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July 18, 2014

Pope Deplores Loss of Life in Malaysian Plane Crash

Holy Father offers prayers and plea for peace

July 8, 2014

Franciscan University Professor to Return to Ukraine on Fulbright Fellowship

At a crucial time in the European nation’s history, Alexander Sich will teach classes at the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv.

May 15, 2014

Ukraine’s Tireless Shepherd

COMMENTARY: Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk leads a spiritual resistance in a country threatened with war with Russia.

March 21, 2014

‘The Issue of Ukraine and Crimea Is Complex’

Joseph Pearce, the Catholic biographer of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, addresses some important and often overlooked aspects of the current crisis.

March 5, 2014

Ukrainian Priest Discusses His Homeland and the Perils of the Russian Presence in Crimea

A Register interview with Father Yuriy Sakvuk of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church.

March 3, 2014

Ukrainian Catholic Archbishop Prays for Crimea

Protesters take refuge and pray for peace in one of two tent-chapels in Maidan Square in Kiev, Ukraine.

February 19, 2014

Ukraine at the Breaking Point: 26 Dead, but Spirit Undefeated

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.'

November 25, 2013

Putin Meets Pope, Human Dignity and Syria Focus of Talks

December 11, 2011

Alexander Solzhenitsyn on the Culture of Death

Joseph Pearce remembers his weekend with the Russian dissident and discusses his updated biography of him.

May 31, 2011

Was St. Joseph at the Visitation?, How to Help the Poor, Good Samaritans Swarm Joplin, and more!

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October 6, 2010

The Puzzling Decline in Abortions

Researchers Debate: Is Contraception the Cause?

November 20, 2009

Priest Gunned Down in Moscow

July 6, 2009

Vatican-Russia Diplomatic Ties?