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Ecclesia Dei’s secretary Guido Pozzo: “We are working on improving the Fraternity’s legal status” “We are currently working on improving certain aspects of the canonical form, which will be the...
"I am depressed, scared and tired!" A statement we hear constantly. Anxiety engulfs our society, and spreads fast like a contagious disease due to many reasons, mainly the political situations...
The Order has made a surprise announcement informing that Matthew Festing is stepping down as leader of the Knights of Malta in light of tensions with the Holy See. Francis will be placing the Order...
In an interview with Spanish daily El País, the Pope spoke about populism and mentioned the example of Germany in 1933: “The risk in times of crisis is that we look for a saviour who gives us back...
Accounts of peaceful coexistence between Christians and Muslims. Good relations among faithful and memories of Pope Francis' visit to the country last October. "It is my sincere hope that Azerbaijan...
"Serial reluctance" to intervene by the UK government and other western powers has worsened the plight of Christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East, a damning report claims. A...
In a Register interview, the Vatican’s ‘foreign minister,’ Archbishop Paul Gallagher, discusses the Holy Father’s distinctive approach to international issues. In his annual “survey of the world” to...
When we go into a Christian place of worship, we expect to see a Cross. And when crosses are removed from public places, such as crematoria or hospital chapels, we quite reasonably get rather...
After the audience, on Saturday, January 14, the Palestinian president inaugurated the Palestinian embassy to the Holy See, which opened in light of the Apostolic See’s recognition of the “State of...
In response to the emergency caused by the cold weather, since Saturday 7 January, the church of San Callisto in Rome’s Trastevere neighbourhood, has kept its doors open to the homeless, offering...
President-elect Donald Trump must help persecuted religious groups around the world or his administration will fail, said the leader of a nonprofit at the release Wednesday, January 11, 2016 of its...
When a man blew himself up inside a Coptic church in Cairo during Sunday mass, killing 25 worshippers on December 11, 2016, he not only performed a gruesome deed but added another instance to a...
A wide variety of issues, both domestic and foreign, have been raised during the presidential transition. One that hasn’t received much notice is the situation of the beleaguered Christian community...
While the hustle and bustle of Christmas ends for many people on Dec. 26, throughout Christian history Christmas lasts for twelve days – all the way until Jan. 6. This feast marking the end of...
At a time when churches, mosques and hotel restaurants are being bombed by persons claiming to do it in the name of religion, it is hard to continue to trust in anyone mixing religion with patriotism...
Although there are different versions of the story of St. Barbara, Christians in the Middle East and Central Europe still celebrate the early Christian martyr each Dec. 4. To celebrate St. Barbara's...
Accounts of peaceful co-existence between Christians and Muslims. Archbishop Ilario Antoniazzi and journalist Hatem Bourial talk about the good relations between the two faith communities and about...
1. The sorrow, sadness as well as pride concomitant with Christmas this year is immense. Yet, calling off celebrations does not imply at all the cancellation of Christmas prayers, which serve as an...
Today, December 28, the Church commemorates the massacre of the children of Bethlehem ordered by Herod, who wanted to get rid of the newborn Jesus. These children can be compared to many young...
After the Angelus prayer in St. Peter's Square on the Feast of Saint Stephen, Pope Francis expressed his condolences to the Russian people and the families of victims of the Christmas day plane crash...