Vatican told Lavrov bombings in Ukraine must stop, humanitarian corridors guaranteed

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Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin makes a national statement on the second day of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, Britain, November 2, 2021. Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool via REUTERS

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VATICAN CITY, March 8 (Reuters) - The Vatican's Secretary of State told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in a phone call on Tuesday that the Holy See wants armed attacks in Ukraine to stop and humanitarian corridors to be guaranteed.

A Vatican statement said Cardinal Pietro Parolin also repeated the Vatican's willingness "to do anything" to help bring about peace.

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Reporting by Philip Pullella; Editing by Catherine Evans

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