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Pope Francis calls for the "commitment of all" to fight fires in the Amazon

Pope Francis expressed his regret on Sunday for the fires that affect the Amazon region and took advantage of his traditional weekly appearance in St. Peter's Square to call on the global community to face the disaster, the Vatican said. "We are all worried about the great fires that have developed in the Amazon. Let us pray that, with the commitment of all, they can be tamed as soon as possible. That lung of forests is vital for our planet," said the pontiff.

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