Tag Archives: Ukraine

VIDEO Apparitions of Our Lady Hrushiw, Ukraine

Here’s a British film from the late 80’s about an apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Ukraine, a place much in the news these days. As it began, I couldn’t help but think about the way that traditional Roman … Read More

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Vladimir Putin, Crimea, and Our Lady of Kazan

Interesting from Asharq Al-Awsat: Opinion: The Black Madonna and the Russian Problem by Amir Taheri Last month, when Vladimir Putin ordered that the Black Madonna of Kazan, the holiest icon of the Russian Orthodox Church, be flown over the Black … Read More

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Who are those guys, and what are those things they are carrying?

I was struck deeply by this photo from Kiev posted with an article at Real Clear Politics: Politics aside, it’s hard to deny that the images beamed to the world from the opening of the Sochi Games were anything short … Read More

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Prayers for Ukrainians

I remember in my prayers tonight the people in the Ukraine.  The people in this unfortunate corner of the world, with its beautiful culture and Christian tradition, have suffered so much in the last 100 years. Tonight they are suffering … Read More

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The Russians aren’t coming! The Russians aren’t coming!

From Reuters: Exclusive: Orthodox leader urges Vatican to resolve dispute By Philip Pullella | Reuters – 23 hrs ago ROME (Reuters) – A senior leader of the Russian Orthodox Church on Monday called on the Vatican to do more to … Read More

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