Yesterday US Department of State warned about the possible attack on St. Peter's Basilica, which led to raising the security alert level in Vatican, but did not prevent Pope Francis from meeting Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko. According the the official website of the President, the issues discussed during the meeting included the help of the church in establishing peace in Donbass, as well as beautification of Bishop Stepan Chmil, who was one of Pope's teachers, and Andrey Sheptytsky, the Metropolitan Archbishop of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Pope Francis accepted the invitation to visit Ukraine, but the exact date of the visit was not announced.

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