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Ukrainian Website interviews George Weigel

Olna Herasymenko for CREDO Ukraine George Weigel previously publicly called the Russian Orthodox Church to stop spreading lies about the UGCC, and in the early days of the invasion in

Two Years On, Still Unbroken

Two years ago, Russian forces attempted a Hitlerian blitzkrieg in Ukraine. According to Russian dictator Vladimir Putin, its goal was to eradicate Ukraine: both the Ukrainian state and the Ukrainian

Standing with Ukraine

My friend and colleague Carl Trueman recently observed that “the West is no longer a consortium of serious cultures.” To which I am sorely tempted to add, “or serious polities.”

Big Questions with a Serious Thinker

Jay Nordlinger for National Review On Friday, I recorded a Q&A podcast with George Weigel: here. Weigel is one of the leading political writers — and social critics, etc. — in America. His

Solidarity with a Martyr-Church

Ever since the 1596 Union of Brest re-established full communion between the Bishop of Rome and several ecclesiastical jurisdictions in Eastern Europe, what we know today as the Ukrainian Greek

Just War, Just Peace, and Ukraine

Carl von Clausewitz, the nineteenth-century Prussian military theorist whose masterpiece, On War, is still studied today, is not typically regarded as an intellectual resource for moral philosophers and moral theologians. That’s

The Vatican as Peacemaker in Ukraine?

A few days after Cardinal Matteo Zuppi’s appointment as head of a Vatican “peace mission” to “help ease tensions in the conflict in Ukraine” (as Vatican News put it), a startling picture

What Ukraine Means

On February 24, 2022, something considered so unlikely in the twenty-first century as to be almost unimaginable happened: A large ­European state mounted a full-scale, full-­spectrum invasion of another large

Churchmen of the Year

hen they were working together some years ago at the Ukrainian Catholic University—the only Catholic institution of higher learning in the former Soviet space—Father Borys Gudziak and Father Sviatoslav Shevchuk

On the Folly of Ignoring Dictators

Earlier this year, I had the honor and pleasure of being introduced to Hatfield House, ancestral home of the marquesses of Salisbury, by the seventh marquess, Robert Michael James Gascoyne-Cecil,