As the Catholic Church in Germany continues in its attempts to evangelize and reach people, new initiatives launched by the Catholic Church such as the “Workshop for the Future” in Frankfurt aim to provide spiritual guidance and support for youth.
Pope Francis invites Capuchin Tertiary Sisters of the Holy Family to learn from the Holy Family, to embrace littleness and to have a massive impact by listening silently to God's voice, maintaining a strong personal prayer life, and living out synodality together.
Pope Francis's appeal on Sunday to end the war in Ukraine came after Ukraine's president urged Russian soldiers to surrender and pledged they would be treated in a "civilized manner." The appeals came as Russia plans to send an additional 300,000 reservists to the frontlines after suffering significant battlefield setbacks. And as clashes continue, referendums are underway in occupied territories to quickly make them part of Russia.
Italians are voting on Sunday in a general election that is forecast to return the country’s most right-wing government since World War Two, led by its first female prime minister ever. A right-wing alliance led by Giorgia Meloni’s Brothers of Italy party appears on course for a clear victory when the last opinion polls were published two weeks earlier.
The Interregional Association of Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA) is meeting for its XIII Plenary Assembly in Windhoek, Namibia under the theme: “Building Together - Reimagining the Church's involvement with young people in the IMBISA region in the light of the Exhortation of Pope Francis, Christus Vivit.”
Following the Mass in Matera, Italy, to mark the conclusion of the 27th National Eucharistic Congress, the Pope visited the "Don Giovanni Mele" soup kitchen where he greeted staff and blessed their new building.
At the conclusion of the Mass in the southern Italian city of Matera on Sunday morning, Pope Francis recalled that today the Church celebrates the World Day of Migrants and Refugees. May we welcome and assist them, he said, as they also can help our communities grow, and the Kingdom of God can be realized together with them.
Pope Francis appeals for international attention and peace for the suffering peoples of Myanmar, Ukraine and Cameroon.
As the Synod on Synodality enters a new phase, we bring you the second in a series of videos to explore how the continental phase is being prepared, following the completion of documents from the diocesan and national levels.
Pope Francis celebrates Holy Mass in the city of Matera at the conclusion of the 27th National Eucharistic Congress reminding Christians there is no eucharistic worship without compassion for the poor.
The papal plane has taken Pope Francis to the southern Italian city of Matera to preside over Holy Mass that concludes the 27th National Eucharistic Congress.
As the Church marks the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Fr. John Luke Gregory, OFM offers his thoughts on the day’s liturgical readings under the theme: “The rich man and Lazarus.”
Summing up the three-day Economy of Francesco event in Assisi, the Prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development says the meeting has given momentum to a new course in human development.
The Bishops of the United States condemn Russian President Vladimir Putin’s latest nuclear threats, and invite Catholics to continue to pray for peace in Ukraine.
The war in Ukraine appears to have reached at a turning point, as the Kremlin is increasingly cornered and nuclear threats are becoming more real. The options are becoming increasingly narrow: the world can either dare to make peace or choose to worsen the conflict with unimaginable consequences.
Our correspondent in Assisi, Francesca Merlo, offers a concluding look at the three-day Economy of Francesco meeting, which saw over a thousand young economists and entrepreneurs gathered in the central Italian city to draw inspiration from St. Francis.
Our Editorial Director emphasizes the urgency of Pope Francis’ message to the young economists and entrepreneurs who took part in the Economy of Francesco event in the Italian city of Assisi.
Thomas Ching Wei Tu, a young economist from Taiwan, talks about some of the seeds sown in Assisi during the Economy of Francesco 2022 event.
Pope Francis calls on the young people of the Economy of Francesco to work for social, relational and spiritual sustainability, and to recognize the cry of the poor and the cry of the planet.
Young economists and Pope Francis endorse a Covenant to improve the global economic system to better the lives of all people, as the result of the 3-day Economy of Francesco event in Assisi.