Posts Tagged ‘Ukrainian refugees’

Ukrainian family living in uncertainty in NZ, with special visas to expire

Thursday, March 16th, 2023

A Ukrainian couple who fled their war-torn homeland and found sanctuary in Aotearoa are pleading with the New Zealand Government to let them stay. Andrii Mishchenko​ and Olha Turska​ arrived in New Zealand in April 2022 on the two-year special Ukraine visa. The area surrounding their hometown of Sloviansk in Donbas​ was involved in intense Read more

European Union all talk in helping refugees

Thursday, May 19th, 2022

A Polish bishop is accusing the European Union (EU) of being ‘all talk’. With Poland in the middle of a huge refugee crisis, Bishop Krzysztof Zadarko is asking “where’s the support?” Millions of Ukrainian refugees have been pouring across Poland’s border since the 24 February Russian invasion. There’s been no support at all from the Read more

Church seeks to protect Ukrainian refugees from human traffickers

Monday, March 28th, 2022

Ukrainian refugees, especially women and children, need to be protected from human traffickers say Catholic Church leaders. “Let us think of these women and children who in time, without work, separated from their husbands, will be sought out by the ‘vultures’ of society. Please, let us protect them,” tweeted Pope Francis. Catholic aid workers’ concerns Read more