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Interview with the Vatican Secretary for Relations with States after his mission in Ukraine

Peace requires dialogue

 Peace requires dialogue  ING-021
27 May 2022
“The Ukrainian people are truly a wounded people and at the same time very courageous, very determined: we cannot overlook the great suffering of this great people... We must renew our commitment to resolve the conflict through diplomatic and political dialogue”. Speaking with Vatican Media, Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher recounts his visit to Ukraine. Your mission in Ukraine has come to an end after three full days of encounters. What are your initial impressions and conclusions regarding the success of this mission? I would like to begin by expressing my thanks, above all to God, who allowed us to complete this mission. Everything went very well. Then of course, thanks to everybody who facilitated this trip: Church and civil authorities in Poland who accompanied us from Krakow to the border with Ukraine; the Church here in Ukraine ...

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