Pope Francis greets pilgrims at his Angelus address June 7, 2020. Credit: Vatican Media/CNA.

Pope Francis Commends UN Security Council for Global Ceasefire Resolution

Jul 5, 2020

Pope Francis applauded the United Nations Security Council Sunday for its recent resolution calling for an immediate global ceasefire amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus broadcast from the Apostolic Palace March 29, 2020. Credit: Vatican Media.

'COVID-19 knows no borders': Pope Francis Calls for Global Ceasefire

Mar 30, 2020

The pope urged nations in conflict to respond to an appeal made by the United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on March 23 for an “immediate global ceasefire in all corners of the world” to “focus together on the true fight of our lives,” the “battle” against the coronavirus.