The National police will create a military clergy, which now operates in the National guard and the state border service.
This was stated by the head of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov, the press service of the Ministry.
“The average police officer becomes a witness around 200 critical situations in his career. The police also need help and support, so kapelanka activities will be expanded including the police,” he said.
Arsen Avakov said that many employees of bodies of the interior Ministry are involved in the fighting. In war in the East of Ukraine and the future of the world, the role of the Church is very important, he added.
Chaplains of the power structures of the United States expressed readiness to help to strengthen the institution of military clergy in Ukraine, shared the experience of creating programmes to support police.