Papal charity Cor Unum to distribute Ukraine appeal funds
(Vatican Radio) The Pontifical Council Cor Unum, the papal charitable office, will be organizing the distribution of funds raised in response to Pope Francis’ appeal for aid to the people of Ukraine.
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The situation in the former Soviet state remains dramatic though the ongoing conflict between government forces and pro-Russia separatists has fallen off the collective radar.
Calling it a “worn out land,” on Sunday, Pope Francis appealed for an end to the conflict amid reports of fresh fighting. More than 9,000 people have been killed since clashes erupted in April 2014. 1.7 million people