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Pope Francis appointed on Thursday, June 22, Professor Joachim von Braun as the new president of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences on Wednesday. Professor von Braun is ordinary professor of...
“The relationship between individuals or communities and the environment ultimately stems from their relationship with God.” —Pope Benedict XVI Benjamin Wiker A less provocative title might have been...
After cancelling his October trip to South Sudan, Pope Francis remains the close to the country plagued by famine and a decade long civil war by donating nearly $500,000 to be used in education,...
“Violence serves the cause of terrorists.” Nichols, “I’m horrified”. The Muslim Council denounces a rise in islamophobia. The Jewish community condemns the Finsbury Park attack. “The appalling attack...
The President of the Academy for Life speaks about the new appointee. Controversy over Biggar, Anglican theologian, for a sentence on the interruption of pregnancy said in an interview. But he has...
Vatican reiterates its "No" to building new walls. Merkel, “Francis encouraged me to find global solutions”. Pope Francis and Angela Merkel share the same aim to “bring down walls,” not build them,...
About 1,300 baptized Catholics, about forty missionaries, one native priest: the Catholic Church has been present in Mongolia since 1991, and is spreading little by little in spite of the restrictive...
Pope Francis will make an Apostolic Journey to Chile and Peru in January 2018, according to a statement released by the Holy See Press Office. The Pope will visit Chile from 15 to 18 January,...
In the Mass of Corpus Christi celebrated at the Roman Basilica of St John Lateran, Francis invites faithful to reflect on the word "memory" because " amid so much frantic activity, many people and...
Dear brothers and sisters in Jesus Christ, The words of the Gospel we have just heard contain a remarkable promise: ‘Anyone who eats this bread will live for ever’ (John 6:58). This promise of...
Pope Francis on Sunday,June 18, celebrated Mass at the Roman Basilica of St John Lateran which was to be followed by a procession to the Basilica of St Mary Major to mark the Solemnity of Corpus...
Pope Francis met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her husband on Saturday in a private audience at the Vatican Apostolic Palace. A communique from the Holy See Press Office called their...
To the crowds which were after Him, Jesus said: “I am the bread.” The angels’ bread. The bread for the road. Bread “that came down from heaven". It is that very bread which He is shortly going to...
An Italian seminarian’s recount of his journey to the suffering African country of Rwanda where he visited other seminarians who, like him, want to live the spirituality of unity. My path began on...
Pope Francis has sent a message of condolence to the victims and families of the Grenfell Tower fire in London. In the message signed by Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Holy...
I wonder how long I will be remembered after I die. I wonder, too, what I will be remembered for. Shakespeare wrote, “The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones...
Ancient artifacts. Centuries-old legends. Prayers dating back to the time of Christ. An enemy seeking to destroy it all. And a team of dedicated scholars trying to save the memories before it’s too...
Canada’s Environment Minister Catherine McKenna met with Pope Francis on Wednesday, June14, on the sidelines of the General Audience in St Peter’s Square. The minister has been in Italy to attend...
Church agencies are helping London Catholic school students cope with the trauma of the Grenfell Tower fire, including knowing that some of their fellow students are missing. Children who attended...
The Pope’s almoner has given up his flat just outside the Vatican for a Syrian refugee couple with a newborn baby girl. Archbishop Konrad Krajewski, who learned of the family through the Sant’Egidio...