As protests against the military coup continue in Myanmar, women religious accompany their people in the “fighting and protesting to end military dictatorship, to get justice and peace”.
Pope Francis has joined his voice to those of the many leaders expressing shock and condolences for the brutal killing of the Italian ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo, together with an Italian police officer and their Congolese driver.
The Holy See is calling for the easing of restrictions imposed by the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS), in order to allow speedy and maximum access to Covid-19 vaccines.
Catholic leaders in Malaysia recall that refugees, migrants and asylum seekers are vulnerable people, and that they should be treated with humanity, based on mercy, compassion and love.
Donors have come out in strength to support a Church-supported campaign to help guarantee oxygen supplies for hospitals treating Covid-19 patients.
In this period of preparation leading to Easter, and starting from themes tied to the Lenten journey, we offer reflections of Pope Francis. To experience Lent in hope, the Pope writes in his Message for Lent 2021, means "receiving the hope of Christ, who gave His life on the Cross".
At least 75 people have been killed and dozens more injured in three separate prison riots in Ecuador, where officials are blaming gang rivalry for the tragedy.
In Kitwe, Zambia’s second largest city, Unknown people have stolen the Tabernacle from a Catholic Church.
During the High-Level Segment of the 2021 Conference on Disarmament, the Vatican’s Secretary for Relations with States, Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, highlights the importance of joint efforts geared towards disarmament, calling it an “ethical imperative” as the world continues on the path towards peace and fraternity.
On Tuesday evening, Pope Francis sends a telegram to Italian President Sergio Mattarella noting the 'exemplary witness' of the Italian Ambassador, and the 'expert and generous service' of the police offier both slain in an attack on Monday.
The wife of the jailed Mexican drug kingpin Chapo Guzman has been arrested in the United States. She's accused of drug trafficking and of helping him in previous jail break.
Afghanistan launched its Covid-19 inoculation programme on Tuesday, despite a surge in violence in the war-ravaged country.
Condolence messages pour in from religious and civil authorities in the wake of the brutal killings of Luca Attanasio, the Italian Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo; a police officer; and their driver on Monday during a field trip in the east of the country.