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Christian Solidarity vs. Barbarism

CRACOW. Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainian refugees have passed through this ancient cultural capital of Poland since Vladimir Putin’s poorly equipped, miserably led, and brutish army invaded Ukraine on February

Wars and Choices

One of the more irritating tropes of this age in which sloganeering has replaced argumentation is the alleged distinction between “wars of choice” and “wars of necessity.” That distorted and

Holy Week 2022: A Wartime Meditation

In both the Roman and Byzantine liturgical calendars, Lent 2022 has coincided with a brutal war in Ukraine. That war was launched by Russia’s Vladimir Putin for an ignoble, imperial

The Souls of Katyn—and Bucha—Weep

When Soviet Russia, then an ally of Nazi Germany, invaded Poland on September 17, 1939, it quickly helped complete the vivisection of the Second Poland Republic, which disappeared from the

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