On Saturday 5th March, the main Ukrainian community organisations held a rally in Trafalgar Square in support of Ukraine and to Stand With Ukraine.

It started with a short prayer for Ukraine and those who will bring peace to Ukraine, lead by the Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain (Pope Francis’ representative), Archbishop Claudio Gugerotti, who assured those who stand with Ukraine and those who have family and friends in Ukraine that the Holy Father is remembering them in his prayers.

Bishop Kenneth Nowakowski, bishop for Ukrainian, Belarusian and Slovak Eastern Catholics in GB accompanied him and other Christian Leaders in Great Britain, including Archbishop Bernard Longley were present at the rally. They were joined by the leaders and members of "Euro-Maidan", The Association of Ukrainians in Great Britain, the Ukrainian Women's Organizations in Great Britain, the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church and the Ukrainian Orthodox Churches in Great Britain, among others.  

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Rally with Prayers in Trafalgar Square - Catholic Bishops' Conference