Since the beginning of the war between Russia and Ukraine, according to data from the International Organization for Migration (IOM), more than 3 million people have fled Ukraine seeking refuge in neighboring countries, including Poland, Romania, and Slovakia
The voices of our brothers living on the war front reach us with all the dismay with which they are inevitably charged
We Franciscans are following the increasing tension between Russia and Ukraine with great attention and concern. Although there have been some positive signs in recent days, the conflict is still present.
Expressing concern over the increasing tensions that threaten peace in Ukraine, Pope Francis calls for Wednesday 26 January to be a day of prayer for peace.