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USCCB awards $5M to Church in Ukraine, other Eastern European nations

Catholic World News - July 16, 2014

The Subcommittee on Aid to the Church in Central and Eastern Europe of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has awarded nearly $5 million to fund 211 pastoral, construction, and educational projects in 20 formerly Communist nations.

Over $1.3 million was awarded to Ukrainian projects.

“As recent events in the Ukraine have clearly demonstrated, our brothers and sisters in Central and Eastern Europe stand in utmost need of our help,” said Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, the subcommittee’s chairman. “The Church in these countries is doing so much good, despite recovering from the harm done in the past and facing the challenges of today’s secular culture.”

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