Appeal for Emergency in Ukraine
During the Regina Coeli on Sunday, April 3, 2016, the Holy Father announced an extraordinary initiative in favor of those suffering the consequences of violence in Ukraine. A special collection will take place in churches throughout Europe on Sunday, April 24, 2016. The proceeds of the collection will be added to an important sum made available by the Holy Father and will benefit residents in the affected areas and the internally displaced persons
The Pontifical Council Cor Unum will be in charge of evaluating and approving the technical administration of the funds for projects reviewed locally by an ad hoc Commission. At the end of the month of April, Msgr. Giampietro Dal Toso, Secretary of Cor Unum, will participate in a mission to Ukraine.
Mission of Msgr. dal Toso in Ukraine (April 24-27, 2016)