Pope Francis said he is grateful to those people who have been ‘true neighbors’ to Ukrainians, by welcoming those who have been forced to abandon their homes and families.
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“Prayer, and in particular prayer to Mary, is very powerful," said the Russian archbishop.
The major archbishop said he had received messages from all over the world with assurances of prayer.
The bishops urged Polish Catholics to open 'homes, hostels, diocesan and parish retreat houses, and all places where help can be provided to people in need.'
The Latin Rite archbishop of Lviv, western Ukraine’s largest city, spoke with CNA. ‘Rest assured, our prayers can change the course of this conflict.’
The Holy Father expressed his hope that the Jubilee of Mercy will be ‘a favorable occasion for the cold indifference of so many hearts to be won over by the warmth of mercy’ in addressing needs of migrants and those suffering from persecution, war and cultural shifts.
The Holy Father said Feb. 4: ‘Prayer is our protest before God in times of war.’