Cardinal Raniero Cantalamessa, the Preacher of the Papal Household, delivers his first Lenten homily to the Roman Curia.
As Russia’s war in Ukraine enters its third year, Patrick Kelly, the Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, praises the heroism of the Ukrainian people and details the humanitarian assistance his organization continues to provide to refugees and people in need.
This Lent, readers can 'experience' in a new way the Gospels through Andrea Tornielli's latest book 'The Life of Jesus,' featuring Pope Francis' introduction, which was presented in a Loyola Press - organized Lenten webinar with the author and Sr. Bernadette Reis.
Pope Francis has never tired of lifting his prayers and launching appeals for peace in Ukraine over the past two years as the nation is trapped in the "madness" of war.
The third edition of a free, online course entitled “Toward a Constitutively Synodal Church” begins on March 2, and seeks to train pastoral workers, religious men and women, and bishops in light of the Synod on synodality.
Twenty three miners are confirmed dead, but dozens more could have perished in an open pit gold mine collapse in the jungles of central Venezuela.
Canada’s major Christian churches and ecclesial communities issue “A Canadian Pastoral Letter” urging Christians and all people of good will to join in united prayer and action for peace in Ukraine.
The four Papal Basilicas and the Dicastery for Communication team up to launch a new minisite to serve as a spiritual and artistic guide to the Basilicas and help the faithful turn “From Tourist to Pilgrim”.
Following the arrest of Bishop emeritus Christopher Saunders, the President of the Australian Bishops Conference describes the ongoing investigation as “right and proper, and indeed necessary.”
While war plagues the planet, faith leaders gather and declare shared commitment to peace at the second “Beyond War and Toward Reconciliation: Multi-Religious Peace Roundtables” in Tokyo, organized by Religions for Peace International and Religions for Peace Japan, in partnership with the United Nations Alliance on Civilizations (UNAOC).
The Vatican announces the theme for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees. Since 1914, the World Day has offered Catholics an opportunity to remember and pray for those displaced by conflict, persecution, and economic difficulties.
Two years on from Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Vatican Media speaks with Archbishop Mieczysław Mokrzycki, Metropolitan of Lviv of the Latins.
In an interview with Vatican News, a young woman from Kherson recounts her and many of her compatriots' choice to dedicate themselves to helping soldiers on the front lines in this time of war, and explains that volunteering is a relatively new phenomenon for Ukrainians, developed especially in the last two years.
As South Sudan prepares for its first-ever national elections in December 2024, significant con¬cerns exist.
The US Special Advisor on Disability, Sara Minkara, meets with the Vatican Athletics team to discuss disability, inclusion, and the power of sport to transform lives.
The Holy See Press Office offers an update on the ongoing investigation by the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith into allegations against Fr. Marko Rupnik, the former Jesuit whom several religious sisters have accused of psychological and sexual abuse.
The Catholic Bishop of Minna Diocese, Martin Igwemezie Uzoukwu, has admonished his fellow Bishops to pay attention to their episcopal motto as a special reference point of prayer.
In the face of an increase of supporters of Germany’s populist extreme-right AfD party, the local branch of the Catholic Church’s humanitarian organization Caritas launches a social media campaign calling on citizens to #StandUp for democracy and shared values.
The parish priest of the Holy Family Parish in Gaza City says the situation of the some 600 Christians sheltering in the only Catholic church in the Gaza Strip is worsening as Israeli forces intensify raids ahead of their planned ground invasion of Rafah.
Ahead of the upcoming International Women's Day observed on 8 March, the Vatican Museums and the Pontifical Villas of Castel Gandolfo announce their plans to celebrate women who have greatly impacted history, society, and art, and those who have left their mark at Castel Gandolfo's Pontifical Villas during the Second World War.