Ukrainian Catholics in Miami Gather To Show Solidarity With Those Back Home – NBC 6 South Florida
Dozens of Ukrainian Catholics gathered on the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Miami Sunday to point out solidarity with family members again dwelling.
“We must be free. We select to be free. Ukraine has been free now 30 years,” one attendee mentioned.
“I hope the remainder of the world would not assume it is an issue only for Ukraine as a result of it’s a downside for the entire world,” deacon Paul Galadza mentioned. “Anyone who loves freedom, anybody that enjoys residing in freedom needs to be involved about what he’s attempting to do.”
Across the U.S., many different cities additionally held rallies in assist of Ukraine, together with Buffalo, Knoxville and Fort Worth.
A New York City rally drew a big crowd to Washington Square Park. Some audio system referred to as out Vladimir Putin and others, the United States. One Ukranian girl on the New York march mentioned her household is staying put for now.
“I believe the factor that feels stunning is the defiance,” Natalia Radywyl, who’s household is in Ukraine, mentioned. “And I have family there that could probably go to Poland but they want to stay and it’s important to them to stay and be there.”
In Minneapolis, protesters gathered on a bridge the place they waved Ukrainian flags.
Outside San Francisco City Hall, demonstrators referred to as for a no-fly zone over Ukraine, elevated army funding and assured safety for Ukraine. Hoping and praying for a peaceable decision.