Posts Tagged ‘Russian Imperialism’

Pope Francis chastised for pro-Russian stance

Monday, September 11th, 2023
Pope Francis criticised

Mykhailo Podolyak, a senior advisor to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, has publicly criticised Pope Francis for his pro-Russian stance. Ukraine’s Eastern Rite Catholic bishops echoed Podolyak’s comments. Podolyak firmly rejected any notion of the Vatican mediating in the ongoing Russian war in Ukraine and hinted at possible Russian influence within the Vatican bank. Podolyak’s criticism Read more

Pope defends his controversial praise of Russian imperialism

Thursday, August 31st, 2023
Russian Imperialism

In a bid to quell the controversy that erupted following Pope Francis’ recent remarks praising Russian imperialism, the Vatican has moved to clarify his statements. The pope’s comments were made during a video conference with Russian Catholic youth, where his comments were misconstrued as an endorsement of present-day Russian aggression in Ukraine. Matteo Bruni, the Read more