Russian Invasion of Ukraine (2022)

Killing Putin?

Whatever Putin’s eventual demise, we will gratefully pray, Thy will be done.

Punishment and Restitution after the Russia-Ukraine War | Jus Post Bellum Series, Part 3
Punishment and Restitution after the Russia-Ukraine War | Jus Post Bellum Series, Part 3

Jus post bellum justice provides us with two criteria: holding aggressors responsible (punishment) and providing some form of restoration to victims (restitution). The reality of our time suggests a very limited justice.

Pope Francis on Just War and Ukraine

Does the Catholic Church still believe in the doctrine of just war? Last week, Pope Francis told Patriarch Kirill of the Russian Orthodox Church, “At one time we also spoke in our churches of holy war or just war. Today we cannot speak like that.”

War Crimes and the West’s Response
War Crimes and the West’s Response

Shame on us if we do not act to deter what amount to escalating war crimes by Russia in Ukraine.