‘In my house, we have 37 people,’ Father Vyacheslav Grynevych said.
Sisters in Kyiv are caring for around 100 people sheltering in a church basement.
He called for the opening of humanitarian corridors.
The pope assured Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk of his closeness, support, and prayers for Ukraine.
“The tragic scenes which everyone feared are unfortunately becoming reality,” Cardinal Parolin said on Thursday.
Pope Francis asked young people Sunday to reach out to the elderly, especially those in nursing homes, to send a message of encouragement amid the loneliness of the coronavirus pandemic.