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God wants freedom and respect for women, says Pope

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City, Nov 25 (IANS/AKI) Pope Francis on Friday expressed solidarity with women, saying that God wants them to be free from oppression and violence and to be esteemed.

"So many women are overwhelmed with the burdens of life and the drama of violence! The Lord wants them to be free and their dignity respected," Francis tweeted.

His tweet marked the United Nations' International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

The Pope's nine-language @pontifex account on Twitter now has over 30 million followers.

--IANS/AKI

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God wants freedom and respect for women, says Pope

Vatican City, Nov 25 (IANS/AKI) Pope Francis on Friday expressed solidarity with women, saying that God wants them to be free from oppression and violence and to be esteemed.

City, Nov 25 (IANS/AKI) Pope Francis on Friday expressed solidarity with women, saying that God wants them to be free from oppression and violence and to be esteemed.

"So many women are overwhelmed with the burdens of life and the drama of violence! The Lord wants them to be free and their dignity respected," Francis tweeted.

His tweet marked the United Nations' International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

The Pope's nine-language @pontifex account on Twitter now has over 30 million followers.

--IANS/AKI

vd

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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God wants freedom and respect for women, says Pope

City, Nov 25 (IANS/AKI) Pope Francis on Friday expressed solidarity with women, saying that God wants them to be free from oppression and violence and to be esteemed.

"So many women are overwhelmed with the burdens of life and the drama of violence! The Lord wants them to be free and their dignity respected," Francis tweeted.

His tweet marked the United Nations' International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

The Pope's nine-language @pontifex account on Twitter now has over 30 million followers.

--IANS/AKI

vd

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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