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In an audience with Pope Francis, the Syro-Orthodox Patriarch spoke about genocide, countries that finance terrorism and a safe haven for Christians. Amid the suffering and persecution of Christians...
Vatican Insider interviews the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, Bartholomew I on Pope Francis’ encyclical “Laudato Si’”. The encyclical quotes the Patriarch’s teachings regarding the...
The “Laudato Si’” encyclical says: we have grown up believing that we have the right to plunder the planet at our will. The environmental crisis is an anthropological crisis and is liked to our...
Among the issues highlighted by the international media outlets with regards to Pope Francis’ visit to Sarajevo last week is the ringing of large bells. The first bell was a genuine one made...
On this day, the intense heat did not stop you from leaving your home for the sports stadium in Sarajevo, with no intention to watch a decisive football match, but simply to take part in a massive...
Vatican Secretary of State speaks about Israel, Palestine, the peace process, anti-semitism and islamist radicalization. For the first time since Francis appointed him Secretary of State, Cardinal...
The Russian president arrived one hour late to his meeting with the Pope and the two spoke for 50 minutes. Discussions between the two leaders were “dedicated principally to the conflict in Ukraine...
Pope Francis returned to this subject three times during his visit to Sarajevo on 6 June, elaborating on statements previously made. Pope Francis talked about the issue of arms trafficking fomenting...
The Catholic Church provides so many wonderful choices for all of us to praise God. Because of our baptism, we’re able to pray at the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass and participate in the Eucharist which...
On the return flight from Sarajevo to Rome, Francis announced the imminent decision on the Medjugorje apparitions. On the subject of negative television programmes he said consumerism is a “cancer”...
We got used to using some terms and to hearing them. One of these terms has different forms and types, namely ''religious reform''. It is sometimes referred to as reform of religious discourse. It...
During Pope Francis’ meeting with representatives of other religions, the imam spoke about the “genocide” of Muslims during the war, the Orthodox representative expressed “shame” about Christians who...
In his first address to authorities in Sarajevo, Pope Francis called on them to go beyond the Dayton Accords and asked for real religious freedom in Bosnia-Herzegovina. On the outbound flight he...
At a press conference organised by Aid to the Church in Need, the Archbishop of Erbil recalled that there are Europeans enrolling with ISIS and Europe can therefore not remain indifferent The “cancer...
The second day of celebrations marking the end of the Holy Marian Month were held at the Our Lady of Lourdes grotto in Na'our, with the rosary prayed, and the Holy Mass celebrated and presided over...
Editor-in-chief of the Jordanian daily, Al Rai, I would like to comment on an article titled, “O naive Pope, is this an angel of peace?“ which was published by Jordanian daily Al Rai on May 18, 2015...
HRH Princess Dina Mired has led the King Hussein Cancer Foundation (KHCF) in Jordan as director general since 2002. In her capacity as director, she founded, developed and institutionalized the...
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Amman recalls the historic visit undertaken by Pope Francis a year ago to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. In a statement issued today, Sunday May...
“For if every baptized person is called to bear witness to the Lord Jesus by proclaiming the faith received as a gift, this is especially so for each consecrated man and woman. There is a clear...
Pope Francis’ interview with Argentinian newspaper “La voz del Pueblo”: His audiences, his meetings with people, the risk of being attacked, the emotion felt when seeing children and prisoners in...