Israel has launched a large-scale military operation against Palestinian militants in the Jenin refugee camp in the occupied West Bank.
Cardinal Blase Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago, visits Ukraine's Kyiv, Bucha, and Irpin, to bring closeness, and discusses with the leader of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk, healing wounds from war and assisting suffering children.
The Swedish ecumenical body deplores the incident occurred on 28 June outside the Great Mosque of Stockholm and expresses solidarity with the Muslim community: "It is a deliberate violation of Muslim faith and identity and an attack on people of faith"
Pope Francis appeals for "joint, multilateral action" on the part of all nations and organizations "to eradicate the scourge of hunger" starving millions worldwide. His message is addressed to the UN's Food and Agricultural Organization's 43rd Session, taking place in Rome, 1-7 July.
In an interview with the United Arab Emirate's daily 'Al-Ittihad,' Pope Francis laments the burning of Islam's holiest book in Sweden, and recalls the responsibility of adults to not abandon young people, and to take to heart the Document on Human Fraternity.
In a message marking the annual celebration of ‘Sea Sunday’, the Holy See reiterates the Church’s closeness to all people working at sea. On the second Sunday of July each year, Christian communities celebrate this important day to express their solidarity with people working at sea and to draw attention to their essential work and needs.
Pope Francis' appeal for prayers and peace in Ukraine on Sunday came after residents in Kyiv were kept awake overnight by the first massive Russian drone strike in nearly two weeks.
Asking for prayers, Pope Francis appeals to men and women of goodwill not to forget the many conflicts and violent clashes that continue to rage across many parts of the world – with each claiming a heavy human, economic, and social cost.
Pope Francis appeals to Christians not to forget the many conflicts and clashes that are wreaking death, suffering and damage across the globe, and asks us never to tire of praying, as “prayer is the gentle force that protects and sustains the world.”
Pope Francis says when making an decision, it is good to pray, call on the Spirit and listen with the sincere desire to understand the other.
French President Emmanuel Macron has postponed a state visit to Germany to deal with escalating unrest in his country. The announcement came after more than 1,300 people were arrested across France in a fourth night of rioting sparked by the fatal police shooting of a teenage boy with an African background who was buried Saturday
The Archbishop of Sydney voices strong criticism against a proposed legislation bringing down the age limit for voluntary assisted dying to 14 in the Australian Capital Territory.
The actions of the Greek coastguard are being blamed for the sinking of a boat last month carrying hundreds of migrants.
30 years since the Oslo Accords. A conversation with the President of the State of Israel Isaac Herzog.
As the Church marks the 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Fr Edmund Power, OSB, offers his thoughts on the day’s liturgical readings under the theme: “New life in following Christ”.
Archbishop Stephen Ameyu Martin Mula of Juba urges dioceses to set up emergency centres for refugees and returnees from war-torn Sudan.
Pope Francis pens a letter to Archbishop Víctor Manuel Fernández who succeeds Cardinal Luis Francisco Ladaria Ferrer as Prefect of the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith asking him to promote impetus for the transmission of the faith in the service of evangelization.
As blistering temperatures blanket the Middle East, more than 2,000 people have suffered heat stress during the Hajj pilgrimage, with the death toll of 230 due to the heat.
France's President Emmanuel Macron, Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne, and several government ministers held an emergency meeting in Paris as riots across the nation escalated into the worst French crisis in years.
The Holy See Press Office releases a communiqué to retrace Cardinal Matteo Zuppi's two-day mission to Russia as Pope Francis' envoy, and reports that “the results of the visit will be brought to the knowledge of the Holy Father, in view of further steps to be taken, both at the humanitarian level and in the search for paths to peace.”