On February 24, 2022, the Russian Army invaded Ukraine. In less than two weeks, more than 4 million Ukrainians have been forced to flee their homes.
This page will be updated as events occur and new resources become available.
A Prayer for Ukraine by Fellowship of Reconciliation
Collection of Prayers by Fellowship of Reconciliation
Liturgy for Peace in Ukraine by Iona Community
'Give Peace A Chance' Global Prayer Vigil by Laudato Si Movement (recording)
Prayer for Ukraine by Archbishop Domenico Battaglia as recited by Pope Francis.
Ways to Give Humanitarian Aid
U.S. Catholic Bishops Conference Ukraine Resource Page
Catholic Relief Services Aid for Ukraine
Ukrainian Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia - Click HERE to donate online via Paypal by selecting "War victims and Humanitarian Crisis in Ukraine" or write a check to the “Ukrainian Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia” and send it to the office at 810 North Franklin Street, Philadelphia PA 19123. Please write on the check “Humanitarian Aid Fund for Ukraine”
Statements & Letters
Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns Statement on War in Ukraine
Letter from Christian Leaders to His Holiness Patriarch Kirill
'Stand with Ukraine' Letter: End Fossil Fuel Dependency
Statement on Ukraine War from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops
Read our latest article, "Ukraine: Faith Leaders Seek Nonviolent Responses."
A high-level delegation of religious leaders traveled to Kyiv, Ukraine, May 24-26 to express their solidarity and demand action for peace. Watch a video from Sr. Sheila Kinsey, one of the delegates, about the experience.
Read an article about nonviolent resistance to war in Ukraine: "Pope Francis, Ukraine and effective nonviolent resistance" by Dr. Eli McCarthy.
Watch a webinar, "War in Ukraine: Human Agony, Global Crisis, Moral Principles," by the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought at Georgetown University.
Raise Your Voice for Peace
Consider endorsing a Declaration on the "Russian World" Teaching by Fordham's Orthodoxy department. All people of goodwill are welcome to sign, regardless of ecclesial affiliation. Click HERE to read the declaration and find the link to endorse.
Sign this petition urging the nuclear powers to refrain from using nuclear weapons in this crisis.