Colombian and Venezuelan bishops whose dioceses are near the border area have met to discuss the Church’s humanitarian and spiritual assistance offered to people who are forced to migrate.
"Care is protection! Say no to gender-based violence" was the theme of the awareness-raising campaign against gender-based violence held this week in Beira. Organised by the Catholic University of Mozambique (UCM), the campaign seeks to combat various forms of violence and promote human dignity within families.
The Australian Bishops Conference confirms the Church has provided civil authorities with a copy of an independent report on accusations of abuse and grooming against Bishop Christopher Saunders, and offers important clarifications concerning the Church's handling of the case.
Pope Francis leaves Rome to make a two-day visit, marking his 44th Apostolic Journey abroad, to the southern French city of Marseille on Friday and Saturday to close the “Mediterranean Meetings” (Rencontres Méditerranéennes), which has been gathering bishops and young people from across the Mediterranean to reflect on migration.
As Pope Francis prepares to depart for the southern French city, our correspondent in Marseille highlights the expectations, and logistical difficulties, for his two-day visit.
Top medical results, landmark research and an integrative approach to health are the main talking points at the 2nd World Congress of Integrative Medicine and Health taking place in Rome.
Poland says it has stopped supplying weapons to Ukraine amid an escalating dispute over grain shipments that threatens to break a critical alliance in Kyiv's fight against Moscow. The announcement came after Ukraine lashed out over Poland and other neighbours' decision to halt Ukrainian grain imports.
Pope Francis appoints Bishop-elect Habila Tyiakwonaboi Daboh as the new Bishop of Zaria, in northern Nigeria.
Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin offers Vatican Media his thoughts on the significance of Pope Francis’ visit to Marseille at the conclusion of the "Mediterranean Meetings", calling it an opportunity to promote a spirit of cohesion among European nations, particularly on the issue of migration.
At a press conference on Thursday confirming details about participation in the Synod and the schedule for the General Assembly, synod organizers revealed plans for a pilgrimage for participants and for a special evening of prayer for migrants and refugees.
Ahead of his creation as Cardinal by Pope Francis on 30 September, Patriarch Pierbattista Pizzaballa expresses his hopes that his appointment might further raise the status of Jerusalem in the eyes of the world.
The courage of women committed to the promotion of human rights and the protection of Creation is the protagonist at the Perelman Performing Arts Center in New York, on the occasion of the United Nations General Assembly. The photographic exhibition, curated by Lia Beltrami in collaboration with the Holy See's Dicastery for Communication, had already been hosted - last May - in the Colonnade of St. Peter's Square
Young people from different countries and of different religions are in Marseille for the “Mediterranean Meetings“. It is a precious occasion, they say, to share thoughts and experiences on the challenges and resources of the region and to be part of discussions aimed at finding ways to build a “better world to live in. “
Archbishop Gallagher speaks at the UN Security Council on peace in Ukraine, and recalls that the war is not only a local matter but risks expanding beyond Europe.
As Marseille awaits the arrival of Pope Francis for the Mediterranean Meetings, the Cardinal Archbishop of Rabat shares his hopes for the work of the ecumenical gathering which is seeking to unite peoples in peace.
Seventy years ago, on 21 September 1953, the young Jorge Mario Bergoglio - now Pope Francis - went to confession before a party and had an experience of mercy that became a decisive moment in his life and would lead to his vocation as a priest.
Experts from 50 countries gather in Rome for the 2nd World Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health to discuss how improved therapeutic options can complement conventional medical care.
At a conference held in the Vatican to mark sixty years since the publication of Pope John XXIII’s encyclical Pacem in Terris, experts discuss the struggle for “a world in which war does not does not take place.”
The International Union of Superior Generals (UISG) appoints Sr. Mary Barron, OLA, and Sr. Graciela Francovig, FI, as its new president and vice-president, effective for a term that runs until May 2025.
Officials say that 24 hours after Azerbaijan's army launched an offensive in the region of Nagorno-Karabakh that killed dozens of people, ethnic-Armenian forces have agreed on Russia's terms for a ceasefire. At least 32 people were reportedly killed and about 200 injured since skirmishes were confirmed Tuesday in the South Caucasus enclave.