“Peace seems so far away,” he said, “but we continue to pray and to keep our national leaders aware of the plight of the innocent in Ukraine.”
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The bishops said that the Church in Ukraine could be facing severe repression and may once again be forced underground, as in the days of the Soviet Union.
People from 35 different countries gathered at the Marian shrine Oct. 12.
Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk said he often hears from military leaders about miracles that have taken place during the war, such as missiles missing a car that was later found to have a rosary inside.
COMMENTARY: Despite the lamentable developments in Ukraine and beyond in 2022, it’s possible 2023 could herald long-desired ecumenical breakthroughs.
Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Welcomes Holy See’s Offer of Peace Negotiations, but ‘Time for It Has Not Come Yet’
The official told CNA that mediation should have some requirements, as any other commitment the Holy See would undertake. He also said, ‘[The] Pope’s compassion means a lot to us and goes directly to the heart of Ukrainians.’
This song with roots in Ukraine has become a classic song for Advent and Christmas in the United States.
In an emotional letter addressed to the people of Ukraine, the Holy Father wrote that he sees the cross of Christ in the tortures and sufferings endured by Ukrainians.
‘You immediately realize that evil does not love what is sacred,’ said Ukrainian Sister Faustina Kovalska.
The Holy Father implores Russian president: End the ‘spiral of violence and death.’ The Pope said that he has also been praying for the people of Florida and Cuba who are suffering in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian.