Russo-Ukrainian War

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Wolodymyr, Tatiana, Franciszek, Magdalena, and Teresa Korczyński on June 22, 2022.

Ukrainian family prays for peace at World Meeting of Families

Jun 23, 2022

By Courtney Mares

A Ukrainian family of 10 is participating in the World Meeting of Families this week. Read more

The Chiriaco family share their story at the World Meeting of Families, June 22, 2022.

Catholic family who welcomed Ukrainian refugees into their home share testimony at the Vatican

Jun 22, 2022

By Courtney Mares

As millions of refugees fled the war in Ukraine this year, a Catholic family of eight made the decision to... Read more

Pope Francis’ general audience in St. Peter’s Square, June 1, 2022.

Pope Francis: Do not use wheat as a ‘weapon of war’ in Ukraine

Jun 1, 2022

By Courtney Mares

‘Please do not use wheat, a staple food, as a weapon of war,’ he urged at the general audience. Read more

Onufriy, Metropolitan of Kyiv and All Ukraine for the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate), at a liturgy in Kyiv, May 8, 2016.

Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) declares its 'full independence'

May 28, 2022

By CNA Staff

A council of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) on Friday resolved on its “full self-sufficiency and independence,” distancing the... Read more

Pope Francis at the general audience in Paul VI Hall on March 2, 2022

‘Enough!’ End war before it ends us, Pope Francis says as Ukraine invasion continues

Mar 27, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

"Before the danger of self-destruction, may humanity understand that the moment has come to abolish war, to erase it from... Read more

Archbishop Borys Gudziak of the Ukrainian Archeparchy of Philadelphia.

'Pray for the conversion of Vladimir Putin': Philadelphia's Ukrainian archbishop reacts to Russian invasion

Mar 9, 2022

By CNA Staff

The Ukrainian Archbishop of Philadelphia fears that the Russian invasion will again lead to the suppression of Catholicism in Ukraine,... Read more

People raise the Ukrainian flag at Pope Francis' Angelus address at the Vatican, March 6, 2022.

Catholic journalist flees Ukraine capital: 'The war brings me closer to God'

Mar 8, 2022

By Katie Yoder

A Catholic Ukrainian journalist documenting daily life in Ukraine following Russia’s invasion of the country has miraculously escaped Kyiv, she... Read more