The cause for beatification of two Jesuit priests who died as martyrs during the civil war in Mozambique is proceeding, with the diocesan phase coming to a close and dossier being sent to Rome.
In his address to pilgrims gathered in St Peter Square for the weekly General Audience, Pope Francis expressed his great sorrow at the loss of lives the result of a devastating fire at a run-down five-storey building in the city centre of Johannesburg.
Pope Francis writes an afterword to a book by French writer Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt entitled "The challenge of Jerusalem - A Journey to the Holy Land,” and invites the faithful of the three Abrahamic religions to embrace fraternity.
Pope Francis meets with members of the Synod of the Hierarchy of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church, and invites Christians to dedicate October to praying for peace and reconciliation in Ukraine.
Pope Francis is set to take part in the third virtual meeting of the “Building Bridges” initiative, which will bring together university students from across South Asia.
Four Italian Catholic healthcare institutions pool their resources to research advanced therapies in response to Pope Francis' call for collaboration, signing an Agreement in the Vatican’s Secretariat of State.
During his weekly General Audience, Pope Francis reflects on his recently-concluded Apostolic Journey to Mongolia, saying he has 'been to the heart of Asia and it did me good,' and pointing out how God seeks 'simple hearts' who love and desire Him.
Pope Francis expresses his closeness to all those affected by a deadly fire in a building in Johannesburg, South Africa
Russia says that on Tuesday it shot down several Ukraine-launched drones targeting Moscow. The announcement came amid reports that Russia seeks to intensify its war against Ukraine by contacting North Korea for support.
A passion for filmmaking and education led Sister Josefina Albuquerque, a Catholic nun living in the western Indian city of Mumbai, to create a space in the film industry to bring together the youth of today, through her faith-filled, 7-minute fiction film produced on a mobile phone in just two days.
Save the Children is working to ehance prevention, preparedness, support and recovery from climate disasters to protect the youngest in emergencies. The NGO is calling on world leaders to address the crisis at the continent's first climate summit running until 8 September in Nairobi, Kenya.
Pope Francis makes a surprise visit to the Vatican's Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith, and thanks Cardinal Luis Francisco Ladaria for his work during his years of service as its Prefect.
At the conclusion of Pope Francis' Apostolic Journey to Mongolia, Cardinal Giorgio Marengo shares his impressions of the Pope's 4-day visit “in the heart of Asia” and hails it as a success in building new ties of friendship.
Pope Francis returns to the Basilica of St. Mary Major to offer a prayer of gratitude to the Blessed Virgin Mary for her protection during his Apostolic Journey to Mongolia.
In his conversation with journalists on the flight back from Mongolia, Pope Francis addresses various topics, including the upcoming Synod General Assembly, and reiterates that his recent remarks to young Russian Catholics was an invitation for them not to forget their cultural heritage.
The Association of Consecrated Women in Eastern and Central Africa (ACWECA) has unveiled the theme for next year’s Golden Jubilee Plenary scheduled for August 2024 in Malawi.
In an interview with Vatican News, Bishop José Luis Mumbiela Sierra, the President of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Central Asia, offers his thoughts on the outcomes of Pope Francis' Apostolic Journey to Mongolia.
Our Editorial Director reflects on how the words of Mongolian pastoral worker Rufina Chamingerel, and the points highlighted by Pope Francis, offer a precious indication for the work of the Synod on synodality.
The Inter-Regional Meeting of the Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA) recently organised a regional communication seminar for communications Directors at the Lumko Retreat and Conference Centre in Benoni, Johannesburg, South Africa.
The director of Ulaanbaatar’s “House of Mercy”, blessed by Pope Francis on Monday before departing from Mongolia, says that with the Pope’s blessing, “we continue his will and his love for the poor.”