Ukrainian prelate says blood of dead ‘calls to heaven’

Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk, head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, visited several cities recently liberated from Russian occupation, including Bucha, where war crimes are believed to have been committed against civilians. On April 7, Archbishop Shevchuk also made stops in Gostomel and Irpin, according to the website for the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church. Standing…

Click here to subscribe

European cardinals call for major Church changes

Over the past week, two leading European cardinals, both of whom enjoy broad favour with Pope Francis, have made public statements calling for a change in the Catholic Church’s current position on the issues of homosexuality and priestly celibacy. Homosexual relationships In an interview published in Germany’s Catholic News Agency (KNA) earlier this week, Jesuit…

Click here to subscribe

‘Shame on the West’ for abandoning Afghani refugees – top European prelate

One of Europe’s leading cardinals has criticised the continent’s political leaders, and those throughout the west, for abandoning Afghani refugees, focusing more on numbers than on how best to help those fleeing violence. Speaking to SIR, the news outlet of the Italian bishops, Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, archbishop of Luxemburg and president of the Commission of Bishops’…