Pope Francis issues an appeal to authorities in Ivory Coast to establish a climate of mutual trust and dialogue in the West African nation, where controversial elections have led to violence and a mass exodus from the country.
Pope Francis reflects on the Parable of the Talents at the Angelus on Sunday, saying God will reward “those who have used their gifts to do good.”
Pope Francis celebrates Mass to mark the World Day of the Poor, and urges Christians to spend our lives in prayer, charity, and witness to the Gospel on behalf of those in need.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed calls for surrender as new Ethiopian Foreign Minister assures diplomats that the war will soon be contained.
"We exist only in relationships: with God the Creator, with our brothers and sisters as members of a common family, and with all of God’s creatures within our common home. We cannot live in harmony with creation if we are not at peace with the Creator who is the source and origin of all things."
Fears for a widening of the conflict in Ethiopia increase as the government claims that two airports in Amhara state were targeted by rocket fire late on Friday by forces in nearby Tigray.
The Philippines has been struck by two powerful typhoons in a fortnight. While Caritas is reaching out to the affected people, it is asking the government to seek international help.
Aid to the Church in Need provides 5 million euro to help with reconstruction efforts in Beirut ten weeks after a massive explosion.
The upcoming on-line General Assembly of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops will focus on matters of youth and child protection. Some other topics up for discussion include the pastoral response to the Covid-19 pandemic and policies against racism.
The Pontifical Mission Societies is running a year-long program to help children in Switzerland show solidarity with their counterparts in the West African nation of Guinea.
The Canadian Catholic Bishops submit a Brief on Bill C-7 on euthanasia to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights, reiterating their opposition to the Bill and calling for palliative care for all..
In coordination with the World Day of the Poor, the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church is promoting a campaign aimed at “Feeding the Poor” – focusing especially on those who are suffering as a result of Covid-19.
Over 110 people, including young mothers and their children, have drowned in the past three days in four shipwrecks off the Libyan coast.
Several European countries have warned that it is too early to plan for Christmas travel as coronavirus cases continue to rise across the continent. Countries from West to Eastern Europe prepare for a winter without the usual holiday cheer.
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.
The global school feeding charity Mary’s Meals is coming together for a virtual pilgrimage which will run from Friday 13 November to Sunday 15 November.
Inspired by the conviction that “development is the new name for peace," Caritas establishes an aid program for Burundian refugees
Tensions between Ethiopian federal authorities and Tigray’s regional government have led to the brutal killings of several civilians as insecurity mounts in the east-African country.
Gratitude, but also fear. These are the reactions of missionaries when they talk about the newly re-elected Tanzanian President, John Magufuli, who was sworn into office for a second term recently.
The Grand Chancellor of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta (SMOM) talks about the main challenges faced by the Order as the new Lieutenant of the Grand Master takes office.