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Ukraine – “The people are seeking God”

Ukraine “The people are seeking God” Eva-Maria Kolmann, ACN International Adapted by Robert Lalonde, ACN Canada When the massive statue of Lenin in Kharkiv was to be demolished, it was feared that it would topple over and its weight would break through the ground, beneath which ran the underground railway. But when the statue was […]

UKRAINE: War in eastern Ukraine: death, hardship, suffering and hope in God

War in eastern Ukraine: death, hardship, suffering and hope in God  Impressions of visitors and from reports to the international Catholic pastoral charity Aid to the Church in Need  Bishop Bronislaw Bernacki is stunned. “No one expected that another war would be carried out on European soil in this day and age,” the Roman Catholic […]

Ukraine – Solidarity is growing among the people

Catholics in Western and Eastern Ukraine defy the most adverse conditions: “The situation in the war zones is catastrophic” by Reinhard Backes, ACN International Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin For Bishop Stanislav Shyrokoradiuk of Kharkiv-Zaporizha, the situation in Eastern Ukraine is dramatic. “The situation in the war zones is catastrophic. There is hunger. More than […]

Journey with ACN – Ukraine

JOURNEY WITH ACN is  our weekly newsletter regularly posted to our blog and designed to acquaint you with the needs of the Catholic Church around the world – and various projects we have helped to bring into being together with ACN benefactors. This week :  Ukraine   The priests of the Catholic University in Lviv thank you for […]

Ukraine: THE STORY OF KIDNAPPED PRIESTS

By Marta Petrosillo, ACN Italy Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, ACN Canada    “I believe that my kidnappers had been watching me for some time already, because they had a lot of information both about me and about my parishioners,” says Father Sergey, one of the three priests kidnapped in Ukraine between July and August […]

Ukraine – “For the first time in the history of contemporary Europe, in a European country, people are dying for the European flag, for European values”

By Mark von Riedemann, ACN International Adapted AB Griffin, ACN Canada Thursday, March  20, 2014 — “We believe that Ukraine is a breath of fresh air for Europe,”stated Ukrainian Greek Catholic Bishop Borys Gudziak and Professor Myroslav Marynovych, former Gulag political prisoner. “Ukraine is not a trouble spot, but a partner offering a vision – a reminder […]

Journey with ACN – Ukraine

JOURNEY WITH ACN is our Friday newsletter which will be regularly posted to our blog.   Our weekly newsletter was designed to provide us with an opportunity to acquaint you with the needs of the Catholic Church around the world – and with some of the projects we have been able to realize together with ACN […]

Press Release – Ukraine

Your ‘solidarity is very dear to us’ Archbishop’s message of hope and faith at time of huge change by John Pontifex, ACN United Kingdom Adapted by ACN Canada Montreal, February 25, 2014. An urgent appeal for prayer has come from one of Ukraine’s most senior Catholic bishops as momentous political change sweeps the country. Archbishop […]

Press Release – Ukraine

ACN International Adapted by AB Griffin, ACN Canada Montreal, Friday, January 31, 2014 –. Catholic pastoral charities in Germany, Poland, the USA and the international Catholic pastoral charity “Aid to the Church in Need” have responded to the critical situation in Ukraine. “We want to strengthen the role of the Christian Churches as a peacemaking […]

ACN Press Release – Ukraine

Ukraine Bishop denounces violence against protestors John Pontifex, ACN International Adapted by AB Griffin, ACN Canada  Montreal, Monday January 27, 2014 – According to a local bishop, the “brutal” crackdown on demonstrators in Ukraine is acting as a recruitment agent for the protest movement. “It is hard to imagine a more prayerful [protest] in 21st […]