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Pope Francis prays the Rosary for peace in Rome’s Basilica of St. Mary Major on May 31, 2022.

Pope Francis Prays Rosary for Peace in Ukraine and Around the World

The Pope recited the Rosary before the statue of Mary Regina Pacis (Mary, Queen of Peace) at Rome’s Basilica of St. Mary Major on May 31, at the end of the Month of Mary. He meditated on the Sorrowful Mysteries in union with Marian shrines around the world, including in Zarvanytsia.

Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles.

Archbishop Gomez Urges Prayers For Peace Amid Iran Tensions

In a statement released Tuesday evening, after Iranian forces fired missiles at an American military base in Iraq in response to the killing of Iranian General Qassam Soleimani last week, the president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops said, “We must pray urgently that our world’s leaders will pursue dialogue and seek peace."