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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...
His Holiness, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew participated in the Concordia Europe Summit which took place in Athens (Greece) on 6-7 June 2017. In his address, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew...
Francis at Santa Marta: Do not ’whitewash’ your own faults; acknowledge the shame of being “clay and not silver or gold vessels.” It will make you “happy” We must recognize our weaknesses. This is...
Dr Mustafa Ceric, grand mufti emeritus of Bosnia Herzegovina, honorary president of the Conference of Religions for Peace, made an appeal to the Muslims of Europe calling for “stopping the violence...
The Holy See and the State of Israel has released a joint communique, detailing the progress made by the Bilateral Permanent Working Commission on Tuesday, June 13. The Commission met on 13 June in a...
Masses, rosaries and adorations in local communities, while in Mindanao US Special Forces arrive to help the Manila army defeat terrorists. Churches across the Philippines are praying for Marawi. The...
Pope Francis is calling on Christians around the world to serve the poor with concrete actions that address their daily needs, writing in a document launching a new World Day of the Poor that service...
There were 13 very special people in the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul on Saturday, June 10. Twelve of them were the candidates, who after years of prayer and study were about to be...
The Vatican on Tuesday, June 13, released Pope Francis' message for the First World Day of the Poor which will be observed later this year on the 19th of November. Please find the English translation...
The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambio and President of the Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SCBC), Barani Eduardo Hiiboro Kussala has blamed the continued armed conflict in South...
Pope Francis has sent a message to the President of the Latin American and Caribbean Parliament (Parlatino) on the occasion of its 33rd General Assembly. Addressing his letter to Ms. Blanca Alcalá,...
"The cup of blessing that we bless, is it not a participation in the blood of Christ? The bread that we break,is it not a participation in the body of Christ?" (1 Cor 10:16) This is an incredibly...
On the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity, on Sunday, June 11, Pope Francis reflected on the “mystery of the identity of God” during the midday recitation of the Angelus in St Peter’s Square. The...
The Holy See has called on the international community to protect the rights of unaccompanied migrant children and condemned their detention as a "grave error". The Vatican's Permanent Observer to...
British Prime Minister’s decision to govern with Protestant unionist party raises uncertainty about Pope’s planned trip to Ireland. The British Prime Minister’s plan to govern with support from...