Even Papa’s Peace Doves Get Pecked Sometimes

“Christians who are afraid to build bridges and prefer to build walls are Christians who are not sure of their faith, not sure of Jesus Christ,” Pope Francis.

Bridge building can be hazardous, huh? Just take a look at what happened to the peace doves Pope Francis released while, ironically, praying for peace in the Ukraine where violent protests have raged since late November.

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Alessandro Bianchi / Reuters

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Gregorio Borgia / AP

The moment provided a bit of inspiration for my latest piece at CatholicMom.com, Even Papa’s Peace Doves Get Pecked Sometimes. Read the rest here.

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