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FaithFaith and Reason
Tomás Halík
The world is at war, but we must think about the post-war world. We should not repeat old mistakes and underestimate the spiritual energy of the world’s religions.
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen arrives at a campaign stop on April 18, 2022, in Saint-Pierre-en-Auge, Normandy. Ms. Le Pen finished strongly with younger voters in the April 10 preliminary election. (AP Photo/Jeremias Gonzalez)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
John W. Miller
If Marine Le Pen pulls off an upset in France next weekend, it may be because young voters do not share their parents’ fears about the far right.
Barb Fraze - Catholic News Service
"Euphemistic dressing up, as you try to do in your letter, does not really help."
Cardinal Konrad Krajewski, the papal almoner, who is in Ukraine as a papal envoy, prays over a mass grave near Borodyanka, Ukraine, April 15, 2022. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
Politics & SocietyNews
Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service
On the way back to Kyiv from Borodyanka, a town that had been under control of Russian forces, Cardinal Konrad Krajewski prayed amid the ruins and bodies of those killed, including by an unmarked mass grave, he told Vatican News on April 15.
People gather outside Rome's Colosseum April 19, 2019, before Pope Francis leads the Way of the Cross.
Politics & SocietyNews
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service
The head of the Ukrainian Catholic Church asked Pope Francis to scrap plans to have a Ukrainian woman and a Russian woman carry the cross together during the pope’s Way of the Cross service.
Greg Erlandson - Catholic News Service
“In its effect, the Synodal Path displays more submission and obedience to the world and ideologies than to Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior,” the letter said.