Pope invited to pray for victims of Ukrainian floods
Pope Francis urged people to pray for people in the western regions of Ukraine affected by large-scale floods.
It is reported by Vatican News.
Speaking through the window of the Apostolic Palace, the Pope, in particular, called for prayer to improve the lot of the peoples of the Middle East who suffer from wars “, as well as to those who have been hit by severe floods in western Ukraine “.
“I urge you to pray also for the people of Yemen, for the children who are suffering from a very serious humanitarian crisis. And also for those who have been hit by severe flooding in western Ukraine: receive comfort and fraternal help from the Lord, “said the Pope.
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As noted, the western regions of Ukraine as a result of heavy rains suffer from large-scale flooding. In the Carpathian region, three people died as a result of the disaster, another disappeared.
On Thursday 25 June, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky made a working trip to the Ivano-Frankivsk region, where he examined the effects of the flood and learned about the progress made in eliminating the emergency.
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The government has allocated nearly 700 million UAH to priority measures to eliminate the effects of the floods in western Ukraine.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru