Pope Francis congratulates the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and all Ukrainians on the 24th anniversary of independence and prays for our country, the press service of the President of Ukraine states.
“I pray in this difficult situation for your country, renewing my spiritual closeness to the victims and their families, as well as with all those who suffer. I support the efforts to help the Ukrainian people to move forward in the spirit of reunification and peace” – said in a welcome letter the pontiff.
The Pope noted that appeals to the Almighty God for blessing for the President of Ukraine and the Ukrainian people.
As we reported earlier the US President has congratulated Ukrainians on Independence Day and said that he will continue to support Ukraine in a very important period of its history.