Mexico Cardinal Carrera: Spread Peace, Not Violence
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June 12, 2013

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MEXICO CITY - Cardinal Norberto R. Carrera said the family should become the nucleus of a society that spreads concord and not hostility, while speaking at a voluntary disarmament campaign in Mexico City.

“Society always needs public forces to prevent violence, but preventative actions such as voluntary disarmament are more important,” the cardinal Archbishop of Mexico stated.

The campaign allowed citizens to exchange weapons in their possession for economic aid or cash, and was held at the city's cathedral.

According to the News Service of the Archdiocese of Mexico, Cardinal Carrera thanked government officials for the invitation “to participate in a cause so noble as peace.”

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