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Hospital staff at a Pakistan hospital beat a Catholic man to death after he objected to his pregnant sister being slapped by a nurse, an attack condemned by Church leaders in the country. While at...
Turkey's president on Saturday, March 31, released a message marking the Christian holiday of Easter. Recep Tayyip Erdogan extended his best wishes to "all Christian citizens and the whole Christian...
The extraordinary 2010 film Of Gods and Men, by the French director Xavier Beauvois, depicts the kidnapping and murder of nine Trappist monks in Algeria by Islamic fundamentalists in 1996. In one of...
Pope Tawadros II, the head of Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church, has sent greetings to Pope Francis on the occasion of Easter which Orthodox Christians will celebrate a week later on April 8, according...
The Pope greeted the faithful with “Jesus is risen from the dead!” He then said that the image that Jesus used of the grain of what that falls to the earth and dies to prophesy his own death and...
Francis during the Vigil in St. Peter's Basilica, “With Jesus our creativity and hope rise so we can face our problems”. The hero-migrant Ogah, who disarmed a robber, was baptized “To break out of...
“But the glory of the cross led those who were blind through ignorance into light, loosed all who were held fast by sin, and ransomed the whole world of mankind.” – St. Cyril of Jerusalem Mark 15:21-...
The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments has clarified that the Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church, must be celebrated by everyone, beginning...
It’s fascinated scientists, but in a world where religious practice is disappearing, especially among the young — nearly four in 10 (39 per cent) young adults (ages 18-29) claim no religious identity...
“Let us then not be ashamed of the cross of our Savior, but rather glory in it… For it was not a mere man who died for us, but the Son of God, God made man.” – St. Cyril of Jerusalem Mark 15:1-20:...
In his Easter message, Cardinal Charles Bo urged his countrymen to remove the stones of hatred, injustice and ethnic conflict that have entrapped millions in despair and hopelessness. Myanmar’s...
The Christian woman unjustly condemned to death prays in prison with the rosary she received from the Pope. In Pakistan, Catholics live the liturgy of the Cross with special devotion. “Father,...
How can the Church in China today be “Fully Catholic and genuinely Chinese?” That was the question addressed March 26, 2018, by Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, Secretary for Relations with States...
The Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, has released an Easter message to show solidarity with Christians being attacked and killed around the world. In his message, recorded at Clarence House earlier...
Coena Domini and lavender of feet at the Regina Coeli Prison. “A punishment that is not open to hope is neither Christian nor human”. He reveals that he will have surgery for cataracts and invites...
The Catholics have marked the second anniversary of the death of Mother Angelica, foundress of EWTN Global Catholic Network. “Mother Angelica’s spirit continues to guide all that we do at EWTN. It’s...
This present Pope, Francis, is probably the most powerful man in the world, in the round. Stalin once asked when confronted with the argument about the Pope’s reach and influence, replied, “How many...
At the Mass of Our Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday, Mach 29, Pope Francis washed the feet of Christians, Muslims and a Buddhist prisoner, recalling the way Jesus washed the feet of his 12 disciples...
The Ministry of Defence has confirmed the flag will be lowered at all military establishments. The Spanish flag will fly at half-mast on all military buildings including the Ministry of Defence in...
Pope Francis has sent a telegram of condolences following a deadly fire which swept through a shopping and entertainment complex in south western Siberia. Russian investigators on Monday, March 26,...