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Need to move beyond basic relief in Ukraine, ICMC says

July 26, 2022

In a European Parliament session on the humanitarian response in Ukraine, ICMC says there is a need to tend to hearts and minds for the people suffering from the war, beyond food and shelter.

Ukraine crisis needs longer-term solutions: Msgr. Vitillo

Source: AgenSir

In early July, ICMC Secretary General, Msgr. Robert J. Vitillo, spent a week visiting in solidarity with displaced people in Ukraine and refugees in Poland. Speaking for the Catholic Response for Ukraine (CR4U) working group, Msgr. Vitillo at the end of the trip participated in discussions at the European Parliament, pressing for longer-term solutions as the war continues.

World’s Ukrainian Bishops Gather in Poland

Source: Catholic News Service (CNS) in Crux

The Bishops are meeting for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began, to feel the 'fraternal unity of the global Church' at a moment when pastoral care is crucial for both people directly affected by the war and to those clergy and laypeople responding in local communities to provide for the needs of refugees and displaced persons.

ICMC Secretary General visits with displaced people in Ukraine

The Sights, Sounds and Feelings When Meeting With Ukrainian Refugees and Displaced People

ICMC, representing the Catholic Response for Ukraine (CR4U) Working Group, visited Ukrainians in Poland and western Ukraine this week, in...
ICMC Convening Efforts To Coordinate Church Responses to the War in Ukraine

ICMC Convening Efforts To Coordinate Church Responses to the War in Ukraine

ICMC and other Catholic-inspired organizations have established the Catholic Response for Ukraine (CR4U) Working Group. The aim of the group is...
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Bishops of the U.S. Welcome the End of Title 42 and the Adoption of a Temporary Protection Status for Ukrainians

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has welcomed the news about the U.S. government’s plan to end Title 42, a...
ICMC Sends Its Deepest Sympathies After the Tragic Killing of Two Caritas Ukraine Workers

ICMC Sends Its Deepest Sympathies After the Tragic Killing of Two Caritas Ukraine Workers

Following the killing of two female Caritas Ukraine workers and five of their relatives in Mariupol, the International Catholic Migration...
Statement

At UN Human Rights Council, NGOs Voice Concern for Ukrainian People

March 31, 2022

ICMC and eleven other NGOs stated their concern about the ever-growing threat to the lives of vulnerable people trapped in active conflict zones in Ukraine. The oral statement was delivered to the UN Human Rights Council by Caritas Internationalis.

Statement

Christian NGOs Urge EU States to Provide Broad Protection to Ukrainian Refugees

March 24, 2022

ICMC Europe and eight other Christian organizations welcome the support that the EU and its Member States have provided to Ukrainian refugees and appeal for a broad implementation of the Temporary Protection Directive.

ICMC Assists Local Organizations Responding to the Needs of Displaced Ukranians

ICMC Assists Local Organizations Responding to the Needs of Displaced Ukrainians

ICMC, its members and partners step up to provide vital support and assistance for those displaced by the conflict in...
As Ukrainians Flee, Let Us Not Become Disinterested Bystanders 1

As Ukrainians Flee, Let Us Not Become Disinterested Bystanders

In response to the displacement of millions of Ukrainians, clergy members and lay Catholics “have been extremely engaged to provide...

Episcopal Conference of Ukraine

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79008 Lviv

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Ana, a Ukrainian woman in a refugee camp in Austria, 1948

Ana, a Ukrainian Woman Who Lived in a Refugee Camp in Austria During WWII

Ana* is a Ukrainian woman, living in Connecticut, in the United States. A supporter of the International Catholic Migration Commission...

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