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Catholics take part in day of fasting and prayer for Syria

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Catholics and other religions around the globe are taking part in a day of fasting and prayer for Syria.

Pope Francis asked religions to unite today as a sign of solidarity for peace in the war-torn country.
    
The Pope is also reaching out to world leaders, asking them to reconsider physical intervention in Syria and instead continue to peacefully negotiate.

The Toledo Catholic Diocese is asking parishioners to take part in the day of fasting, a special prayer for Syria will also be incorporated to this weekend's masses.

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