Called to Unity

Like many Ukrainian Greco-Catholics, I am pleased that Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill finally met in Havana February 12, even though the negotiations that preceded this encounter included some unseemly concessions. After all, for the last three decades such an encounter was always described as . . . . Continue Reading »

Letter from Moscow

Visitors from the West are often surprised to learn how many historic Catholic churches are scattered about the Russian heartland. Today‚Äôs ultra-nationalists cultivate the myth of a purely Russian-speaking, purely Orthodox czarist Russia with Catholics only in far-western possessions like Poland . . . . Continue Reading »