Ukraine

Pope Francis says the conflict has caused ‘great suffering to the entire population’

The meeting in Rome follows strong criticism from Ukrainians of Francis’s portrayal of the conflict

The Patriarch of Moscow laid the intellectual groundwork for Russia’s incursion into Ukraine. But now he is paying an exceedingly heavy price

Bishops make plea for unity and independence for Ukraine

The Holy Father ‘joyfully awaits’ visit of Ukrainian bishops to Vatican next week

Pope Francis also reflected on the importance of fathers during General Audience

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The Pope’s comments come after the reported killing of at least 30 people by rocket fire in Mariupol

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Pontiff prays for children ‘abused and exploited under our eyes’ in Urbi et Orbi message