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The Archbishop of Manila, who today began preaching the spiritual exercises for Rome’s priests, told Vatican Radio: “Every act of violence shows a lack of mercy” “Every act of violence shows a lack...
Pope Francis on Monday, November 23, sent a video message to the people of Kenya and Uganda, saying he is coming "as a minister of the Gospel, to proclaim the love of Jesus Christ and his message of...
Pope Francis called for all the faithful everywhere to pray for persecuted Christians on Sunday, November 22. He also asked the faithful to pray for the success of his upcoming visit to Kenya, Uganda...
Pope Francis on Monday, November 23, sent a video message to the people of the Central African Republic, on the eve of his visit to the country on Saturday, November 28th. In his video message, Pope...
The inquiry into the theft and publication of confidential documents belonging to the Holy See has come to an end: the new name is Nicola Maio, who had formerly worked for COSEA. He faces trial...
His Holiness Pope Francis received the participants in a major international congress under the sponsorship of the Congregation for Catholic Education on Saturday,November 21. For four days this week...
Among religious communities, among the northern communities scarred by war, in the family: Being able to live alongside one another in peace is the main concern faced by the second country the Pope...
Pope Francis said that the Church must not be obsessed by money or power, nor worship “holy bribes”. Instead her strength and joy should come from the words of Christ. He was speaking at the morning...
Over 2,000 security agents are to be deployed in Rome as part of tougher security measures for the upcoming Jubilee made necessary after the Friday's terrorist attacks, November 13, in Paris, Rome...
In his homily Thursday, November 19, Pope Francis said that just as Jesus wept for Jerusalem in the day’s Gospel reading, he continues to weep today, because the world has rejected the path of peace...
This was the message of Pope Francis to the faithful following the readings of the day at Mass on Thursday, November 19, in the Casa Santa Marta. “The whole world is at war,” and the rejection of the...
In an unusually blunt statement, the president of Italy's Conference of Catholic Bishops (CEI) has called on Muslims to completely disassociate themselves from the Islamic State by categorically...
Pope Francis held his weekly General Audience on Wednesday, November 18, during which he focused his catechetical reflections on the upcoming Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy, which opens on...
The Vatican Secretary of State reflects on the Paris attacks in an interview with French Catholic newspaper La Croix. Military intervention is acceptable when it is for the legitimate defence of a...
In an interview, Combonian missionary Fr. Giulio Albanese, says shootings continue in Bangui, in the Central African Republic but "we hope the situation improves. The fact that the opening of the...
The magisterium of the last three pontificates, which grew out of the Second Vatican Council, staved off fundamentalist currents and those who wanted to put new walls up In the last quarter century,...
Pope Francis condemned on Sunday, November 15,the violence and hatred behind the terror attacks in France which left 129 people dead and several hundred others injured. Speaking to the crowds...
The acts of terrorism which took place in Paris Friday night, November 13, are the latest part in what Pope Francis has called a “piecemeal World War III,” describing the attacks as “inhuman.” “There...
Pope Francis on Sunday, November 15, expressed closeness to the victims in Paris and said using the name of God to justify violence is "blasphemy." The pontiff said the only "victorious power" in the...
Kenyans, particularly young people and those for whom the Gospel is an integral part of their everyday life, are excited by Francis’ words and gestures. Bishops have appealed against corruption and...