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Russian attack on Caritas warehouse destroys 300 tonnes of humanitarian supplies 

Caritas Australia has confirmed that Russian troops on Tuesday attacked an industrial enterprise in Lviv, where a Caritas-Spes Ukraine humanitarian aid warehouse was located.

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Pope calls for October to be dedicated to praying for peace in Ukraine

Insisting that there is “a need for more prayer, for conversion and an end to the conflict” in Ukraine, Pope Francis has invited Christians to dedicate October to praying for peace and reconciliation in the war-torn country. Source: Vatican News.

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Pope did not intend to praise Russian imperialism: Vatican

After the leader of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church expressed “great pain and concern” at Pope Francis’ recent video message to young Russian Catholics, the Vatican said that the Pope did not intend to exalt Russian imperialism. Source: CNA.


Nearly 550 Ukrainian children killed during 18 months of war

Just shy of 550 children have been killed in Ukraine since the start of the war following Russia’s invasion on February 24, 2022, according to an international humanitarian organisation. Source: Vatican News. 

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Pope asks for renewed prayers for Ukraine on eve of its Independence Day

Acknowledging Ukraine’s celebration of Independence Day, Pope Francis yesterday pleaded with thousands of visitors at his weekly general audience to keep praying for peace in the country. Source: NCR Online.

Reflection Ukraine

Visit confirms Church’s support for people of Ukraine

A delegation of Australian bishops, priests and laity has visited war-engulfed Ukraine in an extension of pastoral fraternity and humanitarian solidarity, writes Annie Carrett. Source: Melbourne Catholic.


Italian Government, bishops offer Ukrainian children beach holiday

As part of Italy’s ongoing effort to support Ukrainian refugees, the Italian bishops conference and the Government have partnered to offer a group of Ukrainian children a beach holiday in several seaside towns. Source: Crux.

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Pope renews calls for prayer for Ukraine

Pope Francis has renewed calls for prayer for Ukraine and entrusted to Mary her people’s prayers for peace. Source: OSV News.

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Australian bishops make pastoral visit to war-torn Ukraine

An Australian Catholic Bishops Conference delegation has spent four days in Ukraine in an expression of pastoral solidarity with the country’s people, responding to an invitation from the head of the Ukrainian Church in Australia. Source: ACBC Media Blog.