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VICTOR GAETAN
NEWS ANALYSIS: With this week’s trip and a second one to neighboring Azerbaijan and Georgia in September, the Pope will visit a Caucasus region that’s considered a dangerous regional flashpoint.
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The Holy Father has asked the faithful to make a “generous contribution” to relieve the suffering of nearly a million Ukrainians affected by ongoing violence between government forces and Russian-backed rebels.
ANDREA GAGLIARDUCCI/CNA/EWTN NEWS
The major archbishop of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church said it was ‘important to listen to the Holy Father and at the same time to be listened to by the Holy Father.’
FATHER RAYMOND J. DE SOUZA
COMMENTARY: Today's meeting has the capacity to be decisive for the shape of world Christianity in the 21st century and beyond.
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Edward Pentin
Russian President Vladimir Putin understood to be meeting’s key protagonist.
VICTOR GAETAN
NEWS ANALYSIS: Ukraine continues to be imperiled by internal and external forces, but a recent USCCB delegation found strong faith amid the nation’s confusion and turmoil.
ELISE HARRIS/CNA/EWTN NEWS
During their June 10 meeting at the Vatican, the discussion also touched on the current problems in the Middle East.
EDWARD PENTIN
NEWS ANALYSIS: The hastily arranged meeting is a double-edged sword.
ELISE HARRIS/CNA/EWTN NEWS
More than 6,000 people have died in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine.
ELISE HARRIS/CNA/EWTN NEWS
Father Ivan Yavorskyy, a military chaplain for the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church, accompanied 17 Ukrainian soldiers on the annual International Military Pilgrimage to Lourdes.
VICTOR GAETAN
NEWS ANALYSIS: War divides — regions, religions, countries, alliances and, sometimes, even families.
VICTOR GAETAN
The Church prays for an end to the conflict in Ukraine.
VICTOR GAETAN
Robert Moynihan was inspired by St. John Paul II to create the Urbi et Orbi Foundation.
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VICTOR GAETAN
SOFIA KOCHMAR/CNA/EWTN NEWS
Catholic, Orthodox and Protestant clergy seek to keep the Ukrainian soldiers’ eyes on the prize.
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The war with Russia has brought ‘incredible devastation’ to Odessa, Auxiliary Bishop Jacek Pyl said.
ARCHBISHOP SVIATOSLAV SHEVCHUK
His Beatitude Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk, head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, writes ‘on the very difficult situation in Ukraine.’
ELISE HARRIS/CNA/EWTN NEWS
Holy Father offers prayers and plea for peace
JUDY ROBERTS
At a crucial time in the European nation’s history, Alexander Sich will teach classes at the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv.
GEORGE WEIGEL
COMMENTARY: Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk leads a spiritual resistance in a country threatened with war with Russia.
VICTOR GAETAN
Joseph Pearce, the Catholic biographer of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, addresses some important and often overlooked aspects of the current crisis.
JOAN FRAWLEY DESMOND
A Register interview with Father Yuriy Sakvuk of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church.
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Protesters take refuge and pray for peace in one of two tent-chapels in Maidan Square in Kiev, Ukraine.
VICTOR GAETAN
As protesters face off against armed riot police in Kiev, Church leaders in Ukraine and the U.S. express support for the beleaguered anti-government 'Euromaidan Movement.'