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Faith and Courage in conflict

In Western Ukraine, about 100 kilometres from the Polish border, is the city of Drohobych. It’s an historic town, with antique wooden churches and the initials of Austro-Hungarian Emperor Franz Joseph I over the post office. Like many cities in Western Ukraine, its cobblestones have been drenched with blood century after century: Polish, Ukrainian, Nazi, Soviet, Jewish.

We stand with Ukraine

Chairman of Catholic Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust Greg Smith made the donation following a special twilight prayer service for Ukraine held at the Mary, Mother of Mercy Chapel in Rookwood Catholic Cemetery, on 8 April led by vicar general of the Ukrainian Catholic eparchy, Fr Simon Ckuj.

United for Ukraine

Ukrainian Catholic leaders say they have been deeply moved by the tremendous support and prayers of all Australian Catholics amid the ongoing horror and devastation caused by the current war with Russia.

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...

Mary, Ukraine’s strength

Ukrainians turn to Mary to intercede for peace Ukrainian clergy demonstrating against the war in their country have appeared in media coverage carefully holding an...

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...

Aussies give $1.5m to Ukraine

Australians have poured out their hearts and wallets to help people who are suffering in Ukraine or fleeing the war-torn country, raising $1.5 million dollars in the first two weeks for Caritas Australia’s dedicated emergency appeal.

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...

Fr Flader Q&A: Apparitions in Ukraine

“Dear Father, with the present war going on in Ukraine, I was happy to hear from a friend that Our Lady has appeared several times in that country. If this is true, can you tell me when she appeared and what, if any, were her messages?
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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...