Catholic News

North African Bishops reflect on synodality

Vatican News - Tue, 01/16/2024 - 05:02

The Regional Episcopal Conference of North Africa (CERNA) publishes outcomes of its recent meeting which took place from January 11 to 15 in Rabat, Morocco.

Read all

 

Categories: Catholic News

Canary Island migrants write to Pope

Vatican News - Mon, 01/15/2024 - 10:21

Two letters are delivered to Pope Francis by Fernando Clavijo, president of the Canary Islands, with whom the Pope spoke of unaccompanied minors and migration.

Read all

 

Categories: Catholic News

Pizzaballa: Gaza’s Christians have “no houses, no water, no electricity"

Vatican News - Mon, 01/15/2024 - 10:07

The Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem pays a visit to Rome, and discusses the situation in the Middle East with Pope Francis.

Read all

 

Categories: Catholic News

Bishops in Cameroon deplore violence in North and Anglophone regions

Vatican News - Mon, 01/15/2024 - 09:35

Closing their annual meeting in Maroua-Mokolo the Cameroonian bishops express their “constant paternal solicitude and continual prayer” for all victims of violence in Far North and North-West the South-West regions.

Read all

 

Categories: Catholic News

MLK Day: US bishops reiterate call for action against racism

Vatican News - Mon, 01/15/2024 - 06:57

In a statement released for the federal holiday commemorating the late Martin Luther King, Jr., the Bishops of the United States urge Catholics to continue the pursuit of racial equality and justice in the country.

Read all

 

Categories: Catholic News

Pope prays for victims of landslide in Colombia

Vatican News - Mon, 01/15/2024 - 04:46

Following a deadly mudslide in western Colombia, Pope Francis asks God to "grant consolation to the bereaved, and to all those who are suffering in these moments of pain and uncertainty."

Read all

 

Categories: Catholic News

Fr. Louis Twomey: Martin Luther King’s Jesuit Ally

Vatican News - Mon, 01/15/2024 - 04:07

As Americans mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we explore the link between a Jesuit priest and the Baptist minister who galvanized the civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968.

Read all

 

Categories: Catholic News

Pope to Studium Biblicum: your work is more precious than ever

Vatican News - Mon, 01/15/2024 - 03:30

Pope Francis greets members of the Studium Biblicum Franciscanum and encourages their passionate work in combining Sacred Scripture with archeological research, one hundred years since their foundation.

Read all

 

Categories: Catholic News

A year lost for Sudan's children

Vatican News - Mon, 01/15/2024 - 01:52

Marking almost one year since the beginning of the civil war in Sudan, Save the Children warns about the terrible effect that violence is having on children, and about the Western world's unjust silence.

Read all

 

Categories: Catholic News

Nicaraguan Bishops Álvarez, Mora and other priests freed to be received by Holy See

Vatican News - Mon, 01/15/2024 - 01:50

The Nicaraguan government has confirmed the release of the Bishop of Matagalpa, detained since 2022, together with the Bishop of Siuna, two seminarians and 15 other priests.

Read all

 

Categories: Catholic News

Pope Francis: Escalation in war frightens me

Vatican News - Sun, 01/14/2024 - 15:10

In an interview on an Italian TV program, Pope Francis laments the risk of escalation in war, says he has no plans to resign, announces Apostolic Journeys to Polynesia and to Argentina, and reflects on ‘Fiducia supplicans’, saying “the Lord blesses everyone, everyone, everyone.”

Read all

 

Categories: Catholic News

Frederik X becomes King of Denmark after historic succession

Vatican News - Sun, 01/14/2024 - 09:52

Frederik X became the King of Denmark on Sunday following the formal abdication of his mother, Queen Margrethe II, who had been on the throne for 52 years. Tens of thousands of Danes gathered in Copenhagen to witness the historic succession.

Read all

 

Categories: Catholic News

Fr. Faltas: We must point path to peace, like John the Baptist

Vatican News - Sun, 01/14/2024 - 09:44

Fr. Ibrahim Faltas, the Vicar of the Custody of the Holy Land in Jerusalem, thanks Pope Francis for his appeals for peace, and invites Christians to point the way to Jesus, the Prince of Peace.

Read all

 

Categories: Catholic News

Uganda: Bishop Odoki Expresses gratitude to the Holy See for support to Arua.

Vatican News - Sun, 01/14/2024 - 06:18

The Bishop of Arua Diocese in North Western Uganda, Sabino Ochan Odoki, has expressed his gratitude to the Holy See for the support given to facilitate the well-being of refugees who have taken shelter within his Diocese.

Read all

 

Categories: Catholic News

Pope Francis: ‘War is a crime against humanity’

Vatican News - Sun, 01/14/2024 - 05:33

Pope Francis calls all forms of war a “crime against humanity,” and urges humanity to learn how to desire peace through education that rejects violence.

Read all

 

Categories: Catholic News

Pope at Angelus: Rediscover the joy of Jesus' disciples

Vatican News - Sun, 01/14/2024 - 05:11

At the Angelus prayer, Pope Francis encourages us to renew our joy as disciples of the Lord, and recalls how the first apostles went out looking for the Lord and upon finding Him shared their joy with others.

Read all

 

Categories: Catholic News

Grim milestone as Gaza war reaches 100th day

Vatican News - Sun, 01/14/2024 - 02:11

Sunday marks 100 days of the war in Gaza with no sign of easing, making this the longest and most brutal flare-up in violence between Israel and Palestinians since Israel’s founding in 1948.

Read all

 

Categories: Catholic News

Palestinian Premier Shtayyeh: “When Palestinian children will see the Sea of Gaza”

Vatican News - Sat, 01/13/2024 - 10:56

In an extensive interview with L'Osservatore Romano, Palestinian Prime Minister Shtayyeh addresses the Palestinian National Authority's key role for the future of Gaza and the whole of Palestine.

Read all

 

Categories: Catholic News

Bishop Martinelli : escalation in Red Sea could affect peace in Yemen

Vatican News - Sat, 01/13/2024 - 08:51

The Apostolic Vicar of Southern Arabia says recent developments in the Red Sea haven’t affected so far ordinary life in Yemen, though they could affect the peace process in the war-torn country.

Read all

 

Categories: Catholic News

100 days of war in Gaza: Close to those who suffer

Vatican News - Sat, 01/13/2024 - 08:00

We are not neutral. We stand by the side of the many Palestinians who have died under the rubble of Gaza, 10,000 of whom are children. We stand by the side of the innocents killed in the kibbutzim on October 7 and the Israeli hostages. We stand, with full conviction, on one side: that of the victims and those who suffer.

Read all

 

Categories: Catholic News

Pages

Subscribe to St. Mary's Malankara Catholic Church, Chicago aggregator - Catholic News