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Following is the text of Pope Francis' message for the 2018 World Day of Vocations: Dear Brothers and Sisters, next October, the Fifteenth Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops will meet...
A leading Pakistan bishop has appealed for prayer after Christians in Quetta suffered their third attack in five months. Two Christian men – named as Rashid Khalid and Azhar Iqbal – were killed and...
On April 15, Msgr. Arshad inaugurated St. Mary's Church in the atrium of the Agriculture University. Until now, only mosques were allowed to be built in Pakistan. The church "will ensure the...
In the care of an exorcist for five years, her clinical examinations are clear. But migraines and blisters won’t leave her. “I’m fighting and I don’t know when it will be over. I want to shout: help...
First appointment of Francis’ visit in Puglia region: in Alessano, he prayed on the tomb of the bishop of Molfetta and greeted his family. “He teaches the Church not to side with the powerful or seek...
Mariella Enoc, president of the Bambino Gesù reveals that the hospital is ready to welcome and assist little Evans, “We cannot give in to the desire for science to continue its path”. Yesterday, the...
On Wednesday, April 18, Pope Francis said that to make the sign of the Cross is to mark ourselves as Christians, and that it is something we should do often to remind ourselves that we belong to God...
Pope Francis has met with the father of seriously ill British toddler Alfie Evans in the Vatican before making an appeal in which he reiterated his call to safeguard the lives of Alfie and of Vincent...
During an encounter to discuss baby Alfie Evans, the Pope told Alfie’s father ‘no child’s life should be taken away from him.’ In an exclusive interview with Zenit this morning in the Vatican, Tom...
‘Today I have had a talk with Pope Francis and all the Orthodox Patriarchs in the Middle East – Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople, Theodoros of Alexandria, John of Antioch and Theophilos of...
Since the European refugee crisis broke out in late 2014, more than 500,000 men, women and children have arrived in Italy, most of them on rickety and sometimes lethal boats crossing the...
During his visit to the parish of Saint Paul of the Cross, in the Corviale neighbourhood of Rome, Pope Francis met with the faithful before celebrating the Sunday Mass As is customary in his visits...
Allowing for the development and use of fully automated lethal weapons systems would make warfare even more inhumane and undermine efforts to achieve peace through dialogue, not an arms race, a...
"The Church is apostolic because it is based on the teachings and the example of the apostles and on their apostolate. Reading the Acts of the Apostles is a challenge for us, because we are called to...
Pope Francis says he is continually praying for peace in Syria. At the Regina Coeli on Sunday, April 15, Pope Francis once again appealed for peace in Syria. “I am deeply troubled by the current...
Catholic women religious around the world are heeding Pope Francis' call to serve those most in need and going "where no one else will dare go," said the executive director of the Rome-based umbrella...
In Rome, a seminar organized by UISG and US embassy to the Holy See. The testimony of three religious working in Central Africa, the Philippines and Syria. They face war, sexual exploitation,...
Among the new Venerables are three priests and five nuns: an Indian, a Spanish, a Portuguese, a Canadian and four Italians Pope Francis on Saturday, April 14, cleared the way for 8 Servants of God,...
Pope Francis will preside over a consistory to approve several canonisations, the Vatican has announced. The May 19 consistory, which the Vatican announced on April 11, will most likely confirm the...
Following is a reflection of US Ambassador to the Holy See Callista Gingrich she delivered at the Women Religious on the Frontlines Symposium in Rome: Members of the clergy, sisters, members of the...