Card. Zuppi visits Kyiv as Pope’s Envoy

Main aim: he treats an initiative to achieve a just peace

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Communiqué of the Holy See

With reference to what was previously communicated by the Holy See, we give notice that on 5-6 June 2023, Card. Matteo Maria Zuppi, Archbishop of Bologna and President of the Italian Episcopal Conference, will pay a visit to Kyiv as Envoy of the Holy Father Francis. The main purpose of this initiative is to listen in depth to the Ukrainian authorities about possible ways to achieve a just peace and to support gestures of humanity that will help ease tensions.