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ussian President Vladimir Putin received Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican Secretary of State, at presidential residence in Sochi, Russia, on Wednesday, August 23, 2017, reported the Kremlin’s Website...
President Vladimir Putin has told the Vatican’s top diplomat he values the “trusting and constructive” dialogue that exists between Russia and the Holy See during the pair’s meeting on Wednesday,...
The Vatican has released the official logo and motto for Pope Francis’ Apostolic Journey to Chile, which takes place on 15-18 January 2018. The Pope visits Chile ahead of his trip to Peru on 18-21...
The Secretary of State meets with the Foreign Minister. Concern for Christians in Africa and the Middle East and for the crises in Ukraine and Venezuela. “Dialogue between Catholic and Orthodox...
During their meeting in Moscow, Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill discussed the two churches' mutual positions regarding the Ukraine crisis,...
Each year from August 6 to 15, the Catholic Church in Japan marks Ten Days for Peace. The period opens on the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and ends on the commemoration of the day...
Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergej Lavrov for talks on Tuesday, August 22, during which they discussed issues of international concern and agreed to...
Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin on Monday, August 21, described the tone of his two-hour meeting with Metropolitan Hilarion, chairman of the Department of External Church Relations...
Aid agencies have been reacting to Pope Francis’s message for the 104th World Day of Migrants and Refugees which was released on Monday, August 21. The message titled, “Welcoming, protecting,...
Pope Francis has urged the Methodist and Waldensian Churches to continue to walk together with the Catholic Church on the path towards full Christian unity, pointing out that in a world lacerated by...
South Korea President Moon Jae-in sent an envoy to the Holy See two weeks after his election May 9 to seek the Holy Father’s help in establishing peace on the Korean Peninsula. President Moon, a...
Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin, who is on a 4-day visit to Russia, gave a wide-ranging interview with the Russian state news agency TASS, ahead of his arrival on Monday, August 21....
Around 10,000 faithful came to Fatima for the pilgrimage organized by the SSPX on August 19 and 20 for the centenary of the apparitions of Our Lady. The Solemn Mass for the opening of this pilgrimage...
The Pope’s message for the Day of Migrants and Refugees 2018 “Welcoming, protecting, promoting and integrating”. Citizenship and special legalization to migrants who can claim a long period of...
A Catholic Mass was celebrated in Barcelona on Sunday, August 20, to honor the victims of last week's terror attacks, as authorities continued a manhunt for at least one suspect in the killings of 14...
In the Angelus, the Pope prays for the “dead, wounded and family members of the terrorist attacks in recent days that claimed many victims in Burkina Faso, in Spain and in Finland”. The Pope...
Cardinal Pietro Parolin travels to Russia for a state visit on 21-24 August out of a desire to "build bridges and increase mutual understanding and dialogue" and to "multiply opportunities of...
The theme is a meeting between Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill, not in Moscow, but in some holy place of the Christian East, or in Bari. An international conference on the future of Ukraine and...
Pope Francis is greatly disturbed by the cruel terrorist attack that has struck Barcelona last night and once again condemns the blind violence affirming that it “is a great offence to the creator”....
Readings for August 20, 2017: 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time The apostles thought she was a nuisance and asked Jesus to get rid of her. Jesus had gone to the region of Tyre and Sidon, modern-day...