Archbishops call Christians to pray for peace in Ukraine

Archbishops call Christians to pray for peace in Ukraine

First published on: 25th February 2022

The crests of the Archbishops of Canterbury and York

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have written a pastoral letter to the clergy and people of the Church of England, calling on them to pray for peace in Ukraine.

In it, they urge Christians to make this Sunday, the 27 February, a special day of prayer for Ukraine, Russia and for peace. They are also supporting a global day of prayer and fasting for peace on Ash Wednesday.

The letter also includes:


Read the Archbishops' pastoral letter