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US President Donald Trump has issued a statement marking the beginning of the month of Ramadan. “During this month of fasting from dawn to dusk, many Muslims in America and around the world will find...
Sister Candida Bellotti, the most long-lived Sister in the world, died on Saturday, May 27 at Lucca at 110 years of age, a press release published by the Motherhouse of the Ministers of the Sick,...
Francis answers the workers of steel industry Ilva: he quotes the first article of the Italian Constitution: “We can say that depriving people of work or exploiting them with unworthy or badly paid...
Stories of coexistence between believers in Christ and followers of Islam. Journey to the North of the African Country, where Missionary of the Consolata support and strengthen the good ties that...
The Vatican’s secretary of state has assured participants at the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction that the Holy See stands ever ready to make its own specific contribution as the Forum...
Virgin May is reserved as a month in which the faithful honor Mary, the Mother of God. As a student at Sacred Heart School in Bennington, each May we took part in the “May Crowning,” a ceremony in...
On the second day running, Pope Francis has expressed his solidarity with Egypt's Coptic Christians following an attack on a bus carrying Coptic pilgrims to a remote desert monastery. Leading...
Pope Francis wrapped up an intense 1-day apostolic visit to the Italian port city of Genoa with the celebration of Mass. To the faithful present for the open-air ceremony in Genoa’s Kennedy Square,...
US President Donald Trump has said "the bloodletting of Christians must end" in a statement responding to the attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt. In the harshly worded statement, Mr Trump...
The Greek letters have a deep and ancient meaning. It is common in Christian art to find two Greek letters: the alpha (Α) and omega (Ω). These two letters have an ancient history in Christianity and...
This story begins in the early 1970s, when a very holy man, Richard Blaney, with a group of others, began to organize Rosary Marches in downtown, Madison, WI. Recall the liberal reputation Madison...
In the high school chapel, young people are meditating. A song rises spontaneously. Then silence. A song springs up again: “The Holy Spirit is given to us…” The last preparatory meeting for...
Pope Francis led prayers Saturday, May 27, for the victims of the terrorist attack on a busload of Coptic Christian pilgrims. During the course of a meeting with clergy and religious of the...
Francis at Santa Marta explains the “topography” of the Christian life and its three points of reference: memory of the first encounter with God, prayer and “going” on mission to proclaim Jesus The...
As a potential first fruit of Wednesday’s first-ever meeting between Pope Francis and President Donald Trump, on May 24, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York said he’s already contacted the White House...
A Catholic priest has been taken hostage by ISIS in Marawi cathedral. So far, 21 people, including five soldiers, have been killed in the fighting between the ISIS group Abu Sayyaf and the Filipino...
The Islamic State’s double attack shakes Jakarta: Christians and Muslims hold on to Pancasila, the Charter of five principles protecting democracy and pluralism. While Cardinal Jean-Lous Tauran,...
After meeting with Trump, Francis at the general audience greets the faithful of Hong Kong on the day of Our Lady of Sheshan The Church “is not trapped inside a fortified citadel, but walks in its...
Pope Francis and U.S. President Donald Trump met in the Vatican on Wednesday, May 24, discussing issues of peace, interfaith dialogue and religious freedom, as well as the role of the American Church...
Pope Francis sent a telegraman Tuesday, May 23, expressing condolences to the victims of Monday night's bombing of a concert venue in Manchester, England, and condemning the attack, in which at least...