Jackson, Michigan, August 12, 2022
Photo: orthodoxws.com The Romanian Episcopate of the Orthodox Church in America has raised and delivered $70,000 to assist Ukrainian refugees in Romania.
The OCA as a whole OCA raises $650,000 for Ukrainian refugeesThe OCA asks that continuing support be offered through International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC).
“>earlier raised hundreds of thousands of dollars that were then delivered to ELEOS, the humanitarian agency of the Polish Orthodox Church, to help the waves of refugees in Poland.
The Romanian Episcopate’s additional collection was taken up after His Eminence Archbishop Nathaniel learned that the northwestern provinces in Romania were in need of financial aid to care for Ukrainian refugees, the OCA reports.
The $70,000 was sent directly to His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel and the Romanian Orthodox Church.
Ukrainian dioceses donate ambulances to hospitals (+VIDEO)In his address on the occasion, “Metropolitan Agafangel noted that the Ukrainian Orthodox Church has always been and will always be with its people, and such good deeds as the handing over of ambulances are evidence that our people in unity will be able to overcome all those difficulties that have befallen Ukraine,” the UOC reports.
“>Yesterday, OrthoChristian reported that the Ukrainian Church has been donating ambulances to local hospitals. Russian Church has raised ₽225 million for refugees and victimsThe Church has collected, purchased, and delivered more than 2,260 tons of humanitarian aid to refugees and injured civilians, including more than 1,380 tons to the Donetsk, Lugansk, Gorlovka, Severodonetsk, Kharkiv, Kherson, Zaporozhye, and Berdyansk Dioceses.”>On Tuesday, it was reported that the Russian Church has raised ₽225 million for refugees and victims.
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Source: Orthodox Christianity