Calls to pray for peace in Ukraine

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The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) has invited all the faithful to join Pope Francis in praying for peace in Ukraine. The CCCB statement highlights the consecration of Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary at a celebration in Rome on March 25.

At the same time, several other solidarity actions were carried out by various organizations, including Development and Peace. For its part, the Leadership Teams of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary (SNJM), meeting in assembly, adopted a Declaration that calls for peace and solidarity.

The statement encourages the authorities to do everything possible to quickly provide the necessary support to Ukrainian refugees. A copy of the statement was sent to the Prime Minister of Canada and the Ukrainian Embassy in Canada.