With violence in Ukraine playing out in the past few days resulting in the deaths of at least 26, Pope Francis used the occasion of today's General Audience to invoke an end to violence in the region:
At his weekly General Audience, Pope Francis called for peace in the Ukraine: “With a worried soul I have been following what is happening in Kyiv in these days.” The Holy Father assured the Ukrainian people of his closeness to them, and prayed for the victims of violence, for their families, and for the injured. The Pope called “on all parties to cease all violence and to seek harmony and peace in the country.” Read the full article here
Our Lady, Queen of Peace, pray for us!
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