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The private meeting between the two, in the Vatican, lasted 40 minutes. The German Chancellor made a donation for children and refugees fleeing conflict in the Middle East. This was the third time...
The news of the beheading of 21 young Egyptian Copts by the Islamic State (IS) in Libya has plunged Egypt into sorrow and mourning. The families of those killed remain prostrate in a suffering that...
The “grave conflict” was the focus of Francis’ speech to Ukraine’s bishops. Three separate copies were handed out to the prelates who are in Rome for their ad limina apostolorum visit. The Pope said...
A colored photocopy of a smiling, blond toddler is the only thing adorning the bare walls of the tiny room where Ayda Abada, her blind husband, and four children shelter after they were chased out of...
The Supreme Court will only issue a judgement on procedure and can cancel the previous verdict. In April, the defence will file a petition to examine the case. The ordeal of Asia Bibi, the Christian...
This is according to Bishop of Giuzeh who spoke to Fides news agency: “This is how they celebrated their victory, a victory no butcher can ever take away from them. It sealed their martyrdom in a way...
The Catholic Centre for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Jordan, on Monday, February 16, strongly denounced the brutal massacre committed by the terrorist gangs of the ISIS in Syria and Iraq which led to...
In 2001, after the September 11 events, the then-US President George Bush said: “It is a ‘crusade’ on terrorism.” After several protests on the term, he said:”The word 'crusade' is a slip of the...
The barbarity shocked not only the Egyptian Christian community, but the more numerous Muslim authorities have also harshly condemned the beheading of 21 Coptic Christian Egyptians who had had been...
Francis said this during his audience with the Moderator of the Church of Scotland (Reformed): “the blood of our brothers is a testimony that rings out” Murdered for being Christian. Pope Francis is...
The Israeli mayor of Jerusalem, Nir Barkat, made a press conference last week during which he admitted that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had allocated nearly one billion dollars to rejuvenate...
The C9’s work on Curia reform and the first proposals for change have been presented in the Vatican. Müller says doctrine-related tasks cannot be passed on to the Bishops’ Conferences. In their first...
This is the fifth year in a row in which the Interfaith Harmony Week (first week of February) has been marked. This day, the brainchild of the Jordanian Hashemite thought, was unanimously adopted at...
The video of the Islamic State’s fiery execution of Muaz Kasasbeh last week was the nadir in the terrorist group’s death-cult self-promotion. Revulsion at the act, however, may well signal the...
One of the 20 Catholic prelates who will be named a cardinal by Pope Francis on Saturday, February 8, is Ethiopian Catholic Archbishop Berhaneyesus Souraphiel of Addis Ababa. One of the 20 Catholic...
Fr. Lombardi has issued a statement clarifying the Pope’s actual words at the General Audience, in light of certain “interpretations”. Ahead of the Consistory, the C9 is holding “hearings” on the...
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) has denounced the execution of Jordanian pilot Muaz Kasasbeh by terrorist “ISIS” organization and called on the Churches in the Kingdom to ring bells...
At this Mass in St. Martha’s House, on Friday, February 8, Francis talked about "the martyrs of our times, men, women, children who are being persecuted, hated, driven out of their homes, tortured,...
At the General Audience, on Wednesday, February 4, Francis sent out an appeal for peace and talked about good fathers who are present but not “controlling”, able to correct but also to forgive At the...
Sarajevo was once a shining example of a multi-ethnic and multireligious city. But the Balkan war and the three-year siege marred relations between its various communities. The Pope will spur...