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During his visit to the Council of Europe, Pope Francis called for "a political solution to current crises" The temptation of conflict in a continent that has lost its drive. Francis, the first Pope...
The Catholic Church “stands by the side of all the people of Egypt during the period of political transition.” Pope Francis assured Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Sisi of this in an audience held in...
As the woman rots away in prison she also has to endure the mockery of speculation about her suffering. In prison for a glass of water. As the campaign titled “drink a glass of water and post your...
Do a computer search for "ISIS" and "Christians" and prepare to gasp in horror. ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or simply Islamic State) is slaughtering Christians in the Middle East in a war...
“It is painful to see that the struggle against hunger and malnutrition is hindered by “market priorities”” the Pope said at the Second International Conference on Nutrition taking place this week in...
On Nov. 21, 1964, Pope Paul VI solemnly promulgated the Second Vatican Council’s Dogmatic Constitution on the Church, which began by proclaiming Christ the “light of the nations” and is thus known as...
The community’s founder, Andrea Riccardi, sends out another appeal to save Aleppo with the UN’s backing. Christian, Muslim and government representatives will be meeting on the Mediterranean island...
Francis took part in the International Interreligious Colloquium on the Complementarity of Man and Woman promoted by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. Pope Francis will be in...
At the Pope Francis' General Audience in St. Peter’s Square, November 12, he sent out an appeal for persecuted Christians. He stressed that bishops, priests and deacons must not be authoritarian and...
Two months after 3-year-old Christina Khider Abada was snatched by Islamic State militants from a bus as her family helplessly watched, Ayda Abada wonders about the fate of her daughter. Now...
“Everything that was happening when Rome fell is happening again now,” my 12-year-old informed me. “My teacher has a whole list.” I think my son’s Kolbe Academy teacher is on to something. There is...
On August 22, 1939, Adolf Hitler, explaining his decision to invade Poland, asked, "Who after all speaks today of the annihilation of the Armenians?" On the centennial of the massacre of the...
Pope appoints Archbishop Paul Gallagher, first ever Englishman as “Foreign Minister”, names Archbishop Dominque Mamberti to replace Cardinal Raymond Burke as “Chief Justice” In a series of top level...
Fr. Rif’at Bader, director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Amman, has said that His Majesty King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein’s Speech from the Throne brought to the light...
Rome Leaders of Christian Churches in Jerusalem are watching with great concern as the events currently taking place in the Esplanade of the Mosques unfold. And they are calling all parties to...
The President of the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue speaks to Vatican Radio about the barbaric killing in Pakistan: “How can one stand by and watch when crimes religion declares to...
Aid to the Church in Need’s Religious Freedom in the World Report – 2014 shows a steep decline. Most of the countries where serious violations are witnessed, are Muslim. Christians are still the most...
Since the end of the Oct. 5-19 Synod of Bishops on the family, news outlets have portrayed the outcome as a "setback" or "loss" for Pope Francis -- even a "rebuke" to him. Journalists have pointed to...
"Yes, the so-called 'Islamic State' drove us out of our homes, but we congratulate the Muslims on the occasion of Eid Al-Adha as we are confident that there is no relationship between Islam and...
Today’s General Audience was dedicated to the Church as a “visible reality”: We are all sinners and it is right that this should provoke displeasure in us, especially when we set a bad example. But...