Catholic Responses to the War in Ukraine
Eli McCarthy, "Pope Francis, Ukraine, and Effective Non-Violent Resistance," National Catholic Reporter
Jackie Turvey Tait, "Ukraine: Separating Just Defence from Dangerous False Narratives," Political Theology Network
Eduardo Campos Lima, "The war in Ukrains is not as simple as good versus evil for scholars of liberation theology," America
Carol Glatz, "War cries: For pope, choosing sides means choosing ‘blueprint’ of peace," Catholic Standard
Statement on the arrival of refugees from Ukraine and the application of the Temporary Protection Directive
Anna Floerke Scheid, Tobias Winright, "Just War Theory and Why Ukraine Has a Right to Defend Itself," The Tablet
Massimo Faggioli, "The Holy See and the War in Ukraine: On the Use or Uselessness of Papal Diplomacy," La Croix
Cardinal Charles Bo, President of the Federation of Asian Bishops' Conferences, "Resist the Risk of a Nuclear Winter, Rally for the Global Peaceful Spring"
Bishops' Conference of the Nordic Countries, Statement on the War Against Ukraine (in German and Norwegian)
Christopher Lamb, interview with Archbishop Claudio Gugerotti, "Has peace a chance? Vatican diplomacy and the war in Ukraine," The Tablet
Actualidade Religiosa (blog that is cataloiguing statements from Ukrainian and Russian religious leaders about the war)
Institute for Ecumenical Stuides, Ukrainian Catholic University, "Ukrainian Churches in the Time of War"
Rectorate of Ukrainian Catholic University, "The danger of nuclear disaster--what can we do to prevent it?"
Pavlo Smytsnyuk, Director of the Institute of Ecumenical Studies, Ukrainian Catholic University, February 25 remarks from the Conference of European Churches
Ramón Luzárraga, "The War in Europe," Catholic Theological Ethics in the World Church forum series, February 26, 2022
Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk, statement from February 22, 2022
February 24 video message from Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin
Commentary from America Magazine
- Eli McCarthy, "10 Ways to Avoid a Devastating War in Ukraine"
- John Davenport, "Just War Theory and Ukraine: Why Military Action Against Russia Is Justifiable"
- Jackie Turvey Tait, Tobias Winright, "Pope Francis May Be Our Last Hope for Stopping War in Ukraine