The Archdiocese of Los Angeles is mourning the loss of Bishop David O’Connell, who was shot and killed two weeks ago. He has been remembered as a shepherd who ‘knew the smell of his sheep’ and who tirelessly served the community. Senior editor Joan Frawley Desmond, who has covered the story, joins us on Register Radio. Then Matthew Bunson and Jeannette DeMelo have an Editors’ Corner that highlights news of the first anniversary of the Ukraine-Russia war, the Vatican’s latest communication on the Traditional Latin Mass and a feature on six American Black Catholics who are on the road to canonization.
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Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk said he often hears from military leaders about miracles that have taken place during the war, such as missiles missing a car that was later found to have a rosary inside.
What were the high and low points of 2022? What developments will continue into 2023 — and beyond? And what New Year’s resolution should the whole Church make?
Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Welcomes Holy See’s Offer of Peace Negotiations, but ‘Time for It Has Not Come Yet’
The official told CNA that mediation should have some requirements, as any other commitment the Holy See would undertake. He also said, ‘[The] Pope’s compassion means a lot to us and goes directly to the heart of Ukrainians.’
In an emotional letter addressed to the people of Ukraine, the Holy Father wrote that he sees the cross of Christ in the tortures and sufferings endured by Ukrainians.
The Vatican’s statement appeared to refer in part to criticism over Pope Francis’ Aug. 24 appeal for an end to the war in Ukraine, in which he referenced Dugina’s death.
Archbishop Gintaras Grušas of Vilnius, Lithuania, is also the apostolic administrator of the Lithuanian military.
The July 14 attack killed at least 23 people and wounded more than 200.
A Russian missile strike hit a shopping mall in Kremenchuk on June 27. Francis spoke about Ukraine after praying the Angelus in honor of the Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul.
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.