Today, the Russian military operation that culminated with the invasion of Ukraine reaches its 100th day.
Depaul International has enlisted the help of former takeaway cyclists to deliver food to villages outside Ukraine’s big cities to help people in need.
As soon Ukraine was invaded, Depaul Slovakia started transporting humanitarian aid across the Slovakian border into Ukraine, the first organisation to do so.
When war broke out in Ukraine, the Daughters of Charity from the Slovak Province went to help refugees crossing the Slovak border in Vyšne Nemecke and Ubli where people from Ukraine arrive through the town of Uzhhorod.
It would be wonderful if our provinces in Europe also would be open to receiving refugees from the Ukrainian Vincentian Family who will be leaving the country or, in general, other Ukrainian refugees.
The International Council General of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul has signed, together with other NGO partners in Geneva, a Declaration at the 49th session of the Human Rights Council.
Only those who are parents can understand the pain of a husband/father having to say goodbye to a wife and/or a child who board a train as refugees in order to travel to a safer place
The Vincentian Family in Italy Acts to Support the Work of Their Members Serving the People of Ukraine
United with Pope Francis and with men and women of good will throughout the world, we, members of the Vincentian Family, lift up our minds and hearts in prayer for peace in Ukraine.
We continue to receive news about the activities of the members of the Vincentian Family to alleviate the situation of people suffering from the devastation of an unjust war.
Since the beginning of the invasion of Ukraine, some two million Ukrainians have fled the country, many of them children.
We share a video from Sister Petra, DC, who is ministering on the Ukrainian border with Slovakia.
A statement from Matthew Carter, Group CEO of Depaul International, on the current situation in Ukraine.