“My appeal is not to forget about Syria,” said Immacolata Dall’Oglio, sister of the Rev. Paolo Dall’Oglio, who went missing in Syria on July 29, 2013.
After reciting the Angelus in St. Peter’s Square, the pope praised a cease-fire accord in Ukraine and asked young people not to leave the elderly “by themselves” during the pandemic.
A Vatican task force considering the issues concerning the world today is urging an end to arms production in favor of tackling the problems of human health, peace and security.
Cardinal Charles Maung Bo has appealed to Christians and all people of faith “to pray for Hong Kong” following the imposition by China of a new national security law.