Appeal for peace in Ukraine and the Central African Republic

(Vatican Radio) At the Regina Coeli address on Sunday, Pope Francis prayed “for the victims of the tensions that still continue in some regions of Ukraine, as well as in the Central African Republic.”

He renewed his appeal “to all parties involved, that misunderstandings are overcome and that dialogue and reconciliation might be sought with patience.”

Pope Francis concluded his appeal with a prayer to the Blessed Virgin: “May Mary, the Queen of Peace, assist us with her maternal intercession. Mary, Queen of Peace, pray for us!