Pope, opening Kazakh visit, blasts ‘senseless’ Ukraine war

Kazakhstan's President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, right, claps his hands to Pope Francis at the end of a meeting with authorities, civil society and diplomats at Qazaq Concert Hall in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022. Pope Francis begins a 3-days visit to the majority-Muslim former Soviet republic to minister to its tiny Catholic community and participate in a Kazakh-sponsored conference of world religious leaders. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

Pope, opening Kazakh visit, blasts ‘senseless’ Ukraine war