- May 22, 2020
Catholics in Ukraine said people fear a full-scale war with Russia, after a naval confrontation prompted the imposition of martial law in Ukraine’s eastern regions.
A growing number of churches will be used for profane purposes in the future, as secularism gains ground in western countries. A conference in Rome tackled the challenges and possibilities this might entail.
The head of a Catholic order that runs homes for psychiatric patients welcomed the first prosecutions of Belgian doctors for an illegal act of euthanasia.
Ukraine’s president announced Thursday that the Constantinople patriarchy has approved a decree granting the Ukrainian Orthodox church independence from the Russian Orthodox church, a major boost to the president’s approval ratings.
As government delegations from across the globe prepare for a Dec. 2-14 U.N. conference on climate change, Catholic organizations are pledging to make the church’s voice heard.
As the Ukrainian parliament voted to introduce martial law after Russian forces seized three of its naval vessels, Christians in the country are asking for prayer and solidarity to de-escalate the conflict.