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Pope Francis’ 2018 Lenten Message is inspired by words Jesus spoke near the end of His life on the Mount of Olives regarding the end of time: “Because of the increase of iniquity, the love of many...
Promotion of peace and stability in the region, reception of refugees and conditions of the Catholics in Turkey among the addressed issues. Francis gives the president a medallion of “an angel of...
Pope Francis met with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday, February 5. According to a statement released by the Holy See Press Office this morning, the Pope had cordial discussions with the...
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met Pope Francis on February 5 at the Vatican amid tight security, with thousands of extra police officers deployed and protests banned in most of central Rome...
Pope Francis has launched a special Day of Prayer and Fasting for Peace for war-torn nations, in particular for the Democratic Republic of Congo and for South Sudan that are suffering protracted...
Today, Monday, February 5, the much-wanted audience by the Turkish President, around which his trip to Italy ***** Jerusalem, but not only. Armed intervention against the Kurds and the Christian...
One doesn’t have to go any further than St. Paul’s letter encouraging Corinthians to “run in such a way as to take the prize” to find the deep connection between sports and faith. On Friday,...
On 23 February an event dedicated to the people of South Sudan and Congo. Appeal for life, “There are few people who fight for it in a world where weapons are produced every day and the “culture of...
Pope Francis met on Friday, February 3, with participants at a conference on how to combat violence committed in the name of religion. In his address, the Pope stressed that every human life is...
Mali’s Catholic Church said it hopes to obtain the release of a kidnapped Franciscan nun after her Islamist captors released a video showing her pleading with the Pope to help save her life. “...
Speaking to members of an Italian National Anti-Usury Group,on Saturday, February 3, Pope Francis condemned financial exploitation and called for education to confront usury and corruption. Pope...
The Commission of the Bishops' Conference of the EU (COMECE) organised a conference in Brussels on Wednesday, 31 January, on the theme of 'Promoting the Christian Heritage of Europe' as a...
Pope Francis’ prayer intention reinforces his consistent theme of the need to eliminate corruption: “Say ‘No” to Corruption”. The theme is promoted throughout the world by the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer...
Interview with the Secretary of State who responds to the accusations made against the Holy See regarding the ongoing contacts, “We trust that the Chinese faithful, thanks to their spirit of faith,...
A reported video message from a Colombian nun kidnapped almost a year ago in Mali appeals to Pope Francis for his help in securing her release. The video was reportedly created by two local terrorist...
Francis met on Friday, February 2, with the participants in a conference on ways of combating religious violence. Chaldean patriarch Sako, “In Iraq, churches and mosques are attacked” “The religious...
Man does not live by bread alone, but by ‘spiritual nourishment’ of God’s Word. During his General Audience in St. Peter’s Square, today, Jan. 31, 2018, Pope Francis dedicated this week’s catechesis...
For anyone who knows Cardinal Joseph Zen, the 86-year-old “Lion in Winter” of Chinese Catholicism, it will be no surprise that he recently took to Facebook to accuse the Vatican of “selling out” the...
Last week, hundreds of Catholic media experts from all over the world gathered to discuss the problem of “fake news” and the challenge of reporting in what has been dubbed by some as the “post-truth...
In his new Apostolic Constitution on Ecclesiastical Universities and Faculties, Pope Francis promotes the renewal of Catholic higher studies. “The joy of truth expresses the restlessness of the human...