Papal appeal for Ukraine
April 20, 2016
At the conclusion of his April 20 general audience, Pope Francis issued an appeal for the people of Ukraine, who suffer from an “armed conflict forgotten by many.”
Recalling his invitation to the Church in Europe to take up a special collection on April 24 to address the humanitarian crisis caused by the conflict, the Pope said that he wanted to thank those who will contribute generously to the initiative.
- L’Udienza Generale, 20.04.2016 (Holy See Press Office)
- Pope announces special collection for Ukraine (CWN, 4/4)
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Posted by: Gregory108 -
Apr. 21, 2016 3:46 AM ET USA
Maybe the Pope could expand that special collection to churches in the United States and Canada. Not a lot of money will be raised in Europe.....there is a limit to how much he will raise from all three people who attend church on Sunday in all of Europe.