How 'Pope for Ukraine' aims to help displaced families

Posted January 3, 2019 11:14 pm by Editor

How 'Pope for Ukraine' aims to help displaced families

Vatican City, Jan 3, 2019 / 08:00 pm (CNA).- “Pope for Ukraine” is a Vatican initiative that aims to collaborate with non-Catholic entities to respond to the emergency humanitarian situation amid conflict in eastern Ukraine.

The Pope for Ukraine initiative started in 2016, when Pope Francis launched an extraordinary collection for the Ukraine. The initiative collected 11 million euros, along with 5 million euros donated by Pope Francis.
 
Msgr. Segundo Tejado Munoz, undersecretary of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, traveled to Ukraine Nov. 14–18 with a delegation led by Cardinal Peter Turkson, prefect of the Dicastery.
 
The delegation oversaw all the

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