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A Bolivian Archbishop warns that the electoral campaigns should not be a reason for conflict but rather an opportunity to do right and serve the common good.
While offering his prayers for the soul of Cardinal Marian Jaworski, Pope Francis thanks God for “the life and apostolic ministry of this faithful witness to the Gospel.
Three conversations between the author of “TerraFutura” and Pope Francis set the tone of a new book by “Slow Food” founder and environmental activist, Carlo Petrini.
European Union leaders have accused Britain of throwing political grenades across the channel by threatening to undermine its divorce deal with the EU. The so-called Brexit Withdrawal Agreement was signed last year to allow Britain's orderly exit from the bloc.
The Diocese of Nha Trang has launched a year of celebrations leading up to the 350th anniversary, next year, of the first pastoral visit by the region’s bishop to the local parishes.
Archbishop Antonio Guido Filipazzi, the Apostolic Nuncio to Nigeria enjoins the clergy and faithful to foster values of trustworthiness and generosity in their service to the Church.
Australia announces an agreement with pharmaceutical companies concerning two potential Covid-19 vaccines.
As parts of Colombia continue to suffer from a low-intensity conflict, the local Church celebrates its national Peace Week in hopes of bettering the lives of all Colombians.
The UN General Assembly on December 19, 2019, established September 7 as the International Day of Clean Air for blue skies, underscoring the importance of clean air for the health and day-to-day lives of all.
The Bishops of Portugal hold their first meeting of the pastoral year, bringing together a team that is working "invisibly" on the organisation of World Youth Day 2023.
Archbishop Gervais Nyaisonga, the President of the Tanzanian Episcopal Conference, appeals for ‘peace by all means’ as the nation prepares for elections on 28 October.
The Holy See Press Office announces the finalization of an agreement between the Holy See and Burkina Faso.
The Bishop of Tombura Yambio Diocese in South Sudan, Barani Eduardo Hiiboro Kussala, has said that difficult experiences during the Covid-19 pandemic should not make Christians lose their faith in God
British police declare a major incident in the city of Birmingham on Sunday, after a stabbing rampage that left one person dead and seven injured.
Massive protests were underway in Belarus on Sunday, with demonstrators demanding that long-time President Alexander Lukashenko step down.
At the Angelus prayer on Sunday, Pope Francis explores Jesus’ invitation to admonish members of the community who have sinned, and says fraternal correction builds up the Church while gossip tears it down.
Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City, USCCB Chairman on Domestic Justice and Human Development, calls for solidarity, compassion and equality in a statement for Labor Day, and encourages Americans to rebuild a better society after the devastation of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Responding to the call of Pope Francis, Christians across north-east India’s Miao Diocese in Arunachal Pradesh state joined the world in praying for the people of Lebanon on Friday.
The total number of Covid-19 cases in India crossed the 4-million mark on Saturday, making it the third country to do so after the United States and Brazil, both of which lead in the number of infections and deaths. The jump to more than 4 million comes after India reached 3 million cases just 13 days ago.
Pope Francis will sign a new encyclical after Mass celebrated in the Basilica of St. Francis on 3 October. The ceremony will take place without the faithful present, in respect of the current health situation.