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A brand-new, special edition Lamborghini Huracan sports car presented to Pope Francis will be auctioned off and the proceeds donated to charity. Part of the funds raised from the Sotheby’s auction...
During his visit to Chile and Peru, Pope Francis will honor the country's religious roots and underline the plight of indigenous men and women. The Vatican said Pope Francis will be in Chile January...
The intersection of art, medicine, and faith in the Catholic tradition has a lot to teach today, especially if you’re a doctor. “Catholic art has a long history of demonstrating the beauty of the...
The painter Eularia Clarke, 1914-1970, is not well-known. Now a comprehensive biography has been published: Eularia Clarke: Painter of Religion, by her granddaughter, Rebecca Sherlaw-Johnson.This...
More than 30,000 people living in the village of Yei in the Central Equatorial State of South Sudan will benefit from the gift that Pope Francis made to FAO last July, amounting to 25,000 euros,...
As the COP23 conference on climate change moves into its second week in Bonn, Germany, a delegation of leaders from the Pacific Island states has arrived at the talks over the weekend. They hope to...
Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana, head of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, says the Vatican wants to establish contact with North Korea to help avoid a nuclear conflict. If Rome...
John Paul I's niece comments on the decree of the Causes of Saints and recounts memories and private details of her relationship with the Pope whom she describes as “a second father”. “He was a man...
On Friday, November 10, leading Vatican and secular diplomats urged world leaders to freeze investment into nuclear arms production, and to instead fund peace and development initiatives. “Every day...
His Eminence Dr Mohammad bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa, general secretary of the Muslim World League visited the World Council of Churches (WCC) in the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva, Switzerland on 9...
The International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church is a two-Sunday event that started Sunday, November 5 and ends on Sunday, November 12. The theme of this year's annual day of prayer is "...
An Italian nun killed in Somalia in 2006 has been officially recognized as a martyr, as Pope Francis moved her cause for beatification forward this week. Sister Leonella Sgorbati and her Muslim...
Pope Francis received the participants in a major international symposium on Friday. Sponsored by the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, the 2-day conference on "Prospects for a...
Pope Francis has openly denounced the continuing possession of nuclear weapons by various world governments, in what appears to be a departure from the Roman Catholic Church’s prior acceptance of the...
Pope Francis recognized that Pope John Paul I, who served only 33 days as pope, lived the Christian virtues in a heroic way. The Vatican announced Pope Francis' decision November 9. It marks the...
Pope Francis on November 9, 2017, received the Ambassador of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, San Lwin. The Holy Father will be the first Pope to visit Myanmar when is journeys to the nation...
The Vatican is hosting a two-day high-level international symposium on a nuclear-weapons-free world this week, in the backdrop of an escalating face-off between the US and North Korea. Eleven...
Next week, the National Geographic Museum in Washington, D.C., will open a 3D virtual tour of the Holy Sepulchre, the site of Jesus’ tomb. While the exhibit will likely draw tourists from around the...
Vatican Secretary of State Pietro Parolin said Wednesday, November 8, the Vatican was "hopeful" of "in some way helping to resolve" the nuclear weapons crisis between North Korea and the United...
At the COP23 climate conference, taking place in the German city of Bonn, leaders from almost 200 countries are working on a detailed ‘rule book’ to try and help implement the landmark Paris...