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Archbishop Viganò and Colonel Grace-Groundling-Marchpole

One of the minor characters in Evelyn Waugh’s World War II trilogy, Sword of Honor, is the commander of a super-secret military intelligence unit, Colonel Grace-Groundling-Marchpole: a conspiracy theorist constantly connecting

Russia’s Attack of Ukraine: 6 Questions With George Weigel

Papal biographer George Weigel has criticized Russia’s incursions into Ukraine since the annexation of Crimea eight years ago. Its attack of its neighboring country last week only reinforced Vladimir Putin’s ongoing campaign of aggression,

Interview: The next 24-48 hours are crucial for Kyiv

Following up on yesterday’s exclusive interview, CWR corresponded again today with George Weigel, Distinguished Senior Fellow of Washington’s Ethics and Public Policy Center, about the many developments in Ukraine. CWR: What are

Interview: Ukraine, Russia, and the world

George Weigel is Distinguished Senior Fellow of Washington’s Ethics and Public Policy Center and the author of over twenty books on politics, theology, current events, and history. His syndicated column

On Ukraine

For months now, the world press has described Russian troop deployments along Ukraine’s borders as spearheads of a possible invasion. The truth, however, is that Russia invaded Ukraine seven years

The Russian Orthodox Church and Ukraine

While Vladimir Putin is determined to reconstitute the old Soviet Union as a sphere of unchallenged Russian influence, Russian imperialism has a history that long antedates Mr. Putin. Czarist Russia was an

Russia, Ukraine, and Moral Reckoning

There have been vast improvements in the techniques and technology of filmmaking since 1961, when Stanley Kramer made Judgment at Nuremberg. But it’s difficult to imagine any cast today improving on

Light from the East

Ten years ago last month, the Synod of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church made a striking decision: It elected its youngest member, 40-year-old Bishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk, as leader of the