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Canadian Christian leaders issue joint pastoral letter on Ukraine

February 22, 2024

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CWN Editor's Note: Christian leaders across Canada, including the president of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, have signed a joint pastoral letter on Ukraine.

“Not since World War II has Europe experienced the violence and destruction it now experiences as a result of Russia’s invasion,” the signatories wrote, as they called for prayer for peace, support for refugees, and “diplomatic steps toward a just and sustainable peace.”

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  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - Feb. 23, 2024 10:13 PM ET USA

    Russia signed a peace agreement with Ukraine in March 2022, within a month after the special military operation began. But under orders from Biden and Boris Johnson, Ukraine changed its mind and withdrew its signatures. The least Ukraine could have done was to stop the incessant shelling of the Donbas that began in 2014 and had been taking the lives of many for 8 years. Russia had enough and could no longer stand idly by while its neighbor's life was at stake (Leviticus 19:16, NAB translation).