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The Director of the Holy See Press Office, Greg Burke, has released the following statement regarding issues pertaining to China: With reference to widespread news on a presumed difference of thought...
While Pope Francis is pushing hard to ban nuclear weapons, a retired Vatican diplomat wants to make it clear the Pope is not calling for unilateral disarmament - which easily could be written off, he...
On the Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time, Pope Francis celebrated Mass at the Basilica of St Mary Major in Rome. Pope Francis celebrated the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass on Sunday at the Basilica of Saint...
The document “Veritatis Gaudium” insists on open-confrontation in all fields, on interdisciplinarity, and asks ecclesiastical universities to network and build” “leadership capable of striking out on...
At the Angelus, the Pontiff prays for the victims of the attacks in Kabul. From the window of the Apostolic Palace a boy and a girl of Catholic Action read a message of peace. ***** “Continue working...
Catholic aid leaders and others have requested that the White House reconsider its decision to withhold $65 million designated for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in...
It’s official: A bishop, seven Trappist monks and 11 other religious men and women killed by extremists in Algeria between 1994 and 1996 have been recognized as martyrs by Pope Francis. The decree...
Nowadays, it is likely that all of us know at least someone, if not multiple persons, who have had their lives affected by cancer. For Anthony Maranise, author of the new book, Cross of a Different...
Pope Francis receives the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith which, among other things, is about to conclude a study on the ethical implications “in the economic-financial field”. The “...
Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UN, on January 25, 2018, cited suffering of millions in the Middle East and called for an urgent resumption to the dialogue...
The president of the Association of Yazidi Academics spoke to Vatican News after an audience with Pope Francis in the Vatican. Pope Francis on Wednesday, January 24, appealed to the world to take...
As is traditional, Pope Francis presided over an ecumenical Vespers service at the Basilica of Saint Paul’s Outside the Walls for the conclusion of the annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. The...
The Cardinal and Prefect of the Clergy interviewed in the book “Tutti gli uomini di Francesco”, speaks of this hypothesis for the Amazon and some Pacific islands, “We would recover a structure which...
In his message for the World Communications Day 2018, Pope Francis calls for a “journalism for peace” in response to the threat of fake news, which “thrives on the absence of healthy confrontation...
Stories of cohabitation between believers in Christ and Muslims. Journey to Dakar to discover the friendly relationships between the two communities, for which hospitality is a fundamental value “If...
“I apologies if I have hurt the victims of abuse with my words on the Barros case”. Pope Francis, answering the journalists’ questions on the flight from Lima back to Rome, admits that he made a...
Pope Francis will receive Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in audience in the Vatican, on February 5, 2018, confirmed the Holy See, in response to questions by the press on this subject. The Holy...
WCC, UNICEF deepen collaboration to protect and provide for children At a meeting on 19 January, the World Council of Churches (WCC) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) pledged to not...
One week after U.S. President Donald Trump sparked a firestorm by allegedly using an obscenity to disparage African nations, although he’s disputed those reports, the Vatican in tandem with other...
Pope Francis urges the people of Peru to “protect their hope”, as he leaves the country, the final stop on his journey in Latin America. Pope Francis has departed Lima following a farewell ceremony...