Catholic Church in Ukraine

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Ukrainian Soldier Saved by Praying the Rosary, Priest Recounts

Feb 27, 2023

One year from the start of the war between Russia and Ukraine, a Catholic priest recounted how a Ukrainian soldier was spared from being killed by praying the rosary.

Pope Francis looking at images from Ukraine at the general audience, Dec. 21, 2022 | Vatican Media

"It’s in these times when heroes and saints are born": Ukrainian Priest

Feb 24, 2023

On the first anniversary of the war in his homeland, Ukrainian priest Father Jurij Blazejewski highlighted the faith of the Ukrainian people and assured that “it is Christ who is winning there” in a conflict where “saints and heroes are born.”

Father Vyacheslav Grynevych gave Pope Francis with a cross made out of broken glass and rubble from destroyed buildings in Kyiv on Feb. 21, 2023. | Photo courtesy of Father Vyacheslav Grynevych

Catholic Priest from Ukraine Gives Pope Francis Cross Made out of War Rubble

Feb 23, 2023

Father Vyacheslav Grynevych vividly remembers the first day of the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine one year ago.

Father Oleksandr Repin among the church ruins | Benedictine Missionary Sisters

Benedictine Nun from Ukraine: The Church Building is in Ruins, but the Church is Alive

Nov 18, 2022

After the liberation of the Mykolaiv district in Ukraine from the Russian army last week, residents began to return to their homes with the hope of saving at least some of their possessions.

Pope Francis meets members of the Papal Foundation in the Vatican’s Clementine Hall, April 28, 2022. Vatican Media.

Pope Francis Thanks Papal Foundation for Aid to Ukraine

Apr 28, 2022

The pope said that the foundation brings ‘love, hope, and mercy’ to those it supports.