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Pope Francis has placed reform of the Vatican as a top priority of his papacy. Whether or not he will succeed remains to be seen. There are at least three things necessary to successfully reform an...
Don’t be fooled by statistics, was Pope Francis’ advice at the morning Mass on February 28 2014 in St. Martha’s House, as reported by Vatican Radio. The Pope spoke about the beauty of marriage,...
The theological dialogue between Catholic and Orthodox Churches which was launched with the aim of achieving full sacramental communion, risks stalling permanently. One of the main reasons for this...
Introducing a two-day meeting of the world’s cardinals on the family and the Church’s pastoral approach to marriage, Pope Francis stressed that the church’s pastoral approach to helping couples must...
Pope Francis to 30,000 fiancés: "The house of love is not built on the shifting sands of emotions, but on the rock of true love, the love that comes from God." “Marriage is an everyday duty, even a...
The turbulent week of reforms begins on Monday: Eight counsellor cardinals are to meet with the Pope from Monday February 17 to Wednesday February 19, coordinated by Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga. The...
For decades, the Christians in the Middle East remained "the invisible or neglected victims" throughout the region, and in best cases the United States only made humble interest in indigenous...
Fifty years ago on January4, 1964, Paul VI's visit to the Holy Land began, and then concluded on the evening of the Epiphany with the embrace and lights of one million Romans' enthusiastic and...
“The Pope is the Holy See’s number one diplomatic “agent”. He proved himself to be a vigorous diplomat in the Syrian crisis. This made him an authoritative and sought-after voice internationally,”...
Today, with Christians divided into many denominations, we run the risk of simply stopping at a peaceful coexistence. How could we possibly go beyond this? At Taizé we are surprised to see that...
L'Osservatore Romano The call of Pope Francis to take the Gospel to the streets also includes the digital ones. The first message of Pope Francis for World Communications Day is consistent with the...
With the return of the Palestinians and the Israelis to the negotiations table under the auspices of the US, everyone wonders how serious and feasible the talks will be and what their outcome will be...
It is the first Arabic-language book on Pope Francis' march, issued by Monsignor Pious Qaseh of Baghdad. The book contains a dedication which reads: To the poor man coming from afar, and from the...
Over the past five years, based on my work as a journalist specialised in religious ecclesiastic media affairs through the Catholic Centre for Studies and Media and Lebanese NourSat satellite station...
Life is not easy in Egypt for Christians. Beyond the reports of churches burned and homes attacked, there is a more subtle hardship affecting ordinary families. While not universal, mistreatment and...
Director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media - Jordan  1.What agencies and organizations are assisting the new Syrian refugees, and are they able to integrate in Jordan? Are some...
Gunmen of Al Qaeda-affiliated "Islamic State of Iraq and Al Sham (ISIS)” have burned down the Church of the Holy Cross, located in the area of ​​Tal Abyad in Raqqa Province, northeast of...