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Major Serhiy Volyna, who has been leading the 36th marine brigade in the battle for the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol, pictured holding his letter to Pope Francis.

Ukrainian soldier appeals to Pope Francis to help save the people of Mariupol

Apr 19, 2022

By Courtney Mares

Major Serhiy Volyna, who has been leading the 36th marine brigade in the battle for the Ukrainian port city of... Read more

Ukrainian Greek Catholic priests in front of a church in Lviv, Ukraine, in 2018.

Catholic parishes in Ukraine have become ‘humanitarian hubs,’ major archbishop says

Mar 22, 2022

By Courtney Mares

‘May the war stop! May the Lord God bless our land,’ said Major Archbishop Shevchuk. 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

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Hackers interrupt Catholic charity’s online press conference on Ukraine

Mar 1, 2022

By Courtney Mares

Speakers were drowned out by a stream of obscenities. Read more

A Palestinian girl stands in front of a building destroyed during Israeli airstrikes in Gaza City. May 6, 2019.

CRS: Situation in Gaza still dire, despite ceasefire

May 8, 2019

Although a ceasefire has calmed a violent situation in Gaza, one Catholic aid agency warned that the people living there... Read more

Federal budget proposal draws criticism for slashing foreign aid

Mar 14, 2019

A Catholic aid agency is asking Congress to maintain its commitment to international humanitarian funding, after the Trump administration proposed... Read more