Ash Wednesday - Worldwide Day of Prayer and Fasting for Ukraine - March 2, 2022 - Read Pope Francis' Appeal

Pope Francis Appeal - Worldwide Prayers for Ukraine



Day of Prayer and Fasting for the Ukraine


Pray for Ukraine - Background Ukrainian Flag


Speaking at the end of his weekly General Audience, Pope Francis invited everyone to make 2 March, Ash Wednesday, a Day of Fasting for Peace in the Ukraine.

“I encourage believers in a special way to dedicate themselves intensely to prayer and fasting on that day. May the Queen of Peace preserve the world from the madness of war,” he said.