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Ukraine: from contemplative silence to hosting and helping refugees

Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) has just approved an emergency relief package for Latin Rite female congregations involved in charity work in the Archdiocese of Lviv, such as the Benedictines of Solonka, who opened the doors of their contemplative monastery to refugees. The contemplative Benedictines of Solonka, near Lviv in Ukraine, are used […]

Lviv: “The Holy Father is present in Ukraine. He is suffering with you.”

Papal envoy visited refugees on the premises of the seminary “There is a lot of coming and going here. Thousands of refugees arrive every day,” reports Father Wladyslaw Biszko, in conversation with the international charity, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN). The priest leads a pilgrim and retreat house in Lviv, on the same […]

Ukraine “Today we are seen as an Indigenous Church”

In the days to come, we will present you with a series of 3 articles about the Church in Eastern Europe:  Ukraine, Moldavia and Belarus. ___________________________________________ Reinhard Backes, ACN International Adapted by ACN Canada In Ukraine the Catholic Church enjoys a very positive reception. This is true for both the members of the Roman Catholic […]