The besieged city of Mariupol is known as the ‘City of Mary.’
A picture of a statue of Christ being removed from the Armenian Cathedral of Lviv for safekeeping has gone viral on Twitter.
Pope Francis condemned Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and expressed his solidarity with the country on Sunday.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine disrespects “the sovereignty of each nation”, the spokesperson of the Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference (SACBC), Archbishop Stephen Brislin, has said.
Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk issued a video message as Ukraine entered ‘the second week of this horrible war.’
Speakers were drowned out by a stream of obscenities.
‘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 Ukrainian Embassy to the Holy See announced the news on Twitter.
“Today I ask everyone who will listen to us, everyone who will hear our voice from our bleeding Kyiv: fight for peace,” the Ukrainian Catholic leader said.