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Ukrainian soldier saved by praying the rosary, priest recounts

Feb 27, 2023

By Ana Paula Morales

Part of Ukrainian priest Father Josafat Boyko’s ministry is to provide spiritual direction to soldiers fighting the Russian invasion. Read more

The Knights of Columbus film "In Solidarity with Ukraine" will have a six-week run on ABC-affiliated stations starting Feb. 26.

Knights of Columbus’ new film on humanitarian crisis in Ukraine: Here’s how to watch

Feb 25, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

The documentary film “In Solidarity with Ukraine” premieres Feb. 26 and will run for six weeks on ABC-affiliated stations across... Read more

Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk records a video message on April 8, 2022.

Ukrainian Catholic leader on anniversary of war: We need spiritual strength

Feb 24, 2023

By Hannah Brockhaus

“On this 365th day of war, we thank the Lord God that we can continue to fight against the evil... Read more

Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk, leader of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, on Dec. 9, 2022

‘This is how we experienced a year of war in Ukraine’

Feb 24, 2023

By Andrea Gagliarducci

What does it mean to be a Christian in times of war? This is the existential question to which Christians... Read more


Ukrainian Catholics to livestream Stations of the Cross from bomb shelter on Friday

Feb 22, 2023

By Courtney Mares

The online prayer event on the first Friday of Lent at 8 p.m. Kyiv time will tell the personal stories... Read more

Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk, leader of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, on Dec. 9, 2022

Ukrainian Catholic leader says focus is on providing help and hope, one year into the war

Feb 10, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

“It’s a miracle we are still alive,” Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk told reporters at a Feb. 8 news conference organized... Read more

Pope Francis greets the crowd at his Sunday Angelus address on Jan. 29, 2023.

Pope Francis decries culture that ‘throws away’ unborn children, elderly, poor

Jan 29, 2023

By Courtney Mares

In his Sunday Angelus address, Pope Francis decried a culture that “throws away” unborn children, the elderly, and the poor... Read more

Archbishop Broglio blesses Sashko Lenevych, a lieutenant in the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Here’s what American Catholics in the pews have done to help relief efforts in Ukraine

Jan 27, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

“When the first bombs struck Ukraine nearly a year ago, aid was already coming in from Catholics in the United... Read more

Pope Francis meets with the Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations on Jan. 25, 2023, at the Vatican.

Ukrainian interfaith group’s efforts a ‘concrete testimony of peace,’ Pope Francis says

Jan 25, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

Pope Francis expressed his support for the group of leaders representing different churches and religious organizations in Ukraine. Read more

Pope Francis speaks at his general audience in Paul VI Hall on Jan. 18, 2023.

Pope Francis: Jesus is ‘the unsurpassed model of evangelization’

Jan 18, 2023

By Courtney Mares

At his weekly public audience, Pope Francis said that one of the best images to represent Jesus’ style of life... Read more

Pope Francis delivers the Angelus address on Jan. 8, 2023.

Pope Francis: God’s justice frees us from the snares of evil

Jan 8, 2023

By Courtney Mares

On the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, the pope said in his Angelus address that “Jesus reveals God’s... Read more

Archbishop Broglio blesses Sashko Lenevych, a lieutenant in the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Archbishop Broglio visits Ukraine, promises American solidarity

Jan 3, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

Archbishop Timothy Broglio, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, offered messages of encouragement and solidarity.  Read more

With a cane in his right hand, 86-year-old Pope Francis delivers his 10th Christmas "Urbi et Orbi" blessing on Dec. 25, 2022.

On Christmas Day, Pope Francis prays for Prince of Peace to end ‘third world war’

Dec 25, 2022

By Courtney Mares

Speaking from the central balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica on Dec. 25, the pope offered the traditional “Urbi et Orbi”... Read more

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky receives from U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) (L) a US national flag during his address to the U.S. Congress at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 21, 2022.

With Zelenskyy in the U.S., faith leaders sign petition calling for a ‘Christmas truce’

Dec 21, 2022

By Katie Yoder

One thousand faith leaders have signed a petition that asks the Biden administration to push for a “negotiated settlement” to... Read more

Pope Francis speaks during his general audience on Oct. 26, 2022.

In World Peace Day message, Pope Francis asks, ‘What did we learn from the pandemic?’

Dec 16, 2022

By Courtney Mares

In a message sent to heads of state across the world, Francis asked leaders to reflect on what lessons can... Read more

Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly of the Knights of Columbus helped assemble care packages prepared for Ukraine alongside Ukrainian refugees and Bishop Stolarczyk of Radom, Poland.

KofC Supreme Knight to American Catholics: ‘Remember our brothers and sisters in Christ in Ukraine this winter’

Dec 15, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Knights of Columbus Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly is convinced that American Catholics must continue to stand in solidarity with the... Read more

Destruction in Izium, Ukraine – December 2022.

Seeing Jesus in the enemy: Christmas in Ukraine’s martyr city

Dec 12, 2022

By Andrea Gagliarducci

There is a lot to rebuild in the town of Izium. An estimated 80% of the taller buildings and 30%... Read more

The U.S. bishops met in Baltimore for their annual fall general assembly on Nov. 14-17, 2022.

9 key things the U.S. bishops did at their fall meeting in Baltimore

Nov 18, 2022

By Zelda Caldwell

Here’s a summary of key actions taken at the U.S.Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) fall plenary assembly. Read more

Vladimir Putin / Credit: Flickr from Global Panorama (CC BY-SA 2.0)  Pope Francis / Daniel Ibañez, ACI Press

Russia is ‘willing’ to speak with Pope Francis about the war in Ukraine

Oct 26, 2022

By CNA Staff

Russian presidential spokesman Dmitri Peskov said his government is willing to talk with Pope Francis, the U.S., and France to... Read more

Pope Francis dedicated nearly all of his Angelus address on Oct. 1 to the war in Ukraine.

Pope Francis appeals to Putin for an immediate ceasefire in Ukraine

Oct 2, 2022

By Courtney Mares

Speaking from the window of the Apostolic Palace on Oct. 2, the pope dedicated nearly all of his Angelus address... Read more