Getting the story straight on the Pope’s statements about the war in Ukraine

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace Two newspaper articles this past May 3rd referring to Pope Francis’ attitude and actions toward the war in Ukraine, demonstrate the need to read such reporting carefully. The Wall Street Journal excoriated the Pope with an editorial entitled “POPE FRANCIS BLAMES NATO”. Beginning with the charge … Continue reading Getting the story straight on the Pope’s statements about the war in Ukraine

War is hell in every dimension

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace If one can use such an antiseptic word, the “contours” of the war in Ukraine have recently changed dramatically and horribly. Vladimir Putin’s reported prediction that Kyiv would fall in a short two days has been completely denied by Ukrainian military and popular resistance. If a … Continue reading War is hell in every dimension