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Among the victims of the Russian missile attack was a four-year-old girl with Down syndrome named Liza.

Ukrainian Catholic bishops pray for victims of missile strike in Vinnytsia

Jul 16, 2022

By Courtney Mares

Ukrainian Catholic bishops gathered in prayer together for the victims of a Russian missile strike on the city of Vinnytsia,... Read more

A Ukrainian soldier rescues a child

Ukrainian archbishop warns that bombings have left people without heat in freezing temperatures

Mar 5, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The leader of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church has warned hat Russian bombardments have left some people in Ukraine without... Read more

Pope Francis is calling for prayers for a peaceful resolution to the crisis in Ukraine.

Catholics in Europe react to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Feb 24, 2022

By Courtney Mares

Catholics across Europe have reacted to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine with expressions of solidarity with the Ukrainian people and prayers... Read more

Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk with Pope Francis in 2020.

Pope Francis prays for peace as Ukraine-Russia tensions rise

Apr 18, 2021

By Courtney Mares

“I follow with great concern the events in some areas of eastern Ukraine, where violations of the ceasefire have multiplied... Read more

Pope Francis meets with Major Archbishop Shevchuk and other members of the Permanent Synod of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church at the Vatican, March 5, 2016.

Pope Francis lauds fidelity of Ukrainian Greek-Catholics

Mar 7, 2016

By Ann Schneible

Pope Francis met with leaders of the Permanent Synod of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church (UGCC) on Saturday, praising their people's... Read more

Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk speaks to CNA at the Vatican, Oct. 9, 2015.

What Archbishop Shevchuk saw in the meeting of the Pope and Patriarch Kirill

Feb 24, 2016

By Andrea Gagliarducci

What’s next for ecumenism? After the recent meeting between Pope Francis and the Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill, the head of... Read more