European church leaders encourage aid workers at Polish–Ukrainian border

Just before Holy Week, the Revd Christian Krieger and Cardinal Jean–Claude Hollerich, presidents of the Conference of European Churches (CEC) and of the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) respectively, issued a special joint Easter message from the border between Poland and Ukraine.  Both men were making a two–day visit to some of the facilities welcoming and supporting refugees fleeing from Ukraine due to the Russian invasion.
With Mgr Grzegorz Ry?, Archbishop of ?ód?, visiting volunteers from Catholic aid agency Caritas. Photo credit: COMECE.

The two presidents were touched by the human tragedy reflected in the…

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