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George Weigel: An indefensible and vile heresy

Reading Time: 3 minutesFor years, the two leaders of the Russian Orthodox Church with whom Pope Francis met by videoconference on 16 March — Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Rus’, and Metropolitan Hilarion, the Church’s chief ecumenical officer — have worked to buttress Vladimir Putin’s efforts to reconstitute a simulacrum of the Soviet Union […]
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Entrusting the world to Mary’s intercession, Pope Francis consecrates Ukraine, Russia

https://youtu.be/YFS9W8Z-NDY As Russia's violent month-long invasion continued to devastate Ukraine, Pope Francis laid the fates of both countries at the feet of Mary in the...

Papal consecration of Russia, Ukraine has history of controversy behind it

While bishops in Ukraine and Russia were grateful Pope Francis would consecrate their nations to Mary, other Catholics eagerly awaited the text of the...

Russian Catholics welcome Papal consecration of Russia and Ukraine

Russian Catholics welcome the announcement of the Holy Father that Russia and Ukraine will be consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Pope to consecrate Russia to the Immaculate Heart

Pope Francis will consecrate Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary during a penitential prayer service in St Peter's Basilica on 25 March, the...

Pope Francis on Ukraine: ‘Stop this massacre’

Appealing again for an end to the war in Ukraine, Pope Francis said those who invoke God to promote or justify violence "profane his...

George Weigel: Please explain, Patriarch Kirill

In the early 1990s, I met Kirill, now Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia’, when the man christened Vladimir Mikhailovich Gundyayev was chief ecumenical officer of the Russian Orthodox Church.
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Sydney supports Ukraine in crisis

Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP has thrown his support behind Australia’s Ukrainian community, assuring it of “constant prayers” for their besieged homeland, denouncing Russia’s president, promoting a humanitarian appeal and lighting St Mary’s Cathedral in blue and gold, the national colours.

Pray the Rosary for peace in Ukraine

The First Decade: Meditate on the Mystery of the Agony in the Garden Our Father... "My heart is nearly broken with sorrow; stay here and keep...

The spiritual meaning of the Ukraine crisis

Russia was not always as authoritarian and isolated as it has become, writes Ukrainian Catholic Priest Fr Justin McDonnell
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The woman who confounds both left and right

By Lois M Collins Elizabeth Bruenig makes no apologies. Not for her progressive politics, not for her Catholic faith and certainly not for having children...