Pray every day for peace in Middle East, says Pope in tweet
Francis tells Twitter followers to remain hopeful16 December, 16:38
"We do not resign ourselves to think of a Middle East without Christians," said Francis.
"We pray every day for peace".
The pope recently called for peace in the Middle East, including guarantees for "the right of Christians to live serenely where they were born, in the country they have loved as citizens for 2000 years".