One year since the invasion of Ukraine, the only thing that has changed is the passage of time. The people are still suffering, they are still in need, Most still cannot go home.
please read the country updates below and donate to the faithful’s fight for survival if you can. god bless you for being a vehicle of compassion and kindness at, what still is, a terrible time.
Updates from Ukraine
10,000 Booklets with Bible Verses for Ukraine
The Society of Saint Paul the Apostle, which has both a male and a female branch, is especially …
ACN has helped more than 15,000 Ukrainians since start of war
A large portion of this assistance consisted of emergency existential aid, which benefited 7,447 diocesan priests, religious sisters and brothers, and diocesan staff. These are the men and women who have remained on the ground, sometimes in the most dangerous situations, keeping the life and activities of the Church going.
‘Almost 80 percent of Ukrainians need help to overcome trauma’
Two priests, Father Ivan Levytsky and Father Bohdan Heleta, were arrested by Russian forces on November 16 and stand charged with leading resistance in the occupied city of Berdyansk. Despite constant efforts, the Church has not been able to secure their release, and there are fears that they are being tortured, said Major Archbishop Shevchuk.
Help for Religious Sisters in Ukraine Caring for War Refugees in Their Convent
The convent of the Holy Family in Hoshiv, in West Ukraine, is currently housing 76 refugees from war-torn …
Ukraine: ‘People are afraid of the winter’
Kaczmarek believes that “recent Russian drone attacks are not targeting strategic military objectives,”, but are instead “making the daily lives of Ukrainians more difficult,” and also making it “impossible to survive the winter in these places.”
Russian militia in Donetsk arrest two Catholic priests
They have been imprisoned in a pre-trial detention center in Berdiansk run by the Russian administration and stand accused of preparing a terrorist act.