attacking such general targets as war and injustice but not specific wars or injustices, realised justice came from civilised knowledge and spontaneous love for new nations and their people. "This, which is simple and clear to the young prophets of the future, is difficult to attach oneself to," he said. "It requires some sacrifice. Even we, with others more capable and more powerful, have for several years said this, and we still say it."
The marchers, sponsored by the "Outstretched Hands" movement and by the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organisation, which has its headquarters in Rome, took four hours to pass through St. Peter's Square during a 16-mile march which ended with an ecumenical service near the Colosseum.
Similar marches were planned in 650 other cities around the world.