Bologna, 12 March 2022 – “Enough war, we decided to march for the rhythm, Europe is not yet born if we are not able to stop this invasion. “This was stated by the mayor of Bologna, Matteo Lepore, speaking in piazza Santa Croce at the demonstration by step “Cities are with Ukraine”.
Even the Two Towers today welcome one mobilization for the deposition of weapons in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, in Piazza Maggiore, after the first initiative on 25 February with 10,000 participants following the outbreak of the war. And tomorrow is scheduled for pilgrimage to San Luca organized by Cardinal Matteo Zuppi: Catholics, Greek Catholics, Orthodox, Ukrainians, Russians united in prayer. And at 7 pm all the bells of the city will ring.
“Kharkiv, city with which we areellati is a city that has been under bombs for over two weeks, gem weeks, which we used, a few years ago in Marzabot di Stazzema, a city over two thousand of our citizens lost their lives because of the Nazi-fascist barbershops. We told ourselves it was not supposed to happen again. David Sassoli, once on a visit to those places, he said that Europe was born precisely there. No, Europe is not yet born if we do not unite against the invasion of Ukraine, “said Mayor Lepore.
"Peace in Ukraine"the demonstration in Piazza Santa Croce / PHOTO
Lepore underlined that “we are gathering many people who come from Ukraine, in Bologna as in Florence, as in Rome, as in Milan. A Bologna about 1,400 people today they have found the welcome, more than 700 families in Bologna they made themselves available to welcome people who come from Ukraine. We have 3600 people of Ukrainian nationality currently living in Bologna. Our city, our cities, are opening up “.