martedì 14 marzo 2017

Ucraina
IDPs in Kharkiv region receive humanitarian aid as part of the Initiative “Pope for Ukraine”
Pope for Ukraine
(Marina Krasnova) From the beginning of the conflict in Donbas, the Church of the Holy Theotokos in the village of Vilcha, Vovchansk district, Kharkiv region, have taken care of internally displaced persons (IDPs). The main categories of people who moved from the turbulent East are pensioners, large families, disabled and disadvantaged people who left their homes in search of a better life in a peaceful area. On March 7, the settlers received first aid from Pope Francis at the parish of the Holy Theotokos, which included fuel briquettes to heat homes and apartments. Each family received more than 2.5 tons of fuel, which will ensure heating till the end of the heating season and will be enough for the next winter. (...)