Pope Francis prays for dialogue and a resolution to the conflicts threatening peace on the Mediterranean.
Medical equipment donated by Pope Francis destined for hospitals in Brazil begins to reach its destination.
At the Angelus on Sunday, Pope Francis says “taking up the Cross” means imitating Jesus by expending our life in service to God and neighbour.
Migrants fleeing war, persecution, and poverty face misery in the Mediterranean. Sea-Watch 4 has been waiting for days now to disembark 201 rescued migrants. Another privately funded boat saves scores of people desperate at sea.
Beauty creates communion. It unites onlookers from a distance, uniting past, present and future. Pope Francis has recalled this on a number of occasions. The Church has always translated the universality of the Good News into the language of art. From this premise, this dramatic moment in history characterized by uncertainty and isolation, gives rise to this initiative which is a partnership between the Vatican Museum and Vatican News: Masterpieces from the Vatican Collection accompanied by comments from the words of the Popes.
Mexico, which has almost no testing system for the pandemic considers which of its thirty two States can gradually and prudently return to normal work activities.
Australia’s Catholic Church has chosen mental health as the theme of its Social Justice Sunday, August 30. According to Auxiliary Bishop Terence Grady of Sydney, mental illness affects all sectors of Australian society, with indigenous people, asylum seekers and refugees being the hardest hit.
The Catholic Bishops Conference of Liberia says that even in the face of a heinous crime such as Rape, the death sentence is ultimately not a solution.
The British episcopate praises the courageous pastoral letter of the Bishops of Zimbabwe for defending the dignity and fundamental human rights as the country faces unprecedented crises.
Nigeria’s Apostolic Nuncio calls on the government to enforce laws all around the country in order to cease the violence and protect the youth.
The podcasts explore biodiversity and related issues of Catholic social teaching as lived in a variety of contexts where Columban missionaries are working.
The Vatican Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples has cleared doubts about the postponement of the annual Church observance.
As racial unrest continues in parts of the United States, the Archbishop of Milwaukee appeals for peace and respect for the common good. US Bishops also urge people of faith to participate in a day of prayer and fasting.
A group of religious leaders from Kenya’s different faiths under the Dialogue Reference Group has demanded accountability in the use of funds meant for COVID-19.
With 68 days to go until Americans go to the polls, incumbent President Donald Trump on Thursday accepted the Republican nomination for a second term in office.
In this week's edition of "Gospel Truth”, the late Jill Bevilacqua and Seán-Patrick Lovett bring us readings and reflections from the Gospel of St. Matthew 16:21-27 of the Twentieth-second Sunday in Ordinary Time.
On the liturgical memorial of St Monica, Pope Francis visits her relics in the Basilica of St. Augustine in Campo Marzio, Rome.
Police in Belarus detained dozens of people and separately jailed two opposition leaders after dispersing protesters who gathered on the capital's central square Wednesday. It comes amid ongoing protests against President Alexander Lukashenko, who claims to have won the August 9 election with 80 percent of the vote.
Mexico's economy is financially imploding due to the Pandemic, and the situation is certain to worsen still further, with the loss of thousands of jobs each month.
A virtual meeting of religious leaders and policymaking experts highlights the important role of religious actors in tackling Africa’s challenges ahead of G20 meeting scheduled for October.