Pope Francis celebrated Mass at St Peter’s Basilica for the solemn opening of the Synod of Bishops, which will take place in three stages over the next two years.
Franciscan Nun Sister Gloria Cecelia Narvaez, kidnapped in 2017 in Mali, is finally free and in good health and sparkling good spirits.
A suicide bomber kills and wounds worshippers at a Shiite mosque in northern Afghanistan, in the 3rd deadly attack this week targeting a religious institution.
The President of COMECE, the Commission of the Bishops' Conferences of the European Union, expresses concern about the situation of migrants and asylum seekers in vulnerable situations on the Eastern borders of Europe
Last Monday, October 4, Grand Imam Al-Tayeb was received in audience by the Pontiff, along with the secretary-general of the Higher Committee of Human Fraternity, the author of the volume that recounts the history and choices that led to the signing of the Abu Dhabi Declaration in 2019.
Pope Francis reiterates the need for genuine ecological conversion and an inclusive model of development in an address to participants at a preparatory meeting for the upcoming COP26 Climate Change Conference.
Pope Francis leads a moment of reflection in the Vatican, ahead of the solemn inauguration of the Synod on Sunday with a Holy Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica.
The jury members of the Zayed Award for Human Fraternity hold a press conference to share their thoughts on the value of human fraternity and the qualities they are looking for in the person who will be awarded the 2021 prize.
SACBC President Bishop Sithembele Sipuka has held discussions with the Kingdom of Eswatini’s Deputy Prime Minister, Themba Masuku, in the country’s capital, Mbabane.
Pope Francis made the announcement during an audience with members of the St. Irenaeus Orthodox-Catholic Joint Working Group in the Vatican, describing the second-century theologian as a great spiritual and theological bridge between Eastern and Western Christians.
Bishops of Missouri call for alternatives to capital punishment, highlighting that the death penalty does not make the state safer or more civil.
The German weekly edition of the Vatican's newspaper L’Osservatore Romano was started in 1971 with the blessing of Pope Paul VI.
The Holy See and Maltese Prime Minister Robert Abela discuss migration, ethics and peace.
The announcement of the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize highlights the right to information and freedom of speech in a world where democracy and freedom of the press face increasingly adverse conditions.
The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar speaks to Vatican Media about his relationship with Pope Francis: "From the first minute of our meeting I had confirmation that he is a man of peace and humanity. The encyclical is an appeal to create a true fraternity where there is no room for discrimination on the basis of differences of religion, race, gender, or other forms of intolerance."
The Catholic Archbishop of Halifax-Yarmouth, is looking into the idea of locating temporary shelters on church properties.
The Director of the Holy See Press Office announces that Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin will travel to Glasgow, Scotland, to represent the Holy See at the UN Conference on Climate Change (COP26).
Pope Francis attends an International Meeting for Peace with leaders of various religions and confessions at Rome's Colosseum, and urges everyone to work toward purifying our hearts so that peace might fill our world.
Peru`s Prime Minister has resigned only two months after taking office. Mirtha Vasquez has already been sworn-in replacing him.
Archbishop Charles Scicluna of Malta, who also serves as Adjunct Secretary for the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, responds to the report on clerical sexual abuse in France, saying that we need to move from mourning to action in order to respond to the crisis.