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>> Pope Francis delivering his State of the World address on Monday. Calling for talks to ease the situation on the Korean peninsula and a legally binding ban on nuclear weapons.>>
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> The Pontiff on Monday instead pushing for peace, according to Reuters Senior Vatican Correspondent Philip Pullella.>> Today he took advantage of the fact that there were diplomats from more than 180 countries around the world in the same room to repeat his call for a total ban on nuclear weapons.
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President Trump retweeted in retaliation that his button was bigger and more powerful.>>
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And to also restate the possibility, restate his concern about the possibility that there may be a nuclear war that even starts by accident.>> Pope Francis also called for a two state solution between Israelis and Palestinians and respect for the, quote, status quo in Jerusalem. That after Trump's decision to recognize the city as Israel's capital.
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After his speech, the pontiff spoke to diplomats from nations such as South Korea and the US, hopeful that his words might resonate.>> After the speech is finished, there's a lot of back room diplomacy that goes on that, again, will not result in any kind of change of opinion by world leaders overnight.
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But the Pope feels that he's sowing a seed for change which may come not in his lifetime, but maybe in the future some time.