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Kentuckians Join In Day Of Prayer For Syria

Contributor: Ellen Bryan
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Updated: 9/08/2013 12:29 am

People of all faiths prayed together today to end the bloodshed in Syria, including churches in Kentucky.

Pope Francis declared Saturday as a day of prayer and fasting for peace in the world.

He’s urging world leader to choose the path of diplomacy over military action.

Local priest said a vigil led by Pope Francis in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican is one of the largest prayer vigils in the church’s history.

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