12 January Archbishop Claudio Gugerotti presented his credentials to President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko
The first stage of humanitarian Initiative “Pope for Ukraine” to help the victims of military operations; today received the support of about 200 thousand people.
It was reported to Obozrevatel which cited the press service of the Initiative “Pope for Ukraine.”
The Vincentian Family organizes a pilgrimage to the tomb of the Blessed Martha Weicka in Sniatyn the eighth year consecutively. More than 1000 pilgrims came on May 27-28 to pray and ask for the grace with the patronage of the Blessed.
“Migrants and Refugees Challenge Us. The Response of the Gospel of Mercy”
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
On December 13, 2016, Apostolic Nuncio in Ukraine His Eminence Claudio Gugerotti met with students and professors of Dragomanov National Pedagogical University. During the two-hour lecture, the Vatican Ambassador answered the participants’ questions and told about the Vatican diplomacy, and Pope Francis’ assistance to Ukraine and Syria.
"Because of the increase of inquity, the love of many will grow col" (Mt 24:12)
Citizens of Sloviansk Donetsk region remember the Spring and Summer 2014 very well: fights, occupation, curfew… Empty supermarkets, disactivated ABMs, marauding, suspended schools, nurseries, no electricity and no water… Fear, that citizens of this city faced, can hardly be described.
The Vatican aid for migrants living in Kharkiv and Kharkiv region is continuing and starting from December thousands of internally relocated persons will be able to receive it” – stated today the Auxiliary Bishop pf the Lviv Archdiocese and the Head of the “Pope for Ukraine” Technical Secretariat , His Excellency Eduard Kava during the press conference in Kharkiv.
At the invitation of the Archbishop of Miami Thomas Wenski and Congregation of the Sisters Servants of the Pierced Hearts of Jesus and Mary (SCTJM) from 8 to 10 June, Archbishop Mieczysław Mokrzycki took part in the Third International Congress in honor of the Heart of Jesus and Mary entitled "Be not afraid to be the saints and apostles of the third millennium ".