Jonathan Luxmoore

Jonathan Luxmoore is a freelance writer covering church news from Oxford, England, and Warsaw, Poland, and serving as a staff commentator for Polish Radio. He studied modern history at the University of Oxford and international relations at the London School of Economics and was a co-founder of the Polish chapter of Transparency International, the world's largest anti-corruption nongovernmental organization. His coverage of religious affairs during the transition to democracy in Eastern Europe won five Catholic Press Association awards, and his books include The Vatican and the Red Flag (London/New York, 1999), Rethinking Christendom: Europe's Struggle for Christianity (Leominster, 2005) and a two-volume study of communist-era martyrdom, The God of the Gulag (Gracewing, 2016).

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Spanish cardinal urges calm as protests mount over separatist amnesty

Polish archbishop urges pope to resist German church demands

As Rupnik investigation reopens, debate continues over use of his art

Catholic leaders respond to Niger coup: 'It's always the poor who lose out'

Greek wildfires spark reflection on pope's call to climate action

Concern lingers among Ukrainians after Vatican's peace mission to Moscow

Lithuania church faces 'urgent call' for action on abuse

French abuse victims bitterly criticize new clergy identity cards

Ukrainian bishops hopeful for President Zelenskyy's Vatican visit

Spanish bishops adopt abuse guidelines amid continuing feud with government

Portuguese Catholic Church highlights problems in abuse commission's report

'We cannot defend ourselves without arms,' Ukrainian archbishop says in a Catholic panel