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cardinal matteo zuppi gestures during a meeting sitting at a table with dmytro lubinets
Politics & SocietyNews
Lilia Kovalyk-Vasiuta - OSV News
Pope Francis’ peace envoy to Ukraine met President Volodymyr Zelensky amid breaking news of the destruction of a critical dam that Zelensky blamed on “Russian terrorists.”
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Daniel Philpott
It is not too early to imagine a ‘just peace’ in Ukraine. But ending the armed conflict is not enough; Russia may need to undertake reparative measures including formal apologies and financial reparations.
Politics & SocietyVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
Cardinal Matteo Zuppi has begun a two-day peace mission in Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, today, “as the envoy of the Holy Father Francis,” the Vatican announced on June 5.
Inside the Vatican
This week on “Inside the Vatican,” veteran Vatican correspondent Gerard O’Connell and host Colleen Dulle analyze the Vatican's new document on social media.
A building burns after being bombed
FaithNews Analysis
Thomas Reese - Religion News Service
The pope’s refusal to cheer either side in this war gives him credibility as mediator.
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
Sister Lucía Caram, an Argentinian nun living in Spain, has made 18 journeys to the war-torn country over the past 15 months, usually bringing humanitarian aid and returning home with refugees or wounded soldiers.