Russian soldiers loot Catholic seminary in Ukraine
May 12, 2022
CWN Editor's Note: Russian soldiers ransacked and looted the seminary of the Latin-rite Diocese of Kyiv-Zhytomyr, according to Aid to the Church in Need, which is raising funds for the seminary’s restoration.
“They took everything they could: kitchen utensils, washing machines, computers, and air conditioners,” said Father Ruslan Mykhalkiv, the seminary’s rector. “The seminarians’ rooms were ransacked, and they took liturgical items, including a chalice donated by St. John Paul II when he visited Ukraine in 2001.”
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