Russia could no more accept NATO in Ukraine than France could have accepted neutrality in 1914. Both states were reacting to conditions created by an opponent, both saw themselves in jeopardy, and both had in front of them a no-war option leading to a peaceful exit.
Recent news that a majority of Anglican priests no longer believe Great Britain to be a Christian country may be a case of self-fulfilling prophecy. Their Catholic counterparts should avoid making the same progressive-pandering mistakes they have.
Archbishop Victor Fernández’s claim about a “doctrine of the Holy Father” runs the risk of collapsing all distinction between the magisterium and its normative sources, such as Scripture and Tradition.
The organization Opus Dei has always had difficulty fitting into the greater structure of the Catholic Church. But the fundamental mission of Opus Dei is still fundamentally the mission of the baptized.