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Pope: Foster dialogue and defend victims of war

Vatican News - Fri, 06/07/2024 - 09:23

Pope Francis meets with thirty-five students from the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, the institution that has been training the Holy See's diplomats for over three centuries.

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Sr. Roccuzzo and the Ursuline Sisters' mission to help the least in Brazil

Vatican News - Fri, 06/07/2024 - 08:54

The story of the Ursuline Sisters of the Holy Family began with Sister Rosa Roccuzzo’s work of complete and humble dedication to those most in need. From her suffering as an orphan emerged a love capable of embracing everyone. Today, the Sisters continue her mission, responding to society’s pleas for help, according to their foundational charism.

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News from the Orient – June 7, 2024

Vatican News - Fri, 06/07/2024 - 08:13

In this week's news from the Eastern Churches, produced in collaboration with L'Œuvre d'Orient, there are elections in India, the Solemnity of Corpus Christi is celebrated in the East, and the Martyrs of Damascus are soon to be Saints

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3 in 5 children in Middle East suffering severe food poverty

Vatican News - Fri, 06/07/2024 - 04:19

A recent report by UNICEF, the UN Children's Fund, says that in the Middle East and North Africa around 34 million children under the age of five are living in food poverty.

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Vatican publishes Pope Francis' schedule for Trieste

Vatican News - Fri, 06/07/2024 - 02:40

The Holy See Press Office has released Pope Francis' schedule for his one-day pastoral visit to the northern Italian city of Trieste for the 50th Italian Catholic Social Week.

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Pope Francis gives catechesis in garage of Roman condominium

Vatican News - Thu, 06/06/2024 - 12:45

For his third appointment of the 'School of Prayer' preparing for the 2025 Jubilee, Pope Francis meets an unsuspecting group of about 30 families in a Roman condominium garage from a parish in the city's western outskirts, and acknowledges that while fighting is normal, to try to make amends.

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Gallagher recalls 76th anniversary of Israel’s independence

Vatican News - Thu, 06/06/2024 - 11:21

The Vatican's Secretary for Relations with States and International Organizations, Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, marks the 76th anniversary of Israel's independence, recalling the history between the Holy See and Israel, and expressing the conviction that dialogue and working together toward peace is possible.

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European Parliament elections kick off in Netherlands

Vatican News - Thu, 06/06/2024 - 09:47

In the second-biggest exercise in democracy - behind India's recent elections - almost 400 million voters are choosing 720 members of the European Parliament. The vote comes as Europe faces its most significant armed conflict since World War Two.

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Many casualties reported in Israeli attack on UN school in Gaza

Vatican News - Thu, 06/06/2024 - 09:02

Israel’s military has struck what is said was a Hamas compound inside a UN school in central Gaza.

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Zambia: The Diocese of Solwezi commissions new Justice and Peace members

Vatican News - Thu, 06/06/2024 - 08:05

Zambia’s Catholic Diocese of Solwezi Bishop, Charles J.S. Kasonde, has urged fifteen newly commissioned CCJP members on the necessity of being solidly grounded on facts, acquired through rigorous research, when engaging on issues of justice and peace.

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Pope: Priests are not meant to walk alone

Vatican News - Thu, 06/06/2024 - 07:51

Meeting with participants in the Plenary Assembly of the Dicastery for the Clergy, the Pope emphasised formation, vocation, and the importance of the permanent diaconate.

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Pope to nuns: You are instruments of the Lord

Vatican News - Thu, 06/06/2024 - 06:38

Pope Francis invites Sisters of Saint Felix of Cantalice, and Daughters of Our Lady of Mercy, to surrender themselves to the Lord, to always trust His will, and to always give generously.

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18 new 'Hunger Hotspots' added to UN list

Vatican News - Thu, 06/06/2024 - 04:40

According to a new United Nations report, acute food insecurity is set to increase in 18 hotspots, including Gaza, South Sudan, Mali, and Haiti.

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Synod: Work begins for the Instrumentum laboris 2

Vatican News - Thu, 06/06/2024 - 02:14

Around twenty theologians from around the world have arrived in Rome to begin work on the Instrumentum laboris for the Second Session of the XVI Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops.

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New bombardments near refugee camps in Gaza

Vatican News - Wed, 06/05/2024 - 11:33

Scores of Palestinians are killed as Israel launches a new military campaign in central Gaza.

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Pope marks anniversary of Normandy Landings with call for peace

Vatican News - Wed, 06/05/2024 - 10:43

In a letter addressed to Bishop Jacques Habert of Bayeux and Lisieux, Pope Francis commemorates the 80th anniversary of the Allied forces landing in Normandy.

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Conference calls for new global platform for religious freedom

Vatican News - Wed, 06/05/2024 - 07:37

The Sovereign Order of Malta promotes a high-level conference focussed on religious freedom and integral human development to explore innovative frameworks and strategies for fostering religion-sensitive and inclusive policies and engagements.

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Pope: Jubilee Year an occasion to cancel foreign debt

Vatican News - Wed, 06/05/2024 - 04:39

Speaking to participants in a Vatican conference on debt in the Global South, Pope Francis says that the upcoming Jubilee Year is an opportunity to cancel or reduce debt owed by poorer countries.

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World Environment Day: Focus on desertification and drought

Vatican News - Wed, 06/05/2024 - 03:48

Dr. Iyad Abu Moghli, director and founder of the UN's Faith for Earth Coalition, speaks to Vatican News about desertification, drought resilience, and the impact of Pope Francis' encyclical Laudato sì.

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Pope to write document on Sacred Heart for a world that 'has lost its heart'

Vatican News - Wed, 06/05/2024 - 03:24

Pope Francis says he will publish a document in September dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

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