The Holy See participated in a working group on the smuggling of migrants organised by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.
The Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) is asking the EU to intensify its fight against poverty in the aftermath of the COVID-19 crisis.
In a discourse delivered to participants at the 12th Fribourg Church in the World Forum, Cardinal Michael Czerny traces Pope Francis’ vision for the Church in the light of the 2019 Amazon Synod down to the present day.
Metropolitan Archbishop of Bamenda, Andrew Nkea Fuanya says he is dismayed by the world’s indifference towards the conflict in the English speaking territories of Cameroon.
As the world prepares to mark World Food Day, WFP's Martin Penner highlights the harsh reality regarding global food insecurity as well as the negative impact covid 19 has had on already suffering nations
A Symposium held at the UISG Headquarters in Rome Thursday focuses on teaching and empowering the next generation about human trafficking.
As the two-year global consultation process leading to the 2023 Synod begins, Venezuelan theologian Rafael Luciani highlights the importance of this epochal event for the Church and the contribution of theologians.
Pope Francis sends a video message to an event in Argentina that aims to find sustainable solutions to business development safeguarding the dignity and rights of workers and their families.
Pope Francis receives in audience a delegation of the Italian Society of Hospital Pharmacy and of the Pharmaceutical Services of Health Authorities (SIFO), ahead of its national congress.
On October 22, the House of Lords is expected to debate in Second Reading a new assisted suicide bill aimed at alleviating the “intolerable suffering” of terminally ill patients in the United Kingdom. The Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales (CBCEW), invites the faithful to pray for nine days for the rejection of the legislation.
Three seminarians kidnapped from their Seminary in the diocese of Kafanchan, Kaduna, in Nigeria’s northern region have regained their freedom after spending nearly two days in the hands of their abductors.
Cardinal Christoph Schönborn, Archbishop of Vienna, discusses the meaning of the word synodality, and its origins, as the process culminating with the 2023 Synod of Bishops on Synodality gets underway in the Vatican.
The Bishops' Conference of Central Asia brings together bishops and administrators of the Churches in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, and Tajikistan
The head of the French bishops has discussed the recent CIASE report on Sexual Abuse in the Church with Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin, clarifying his recent remarks on the seal of Confession in cases of abuse.
78 Catholic leaders in G20 countries appeal to world leaders to put a stop to the use of fossil fuels in a joint statement
The Permanent Representative of the Holy See to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Archbishop Janusz Urbanczyk, tells a security conference in Vienna on Tuesday that the current pandemic has led to “an unfortunate increase in poverty, especially among those in vulnerable situations.”
Pope Francis has authorized the Congregation for the Causes of Saints to promulgate the decree on a miraculous healing attributed to the intercession of Pope John Paul I.
Pope Francis authorizes the promulgation of a Decree advancing the causes for the canonization of Pope John Paul I. The heroic virtues of other holy men and women were also recognized as were the martyrdoms of two Argentinean priests.
A group of gunmen attacked Christ the King Major Seminary, Kaduna, northern Nigeria on Monday, injuring several seminarians and kidnapping three.
Pope Francis says that, freed by grace and love, Christianity is able to welcome every people and culture, and in turn opens peoples and cultures to greater freedom.