A special anti-terrorism court has denied bail to Father Stan Swamy, accused of links with terrorism. Cardinal Gracias urges prayers for the Jesuit.
Rose Molokoane speaks on behalf the homeless, landless and poor at a meeting of Popular Movements and the Vatican’s Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development on Saturday.
Pope Francis on Saturday met the students and staff Rome’s Pontifical Theological Faculty "Marianum" and shared with them a reflection on Mary’s motherhood and womanhood.
Pope Francis receives Pedro Sánchez Pérez-Castejón, Spain's Prime Minister, on Saturday.
Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, who has been serving as the Apostolic Administrator of Jerusalem, now becomes the Patriarch of Jerusalem.
The left leaning Movement Towards Socialism Party in Bolivia and its victorious Candidate Luis Arce, win a resounding Presidential Election victory.
The Vatican and Popular Movements from around the world meet virtually on Saturday to discuss some of the topics Pope Francis addressed in a letter to Popular Movements and his new encyclical "Fratelli tutti".
European governments are battling to contain a massive wave of new coronavirus infections. In the most dramatic move so far this season, the French government is imposing a curfew on two-thirds of the country, after strict measures in other nations, including Eastern Europe.
As countries around the world continue to implement measures to stem the spread of the ongoing pandemic, Bishop Michael Router of Armagh reminds the faithful to reach out to the vulnerable and elderly who are often easily forgotten.
The Zayed Award for Human Fraternity judging panel meets for the first time on Friday to find formulate procedure and rules. The Award provides "the opportunity to nominate all personalities and institutions that have made significant contributions to the service of humanity from around the world.”
In the wake of the #endSARS protests against police brutality in Nigeria, Archbishop Alfred Martins of Lagos calls for nine days of prayers for the nation and urges the government to ensure accountability on the part of security forces.
A two-week long International Conference organised by the Institution “Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice” kicks off on Friday on the theme "The milestones of the Integral ecology for a human Economy".
In a message to members of the Focolare Movement at a conference on Integral Ecology, Pope Francis says the common good of the human family and the created world demands urgent action against poverty and injustice.
During the online international conference held by the Centesimus Annus pro Pontifice Foundation, Cardinal Parolin speaks about integral ecology and human economy in the context of Pope Francis's appeal to change the course of human events.
Pope Francis is certain of this and is repeating it to everyone: we will emerge either better or worse after the pandemic The global crisis requires that the parameters of human co-existence be rethought through the lens of solidarity. Based on this foundational idea, the "Covid-19: Building a Healthier Future" has been created in collaboration with the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, to offer a vision that might lead to the beginning of a new fraternity after the pandemic
Priests in the Diocese of Manzini, Eswatini, have met this week – for the first time in a year that has been marked by COVID19.
The Apostolic Penitentiary announces modifications to the Plenary Indulgence for the deceased during the month of November.
The European Union has awarded its top human rights prize to the Belarus opposition movement and its leader, Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya. They received the Sakharov Prize for their challenge to what EU leaders view as Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko's long, hard-line reign.
Lebanon has named the former Prime Minister Saad Hariri as new premier, with 65 votes out of 128, to form a cabinet.
Thailand on Thursday lifts an emergency decree aimed at ending months of protests against the government and monarchy.