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Archbishop Pezzi: Pope’s visit to Kazakhstan important for Russian Catholics

Vatican News - 11 hours 6 min ago

The Archbishop of the Mother of God in Moscow says a special pilgrimage organized by his Archdiocese on the occasion of Pope Francis’ upcoming visit to Nur-Sultan for the 7th Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions will show Russian Catholics’ affection and loyalty to the Holy Father.

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Kenya: Religious leaders appeal for peace in wake of elections

Vatican News - 12 hours 28 min ago

Religious leaders in Kenya call for peace amid tensions following the announcement of a new president-elect, inviting dissatisfied parties to seek legal recourse through the “normal process.”

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SIGNIS speakers call on communicators to embrace synodality, hope

Vatican News - 12 hours 36 min ago

Tuesday, the second day of the SIGNIS World Congress taking place in Seoul, South Korea, was the official opening day of the meeting. The Prefect of the Dicastery for Communication, Dr Paolo Ruffini read the Holy Father’s goodwill message at the beginning of the event.

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Irish Capuchin: Poverty should not be the case in 2022

Vatican News - 12 hours 52 min ago

As Br. Kevin Crowley OFM Cap., founder and director of the Capuchin Day Centre in Dublin prepares to retire from feeding and providing assistance to some of Ireland’s most disadvantaged, he says after 50 years it’s sad to see people suffering hardship in 2022.

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Catholic media practitioners immersed in South Korean culture

Vatican News - 13 hours 15 min ago

The Signis World Congress 2022 officially opened on Tuesday in Seoul, South Korea. Prefect of the Dicastery for Communication, Dr Paolo Ruffini, officially flagged off the four-day global gathering by reading a message of Pope Francis meant for all Catholic communicators.

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South Africa: Head of the Scalabrinians visits South Africa.

Vatican News - 13 hours 47 min ago

The Superior General of the Scalabrinian Missionaries, Fr. Leonir Chiarello, has concluded his Canonical visit to South Africa.

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Pope: May Mary help all put Christ and the Gospel first

Vatican News - 14 hours 21 min ago

Toward the conclusion of his weekly General Audience, Pope Francis prays for vocations, that Mary helps us put Christ and the Gospel first, and says his thoughts always go toward war-torn Ukraine.

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Pope at Audience: ‘Alliance between youth and elderly will save humanity’

Vatican News - 15 hours 34 min ago

Pope Francis continues his catechesis on the meaning and value of old age at the weekly General Audience, and encourages young people to overcome the generational gap to embrace the ‘credible witness’ of the elderly.

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Nicaragua. Police arrests another priest amid growing tensions

Vatican News - Tue, 08/16/2022 - 08:34

As relations between the Nicaraguan Church and the Sandinista regime become increasingly strained, another priest has been reportedly arrested by the police. Fr Oscar Danilo Benavidez Tinoco, from the Diocese of Siuna, is been held in a detention centre in Managua after being taken away by a police car on Sunday. The reason of his arrest remains unknown.

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Holy See signs agreement with São Tomé and Príncipe

Vatican News - Tue, 08/16/2022 - 08:00

The Holy See signed an agreement on the Feast of the Assumption with the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe, recognizing the legal personality of the Catholic Church and ecclesiastical institutions in the small African island.

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Our Lady of Altagracia jubilee concludes in Dominican Republic

Vatican News - Tue, 08/16/2022 - 07:27

The special envoy of Pope Francis, Archbishop Peña Parra, presides over the closing celebrations of the Altagracia jubilee year in the Dominican Republic. On Monday he met with authorities in Puerta del Conde, where the canonical crowning of the image of Our Lady of Altagracia took place.

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Cardinal Bo expresses concern as Myanmar junta escalates crackdown

Vatican News - Tue, 08/16/2022 - 05:10

As Aung San Suu Kyi is sentenced to another six years in prison, Cardinal Charles Maung Bo of Yangon warns that Myanmar’s military junta is cracking down and trying to intimidate population.

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Foreigners face death in Russian-occupied Ukraine

Vatican News - Tue, 08/16/2022 - 02:54

Five men, including three from Britain, have denied being mercenaries fighting with Ukrainian forces against Russia in a Russian proxy court in eastern Ukraine. The trial in the so-called Donetsk People's Republic trial comes amid reports of fighting and massive disappearances.

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Ruffini: Connection alone is not enough to communicate

Vatican News - Tue, 08/16/2022 - 00:02

Paolo Ruffini, the Prefect of the Vatican’s Dicastery for Communication, addresses this year's SIGNIS World Congress in Seoul, recalling that "the only way to respond to the challenge of technology is not to think of it as an idol."

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42 countries demand Russia withdraws from nuclear site as battle

Vatican News - Mon, 08/15/2022 - 07:47

Dozens of countries have urged Russia to immediately withdraw its forces from Europe's largest nuclear power plant amid mounting concerns of a possible nuclear disaster. The appeal came as Russia vowed to expand cooperation with autocratically ruled North Korea, which is developing its nuclear weapons.

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Archbishop Peña Parra: Like Mary, may we welcome Christ in our lives and world

Vatican News - Mon, 08/15/2022 - 06:48

The Pope's special envoy to the Dominican Republic, Archbishop Peña Parra, presides over the closing Mass for the centenary celebrations at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Altagracia in Higüey, Dominican Republic. The celebration marked the closure of the Jubilee Year for the centenary of the Canonical Crowning of the image of the Virgin of Altagracia.

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Ecuador: Several people killed, injured in deadly blast in Guayaquil

Vatican News - Mon, 08/15/2022 - 06:06

Ecuadorian authorities declare a state of emergency in Guayaquil where a blast killed several people, injured others and caused massive damage.

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Pope invites faithful to visit Our Lady in a Marian shrine and to remember Ukraine

Vatican News - Mon, 08/15/2022 - 05:20

On the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Pope Francis invites the faithful to visit a Marian shrine to venerate Our Lady on her Feast Day, and invokes peace for the war in Ukraine.

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Pope on Assumption: Mary takes us by the hand, inviting us to rejoice

Vatican News - Mon, 08/15/2022 - 05:10

During Angelus address on the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Pope Francis reminds faithful that the Blessed Mother takes each of us by the hand, and invites us to rejoice as we follow her trusting, faithful and 'radical' example.

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Blaze at Coptic Orthodox Church in Giza claims 41 lives

Vatican News - Sun, 08/14/2022 - 07:58

The Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt says that a fire at a church in Giza resulted in the deaths of 41 worshippers.

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