WCC News: Ukrainian Council of Churches calls for day of national fasting and prayer
The Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations is inviting all believers of all denominations to unite in fasting and prayer on 24 February—a day marking one year since the start of the war in Ukraine.
“Millions of believers pray for an end to the war every day…” notes the message which also reflects that, as the war rages on, more civilians and soldiers are dying every day.”
The Ukrainian Council of Churches is calling on all denominations of Ukraine to declare and hold a national fast and prayer in their religious communities with round-the-clock prayer vigils, and active performance of works of charity.
“The Almighty and loving God will always answer the fervent prayer of believers,” concludes the text.
Call for national fasting and prayer on February 24 for victory and peace in Ukraine – Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations