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Pope calls for Easter truce in Ukraine leading to peace negotiations

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By Reuters
Pope calls for Easter truce in Ukraine leading to peace negotiations
Pope calls for Easter truce in Ukraine leading to peace negotiations   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2022

VATICANCITY – Pope Francis on Sunday called for an Easter truce in Ukraine, leading to negotiations and peace.

“Put the weapons down!” he said at the end of a Palm Sunday service for tens of thousands of people in St. Peter’s Square.

“Let An Easter truce start. But not to rearm and resume combat but a truce to reach peace through real negotiations,” he said.