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Pope Francis appeals for Ukraine at Angelus

Pope Francis during Angelus prayer - ANSA

Pope Francis during Angelus prayer - ANSA

25/01/2015 12:55

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis issued a heartfelt appeal on Sunday for Ukraine saying, “ I am following with deep concern the escalation of the fighting in eastern Ukraine, which continues to cause many casualties among the civilian population. As I assure you of my prayers for all who suffer, I renew a heartfelt appeal for a resumption  in dialogue and an end to all hostilities.”

The Holy Father made the appeal following the recitation of the Marian prayer from his studio above St Peter’s Square.


25/01/2015 12:55