mercoledì 7 giugno 2023

Italian cardinal concludes peace mission to Ukraine

(Jonathan Luxmoore - The Tablet)
Archbishop Svetoslav Shevchuk said that “fire, tears and blood” had become “everyday life” in Kyiv. The Vatican's top diplomat has defended a controversial “peace mission” by an Italian cardinal sent by Pope Francis to Ukraine, which ended on Tuesday amid a significant new escalation of the war. “The war in Ukraine will end at the negotiating table – this is why the Holy See's efforts are aimed at trying to get to the table as soon as possible,” Archbishop Paul Gallagher, the Vatican's secretary for relations with states, told La Stampa. “The Holy Father has been continually evaluating ideas and proposals  (...)