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Archpriest Maximian Pogorelovskiy inside Holy Martyrs Adrian and Natalia church in Odessa. Photo by Matthieu de La Rochefoucauld.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Clotilde Bigot
“The church of Odessa shares the pain of its inhabitants. The church is not a building; it is people,” said Archpriest Maximian Pogorelovskiy, a spokesperson for the Orthodox Diocese of Odessa.
Arts & CultureBooks
Pierce Corden
Michael Krepon's new book provides a key history of the times, events, organizations and people involved in the pursuit of a peaceful approach to national and global security.
FaithFaith in Focus
Jon M. Sweeney
Sometimes, standing in a spot and truly acknowledging pain may be the best thing we can do.
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.
Pope Francis speaks during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican May 18, 2022.
Pope Francis
“God is not afraid of our prayer of protest, no!” Pope Francis said in his Wednesday audience, during which he talked about lessons the faithful can take from the book of Job.
Israeli police confront mourners as they carry the casket of slain Al Jazeera veteran journalist Shireen Abu Akleh during her funeral in east Jerusalem, Friday, May 13, 2022.
Politics & SocietyNews
Laurie Kellman—Associated PressAreej Hazboun - Associated Press
Shireen Abu Akleh—a Palestinian-American, a Catholic and a 25-year veteran of Al Jazeera’s satellite channel—was shot Wednesday while covering an Israeli military raid in the Jenin refugee camp.