"We salute all of the brave women and men who serve, and have served, in peacekeeping operations around the world, and pay tribute to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the pursuit of peace.”
“It is a lot harder to make peace that pursue war” – John Kerry.
"To all those who make unjust use of the weapons of this world, I make this appeal: lay down these instruments of death!"
Persecution is intensifying, Archbishop Neary warns, with ancient Christian communities driven from their lands through ethnic cleaning.
Tens of thousands seeking safety in churches and other places of worship.