After more than three centuries of dependence on the Moscow Patriarchate, even the pro-Russian Ukrainian Orthodox Church has decided to cut its relations with the Russian Patriarchate completely off.
Fr. Andrzej Oleinik is a young Moldavian Dehonian priest and Siergiej Babic is a Ukrainian medical student interested in Dehonian religious life. They shared first of all their joy for the opportunity to speak with the Congregation "because we are a family".
The Dehonians in Ukraine and the Dehonians from Poland help and support the people who are living the drama of war between Russia and Ukraine.
The social commitment of many of our communities that have opened their doors to refugees from the Ukraine.
The expansionist model of Putin's Russia and the refusal of the Orthodox Church in Moscow to characterize the military aggression against Ukraine.
I heard shots of our Artillery, we have an air alarm and we have to hide in a safe place, we sit on the floor of the hour..
Live from Ukraine and Poland, Dehonians report on war and aid to refugees.
"We do not want to leave our parishioners. We are prepared to survive the next few days": these are the words of Fr. Tadeusz Wołos, superior of the religious community.
Pope Francis invited all Christians around the world to pray today for the difficult situation in Ukraine. We publish the letter from our confreres in Ukraine.