giovedì 18 agosto 2022

Ukraine may cast shadow on papal visit to Kazakhstan

(Ben Joseph, UCA News)
Come September, Pope Francis will visit the Church's youngest bishops' council and its youngest cardinal in Central Asia, where the Church is in missionary mode and inter-religious harmony holds the key to its growth. In the capital of Kazakhstan at the Congress of the Leaders of World and Traditional Religions, Pope Francis, who has repeatedly condemned Russia's ongoing war in Ukraine, may also meet Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill, who used Christianity in defense of the war in Eastern Europe.  (...)