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cardinal matteo zuppi gestures during a meeting sitting at a table with dmytro lubinets
Politics & SocietyNews
Lilia Kovalyk-Vasiuta - OSV News
Pope Francis’ peace envoy to Ukraine met President Volodymyr Zelensky amid breaking news of the destruction of a critical dam that Zelensky blamed on “Russian terrorists.”
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Daniel Philpott
It is not too early to imagine a ‘just peace’ in Ukraine. But ending the armed conflict is not enough; Russia may need to undertake reparative measures including formal apologies and financial reparations.
Politics & SocietyNews
Sean Murphy - Associated Press
A state school board in Oklahoma voted Monday to approve what would be the first publicly funded religious school in the nation, despite a warning from the state's attorney general that the decision was unconstitutional.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. stands in front of kennedy 2024 signs at a rally
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Paul James Macrae
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. could thrive as a presidential candidate among working-class voters, and his opposition to vaccines and Covid lockdowns could be an asset rather than a liability.
Politics & SocietyVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
Cardinal Matteo Zuppi has begun a two-day peace mission in Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, today, “as the envoy of the Holy Father Francis,” the Vatican announced on June 5.
Houses are submerged in flood waters in Lokoja, Nigeria, Oct.13, 2022. More than half of the 36 states of the country are affected. More than 600 people have died, with more than 1.4 million people displaced. (CNS photo/Afolabi Sotunde, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Ekpali Saint
The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria launched a campaign that aims to plant 5.5 million trees over the next five years to mitigate the effects of climate change.