- Dec 8, 2019
Ahead of his May 31-June 2 trip to Romania, Pope Francis on March 19 officially recognized seven Romanian Greek Catholic bishops killed under the country’s communist regime as martyrs.
On the fifth anniversary of the Russian invasion of eastern Ukraine, the leader of the country’s Greek Catholic Church Tuesday blasted what he called Russian “disinformation” and “great lies” about the conflict.
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.
Jesuit Father Robert Taft, who died Monday at 86, was one of those unforgettable characters who make Rome what it is.
As President Donald Trump tries to spin his summit with Putin as a success, Pope Francis may be nearing another crossroads in his own relationship with Russia.
Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk of the Greek Catholic Church Ukraine says the country’s bloody conflict boils down to a contest between Ukraine’s desire to step forward into Europe, and Russia’s desire to step back into the Soviet Union.