Posts Tagged ‘Bishop Jan Sobilo’

Ukrainian bishop fears hardest winter since World War II

Monday, September 5th, 2022
bishop fears hardest winter

A Ukrainian bishop fears the upcoming winter will be the hardest since World War II, with shortages of gas, electricity and water impacting a population hit hard by the Russian invasion. “It will be the hardest one since World War II,” said Jan Sobiło (pictured), auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Kharkiv-Zaporizhzhia. “I already ordered Read more

Ukrainian bishops praise efforts to restart schooling disrupted by war

Monday, September 5th, 2022

Ukrainian bishops welcomed efforts to restart classes for a new school year and offered church basements as emergency air raid shelters for children. “The Ukrainian authorities know education is vital for the country’s future, so everything is being done to get youngsters back to school, even while our soldiers are fighting at the front,” Auxiliary Read more

“We don’t have time to be frightened”

Thursday, March 3rd, 2022
We don’t have time to be frightened

Under constant attack from Russian invading forces, a priest continues to minister in under-siege Ukraine, saying “We don’t have time to be frightened. We are staying and helping the people to survive this situation”. Brother Vasyl spoke with Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) from a village near Mariupol in south-east Ukraine. Mariupol is Read more