It’s no secret that fuel is expensive – we are feeling it here, and the situation is no better in Ukraine.
Many people in Ukraine still lack basic necessities such as food and water. We continue to increase our humanitarian response.
At the request of the Prefecture and in partnership with the Red Cross, the “Œuvre du Berceau de Saint Vincent de Paul” welcomed Ukrainians displaced by war and has been doing so since March 19.
“At this dark hour, the Church is urgently called to intercede before the Prince of Peace and to demonstrate her closeness to those directly affected by the conflict.”
The images that are presented to us through the press and social networks from Ukraine are heartbreaking.
The Vincentian Family Prays for Peace and Joins in the Consecration of Russia and Ukraine to the Heart of Mary
On Friday, March 25, during the celebration of Reconciliation that he will preside over at 5:00 p.m. in St. Peter’s Basilica, Pope Francis will consecrate Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
The hostilities in Ukraine are not something new: in 2014 in the eastern part of the country, there were hostile activities between the pro-Russian forces and the Ukrainians. During that year and in the following years, thousands of lives were lost.
The invasion of Ukraine has made us think of the fragility of international relations, and the danger posed by oligarchies and autocratic governments.
On March 10, the Department of Migrants and Refugees held a working meeting to prepare for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees, which will be celebrated on September 25.
A statement from Matthew Carter, Group CEO of Depaul International, on the current situation in Ukraine.
Pope Francis, stating that his “heart is broken” invited people to pray and fast for peace in Ukraine. We take this time now to be close to the sufferings of our Ukrainian sisters and brothers.
Access to truthful information is fundamental in today’s world. The internet plays a vital role in the midst of the globalized society in which we live.