Pope's peace prayer for Ukraine recalls ancient prophesy


Pope Francis is presiding over a special prayer for peace in Ukraine the hawks back to a century old apocalyptic prophecy about peace in the world the prophecy was sparked by the pool to the visions of the virgin Mary two three peasant children in Fatima Portugal in nineteen seventeen Francis has invited bishops priests and the ordinary faithful from around the world to join him in a ritual of deep spiritual importance to many Catholics and a source of fascination to others retired pope Benedict the sixteenth plans to participate under France's envoy is celebrating a simultaneous mass at the Fatimah shrine itself this is the pope's latest effort to ready press for an end to the wall while keeping options open for dialogue with the Russian Orthodox Church I'm Charles that's one

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