Asking European leaders for “creative efforts for peace” in Ukraine, the Vatican secretary of state said the Holy See “will continue to do its part.”
Ukrainian Bishops Hopeful for President Zelenskyy’s Vatican Visit
Ukrainian church leaders have cautiously welcomed news of a Vatican visit by their country’s president, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, after a fresh wave of Russian missile attacks in anticipation of a counteroffensive by Kyiv’s forces.
Kremlin Denies Working With Vatican on Peace Talks
Moscow is not working with the Vatican to end the war in Ukraine, said a Kremlin spokesperson.
Pope Meets Ukrainian Prime Minister at Vatican
After a half-hour private meeting in the library of the Apostolic Palace, Pope Francis gave the prime minister of Ukraine a bronze plaque featuring a bird and a flower alongside the inscription, “Peace is a fragile flower.”