President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and his wife Elena visited the mosaic altar of Kyiv Prince Vladimir and Princess Olga in St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican. The press service of the head of Ukrainian state this information.
Mosaic images of Vladimir the Great and Princess Olga were created by Vatican masters at the expense of the Ukrainian community and Bishop of the Stamford Diocese of the UGCC Basil Losten. They have been kept in St. Peter's Basilica since 1989.
The presidential couple also visited the grave of St. Peter the Apostle, the Sistine Chapel, and the Vatican Museums.
As we reported before, Volodymyr Zelensky during an audience with Pope Francis invited the pontiff to Ukraine.
Zelensky noted that people expect to see Pope in Ukraine.
The President also noted the important role that the Holy See could play in bringing peace to Ukraine.
"The main thing we talked about is peace. He even called me the "president of peace" - this is my image in Europe now," Zelensky said after the audience.