Rome, Italy, Mar 1, 2022 / 02:55 am
Cardinal George Pell condemned the “illegal and ferocious Russian invasion” of Ukraine on Monday in a letter to the leader of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church.
In the Feb. 28 letter to Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk, the former Vatican economy czar said he regretted the “absence of support” for Ukrainians.
“With these few words and the promise of my prayers, I write to express my support for you and all your people, and indeed all the people of Ukraine, at the time of this illegal and ferocious Russian invasion,” he said.
“I join in your protests against this injustice, and I also regret the absence of support for you all in your suffering.”