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Now more than ever it seems right to respond to the war in Ukraine with prayer, fasting and almsgiving.
The group of 15 refugees consisted of mothers and children who found refuge in Italy after Russia’s full-scale invasion of their country.
From battle-ravaged Kharkiv in Ukraine to refugee centers in Poland, Marians of the Immaculate Conception are on the front lines to aid those in need.
“Every effort has been made in the shortest possible time to welcome these people and make them feel at home," Bishop Hernández said.
The bishops applauded the decision to waive visa requirements for Ukrainians seeking to enter Ireland and other EU countries.
According to the U.N. refugee agency, more than 2.1 million people had fled Ukraine as of March 8. Almost 1.3 million of them have traveled to Poland.
The Knights want to tell the many refugees, 'We will carry your burdens, and we want to overcome evil with good.'
The letter cited the Russian military strikes against major Ukrainian cities, the hundreds of civilian deaths, and U.S. officials’ beliefs that Russia plans to 'decapitate the Ukrainian government.'