Vatican: Appeal for peace, dialogue and freedom in Syria
May 8, 2014: The Pontifical Council for the Family and the Italian Caritas made another
appeal calling for "Peace for the families of Syria, dialogue between the conflicting
parties and freedom for all the hostages .” The joint video call was made at the
book fair of Turin, Italy, May 8-12, in which the two organizations pledged to continue
providing concrete aid to the Syrian population to support the interventions of Caritas
and in the work of education for peace and solidarity, despite the situation of violence.