Remember the beautiful Svyatohirsk Lavra I posted about the other day?
Russians continued shelling it even after two monks and a nun were killed. Now it looks like this:
Let’s all take a moment to think about how fragile and easy to lose is the shared cultural legacy of humanity. Even a few months ago, this senseless destruction would have seemed unthinkable. But civilization is not the default. It needs to be defended and cherished. Otherwise, barbarity crawls out of its dens and attacks.