Pope pleads against escalation in Ukraine
November 16, 2022
CWN Editor's Note: At the conclusion of his regular weekly public audience on November 16, Pope Francis made a new plea for peace in Ukraine, and urged the faithful to pray “to avoid any escalation and open the way to a cease-fire and dialogue.”
The Pontiff voiced his sorrow and dismay at news of new missile attacks on Ukraine, saying that they cost many lives “and damage to much civilian infrastructure.”
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