Wolodymyr and Tatiana Korczyński arrived in Rome on June 21 with a Ukrainian flag and a desire to pray at St. John Paul II’s tomb for peace in their home country.
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The request for Pope Francis to visit Ukraine came from a young Ukrainian boy named Sachar.
Russia’s blockade on Ukraine’s Black Sea ports has prevented Ukraine from exporting 22 million tons of grain, according to President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
COMMENTARY: Three cases bear special note.
George Weigel of the Ethics and Public Policy Center gives important context on the Russia and Ukraine conflict. Also, Father Benedict Kiely of Nasarean.org, an advocacy and aid organization for persecuted Christians, talks about the special need to support Ukrainians displaced in their own country by the war.
COMMENTARY: Despite intensive efforts, the Holy See finds itself strangely isolated.
‘What about us, do we want to love Jesus?’ the Pope asked May 1, praying, ‘May Our Lady, who readily said ‘Yes’ to the Lord, help us to rediscover the enthusiasm to do good.’ He also prayed for Ukraine, imploring that peace prevail.
Under three titles for one icon, Our Lady is revered by both Ukrainians and Russians, and several other countries, too, who know her by another title.