domenica 7 agosto 2022

Pope applauds Ukrainian grain deal as sign of hope for peace

(Devin Watkins - Vatican News) Pope Francis expresses his satisfaction that grain ships have been allowed to leave Ukrainian ports, saying the deal offers a sign of hope that a just and lasting peace can be found. “I would like to welcome the departure from Ukraine's ports of the first ships loaded with grain.” Pope Francis made that remark on Sunday while speaking at the noon-day Angelus prayer. Four bulk carrier ships set sail from Ukrainian Black Sea ports on Sunday, after the first ships left the port city of Odessa early last week following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on 24 February. The Pope said the deal charts the path forward toward peace. “This step shows that it is possible to dialogue and achieve concrete results, which benefit everyone. (...)
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