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Dominican Fr Jean-Jacques Pérennès, who is head of the Biblical School of Jerusalem, discusses the challenges facing Christians in the Arab world. ***** Coinciding with the “Christians of the Orient...
"One of the major obstacles to the propagation of faith in Japan seems to be the false identification between Christianity and European culture". This is one of the views expressed by Cardinal...
At the Arab World Institute in Paris, a new exhibition titled ''Chrétiens d'Orient: Deux mille ans d'histoire'' (Eastern Christians: Two thousand years of history" will put precious artifacts on...
Religious minorities must be protected during conflicts, said Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, Secretary for Relations with States, Head of the Delegation of the Holy See to the Seventy-second...
In the aftermath of two earthquakes in the span of two weeks in Mexico church-based relief agencies have been on the ground providing food, shelter and repairs. The magnitude 7.1 quake that hit near...
Marking the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, which was widely celebrated in the Middle East, churches celebrated Holy Mass which is reminiscent of the crucifixion of Lord Jesus Christ....
Marking the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, which was widely celebrated in the Middle East, churches celebrated Holy Mass which is reminiscent of the crucifixion of Lord Jesus Christ....
The Lord himself takes away the veil of our human understanding to show what is really happening, spiritually, to us on earth. The Gospel begins, “The Kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went...
The Holy See on Thursday, September 21, became one of the first entities to sign and ratify a new treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons. The treaty was signed by Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher,...
A press conference was held recently in the Holy See Press Office on Friday to present the work of the Pontifical Foundation Gravissimum educationis and the document “Educating to fraternal humanism...
An exhibit at the Vatican this month shows the 230-year history of the Catholic Church on the Korean peninsula, highlighting the faith of its martyrs and promoting a message of peace. Fr. Matthias...
Pope Francis met on Friday, September 22, with the President of the Republic of Peru, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski Godard, who is preparing to welcome the Holy Father to the South American nation from...
“I appeal for peace and disarmament,” wrote Pope Francis in a Tweet posted on September 21, 2017, on his Twitter account @Pontifex. “I appeal for peace and disarmament: in this world wounded by...
A young African mother calls for help to the Caritas staffer at the refugee dormitory as her toddler quickly scurries down the hallway, giggling. Unaware, Syrian and Iraqi refugees huddle outside...
When Germans go to the polls this Sunday, September 24, they are likely to re-elect Angela Merkel as chancellor, an office she has occupied since 2005. Merkel’s expected victory will be all the more...
Pope Francis received Secretary General of the World Islamic League, Muhammad al-Issa, who is currently visiting the Vatican. on September 20, 2017. During the meeting,discussions focused on a...
Pope Francis has given money to the earthquake relief effort in Mexico to help survivors and victims’ families in the worst hit areas of the country. The Vatican said on Thursday, September 21, that...
The Vatican announced on Tuesday, September 19, that Pope Francis has established a new Pontifical John Paul II institute for “Marriage and Family Sciences” to replace the previous academic...
“Dialogue is the only solution to any armed conflict and the only way to silence the weapons of war and give life to words of reconciliation,” says Bishop Gallagher about the ongoing civil war in the...
On June 14, 2009, Asia Bibi was thrown into jail. A year later she was sentenced to death for blasphemy, and since 2013, after two transfers, she has been languishing in one of the three windowless...