Pope Francis sends his condolences to the Italian city of Florence after a pylon collapsed at a construction site for a new supermarket killing four people.
Palestinians in Rafah are fleeing towards northern Deir al Balah amid fears of an Israeli ground operation.
Nicaragua’s government shuts down the country’s Scout Association and several other non-governmental organizations.
Pope Francis establishes study groups to explore various themes that emerged from the Synod session in October 2023, and sets the dates for the second session of the 16th Ordinary General Assembly.
Pope Francis invites the construction board of the Sagrada Familia Basilica in Barcelona to assure that pilgrims lift their hearts to God when they enter the majestic church.
The Cardinal Secretary of State expresses sorrow for the death of Russian dissident Alexei Navalny.
Eleven university students from around the world travel to Abu Dhabi to discuss how the principles of the Document on Human Fraternity can be concretely realized.
A letter co-signed by a group of international peacebuilding and human rights organizations, with decades of experience in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, pressures the UK Prime Minister to demand a stop to the Israeli offensive and call for a ceasefire.
Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle and Archbishop Fortunatus Nwachukwu send a message to Nigerian Bishops expressing the solidarity of the Vatican Dicastery with those affected by the kidnapping crisis.
Russian prison officials say jailed Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny - a vocal critic of President Vladimir Putin - has died. The 47-year-old allegedly "fell ill" during a walk, fainted, and died quickly after that. But questions remain about the circumstances surrounding his sudden death.
West Africa's main regional bloc, ECOWAS, calls on authorities in Senegal to set a new date for the presidential election in accordance with the Constitutional Council's decision that its postponement was unconstitutional.
Nine years ago, twenty-one Coptic men were executed by ISIS on a beach in Libya. Now, for the first time, their feast day has been observed by the Catholic Church.
Meeting with seminarians and community members of the Neapolitan Seminary "Alessio Ascalesi", reminds them that the Church is an “open construction site “where the faithful walk together in synodality, listening to the Holy Spirit and the signs of our time.
The Centre for Ethics at the Isaac Abarbanel University Institute, the academic institution of higher education and research affiliated with the “Marshall T. Meyer” Seminary is inaugurated in Rome. The new centre was created in collaboration with Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, President of the Pontifical Academy for Life.
The Knights of Columbus encourage all Catholics to pray together for peace and healing in Ukraine. The Novena begins on February 15 and will last nine days until February 24, the 2-year anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
In a letter to Pope Francis, a group of Rabbis and scholars of Jewish-Christian dialogue express gratitude to Pope Francis for his “outstretched hand to Jews worldwide” and for “his active opposition to anti-Semitism and anti-Judaism."
Amid the resurgence of fighting in the Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo and increased humanitarian crisis, the UN Refugee Agency is urging all parties to protect civilians, and establish safe corridors for humanitarian aid.
Apart from the challenges of insecurity, the Nigerian Bishops say that day-to-day living is also fast becoming an ordeal for millions of Nigerians because of pervasive poverty and a harsh environment.
Israeli forces have stormed the Nasser hospital in Khan Younis.
Pope Francis releases the theme for his message for the 2024 World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly: “Do not cast me off in my old age”.