As Russia amasses troops at Ukraine’s borders, and the threat of an invasion increases, many in Ukraine may be reminded of past attempts by its neighbor to crush Ukrainian independence.
NATO allies in Eastern Europe, many of which were once Soviet satellite states, provide a gray area that both the U.S. and Russia may view as within their own sphere of influence.
There is another way to honor those 6 million murdered: remembering the ways they lived, not only the ways they died.
In light of Russia’s annexation of Crimea and its current threat to Ukrainian sovereignty, it’s fair to ask: What is the significance now of the Budapest Memorandum?
The bishops issued their message the day after Pope Francis announced that Jan. 26 will be a day of prayer for peace in the Eastern European country.
Devotion to the Ulma family is spreading around the world. Seven of the nine beatification candidates from the Ulma family are children.
“Critics say the government has been whitewashing the fact that some Poles also collaborated in the German murder of Jews.”