- Sep 20, 2020
Jean Vanier, who was 90, died from cancer Tuesday morning in a facility in Paris run by the L’Arche community that he founded in 1964.
When representatives of Eastern Churches gather this week for a 3-day anti-abuse summit at the Vatican, many will bring with them the experience of living at war for years, an experience one leading Greek Catholic Bishop says increases the risk for abuse.
A leading Ukrainian bishop has said Russia’s opposition to the recent vote of independence for the Ukrainian Orthodox Church is a dangerous game of “ecclesial colonialism” resulting from Soviet influence.
In George Weigel’s latest book, he’s not reflecting on the Pope Francis era, but the entire global situation over the last quarter-century.
A leading Ukrainian prelate says that by visiting the onetime mother church of the Greek Catholic Church in Ukraine today, Pope Francis is sending a clear message to Russian President Vladimir Putin — “violence and aggression are unacceptable.”
Cardinal Lubomyr Husar, the former head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, died on Wednesday at the age of 84 after having inherited a church “on its knees” in the post-Soviet period and leading it through a renaissance. Eerily reminiscent of St. Nicholas, the prototype for Santa Claus, Husar is being remembered as a sage and moral hero.