Posts Tagged ‘Pope and Ukraine’

World Youth Day presses devotion and politics of war

Monday, August 7th, 2023
World Youth Day

At World Youth Day on Friday, politics and devotion met briefly. Crux reports on August 5 that during a semi-private meeting, a Russian Orthodox bishop expressed regret for the Ukraine war, thanking Francis for supporting the Ukrainian people. “I would like to thank you very much for all you have done for the Ukrainian people,” Read more

No role for pope in Ukraine

Monday, April 11th, 2022

Pope Francis deserves our admiration, prayers and support for his tireless efforts to promote peace and goodwill among nations, peoples and religions, and for constantly reminding us that everything and everybody in the universe are interconnected. His intense advocacy for the health of our planet, his concern for the poor, and his courageous stance to Read more

Pope invited to visit Ukraine to help bring peace

Monday, February 14th, 2022
Pope invited to Ukraine

Pope Francis has been invited to Ukraine by the leader of the country’s Eastern-rite Catholics who said it would be a huge gesture to help bring peace at a time of tension with Russia. Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk said there was no need to wait for conditions to be ideal, and the visit could take Read more