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The forthcoming fourth Pontiff visit to Jordan is but a reward to Jordan’s ongoing efforts to consolidate interfaith coexistence and harmony. But, is Jordan, people and leadership, up to His Holiness...
"Heavenly Father, you never tire of being compassionate and loving. The successor of St. Peter plans to visit the Holy Land sanctified by your Son’s birth, baptism, teaching, death and resurrection....
Though undeclared, the sense of security of the Christians, especially of the youth, in the region is diminishing while watching Christians' human rights getting undermined or Christians becoming a...
The Council of Cardinals, or C8, that is assisting the Pope with the reform of the Roman Curia and the government of the universal Church, has met with Secretary of the Synod Cardinal Lorenzo...
Since the announcement of their canonization was made by the Vatican, Popes John XXIII and John Paul II are everywhere in pictures. Christians rejoice to have the intercession of two new saints who...
The canonization of Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli and of Karol Wojtyła was an unprecedented event of great interest to many people, not only Catholics, and it will certainly go down in history. Never...
John and John Paul, the two saints who have been canonized by Pope Francis, have something in common: a significant number of people wanted them to be proclaimed saints right after their death. In...
On Sunday, two popes, John XXIII and John Paul II, have joined the ranks of formally canonized saints of the Catholic church. In doing so, they will bring the number of popes who have been officially...
Pope Francis hailed Saints John XXIII and John Paul II as “men of courage” and great faith, who listened to the Spirit of God, and “bore witness to God’s goodness and mercy” before the Church and the...
Jorge Mario Bergoglio canonized the two Popes during a solemn mass in St. Peter’s Square after embracing Benedict XVI. The crowd broke into applause when the Pope Emeritus made his appearance. “...
The meeting had already been included in the official schedule for the Pope’s trip to the Holy Land: at 10 am on Sunday 25 May--after President Abu Mazen’s courtesy visit--Pope Francis will meet and...
The papacies of John XXIII and John Paul II are connected in their dedication to God and to lives of priestly service, a cardinal who worked with both of the pontiffs stressed. “The two Popes are...
Francis baptized 10 people from six countries at the Easter vigil, and urged Christians to rediscover the source of their faith by “returning to our first love, in order to receive the fire which...
"Vatican Insider" has interviewed the Ambassador of Tehran to the Holy See, Mohammad Taher Rabbani.“One of the Pope’s striking traits is the humility and love he feels for people.” This is how the...
This May the Holy See is to present its initial report on the Convention against Torture (CAT) to the relevant UN committee. Vatican spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi confirmed this in a statement to...
The entire square fell silent when the Pope began his Palm Sunday homily, marking the start of Holy Week. Francis looked serious and deep in concentration as he left his prepared text to one side and...
“Human life is sacred and inviolable” and “every civil right is based on the “first and most fundamental right,” the right to life.” “The unborn child in the womb is the most concrete example of...
“The army has been more present in our region in the past few weeks,” the Bishop of Yola,a city near Cameroon, where three missionaries have been kidnapped, told “Vatican Insider”. “When I learnt...
Before the Arab Spring started, Majda Ayoub, a Christian Jordanian, decided to leave the US, where she was raised and educated, and settle down in her homeland. The situation was very risky for...
Violence and poverty are bringing the Central African Republic to its knees. In the place where everything seems lost, a Combonian nun tells the story of her silent work In Bangui there’s shooting....