VATICAN CITY — Poland’s new Vatican ambassador, Piotr Nowina-Konopka, says that Pope Francis will not back down in helping resolve the Syrian conflict peacefully.
“The Pope is very focused on this issue with a sort of passion,” Nowina-Konopka said. “When he speaks about war in Syria, you see immediately that he will not give up.”
“The way he does it proves that he really believes that the Pope, the Church, Christians, Muslims must do something,” he told CNA Sept. 10.
Nowina-Konopka was appointed as the new ambassador of Poland, as well as of the Order of Malta, to the Holy See on July 6.
He met the Pope privately for about 20 minutes on Sept. 9 to present his letters of...READ MORE