Kenya: Religious life is a gift from God says Archbishop van Megen.

Archbishop Hubertus Matheus Maria van Megen, the Apostolic Nuncio to Kenya and South Sudan, has called on the religious to reflect on the gift of their consecrated lives by looking… Read More

Symposium looks to new generation in fight against Human Trafficking

A Symposium held at the UISG Headquarters in Rome Thursday focuses on teaching and empowering the next generation about human trafficking. Read More

Pope: ‘I will never tire of upholding the dignity of work’

Pope Francis sends a video message to an event in Argentina that aims to find sustainable solutions to business development safeguarding the dignity and rights of workers and their families. Read More

Pope to pharmacists: Don’t let the ‘culture of waste’ affect you

Pope Francis receives in audience a delegation of the Italian Society of Hospital Pharmacy and of the Pharmaceutical Services of Health Authorities (SIFO), ahead of its national congress. Read More

Bishops call for a novena against UK Assisted Suicide Bill

On October 22, the House of Lords is expected to debate in Second Reading a new assisted suicide bill aimed at alleviating the “intolerable suffering” of terminally ill patients in… Read More

Nigeria: Three kidnapped seminarians freed in Kaduna

Three seminarians kidnapped from their Seminary in the diocese of Kafanchan, Kaduna, in Nigeria’s northern region have regained their freedom after spending nearly two days in the hands of their… Read More

Cardinal Schönborn: the synodal process asks us to listen, to share, to discern

Cardinal Christoph Schönborn, Archbishop of Vienna, discusses the meaning of the word synodality, and its origins, as the process culminating with the 2023 Synod of Bishops on Synodality gets underway… Read More

Central Asian bishops form new regional conference

The Bishops’ Conference of Central Asia brings together bishops and administrators of the Churches in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, and Tajikistan Read More

Archbishop de Moulins-Beaufort meets Interior Minister on CIASE Report

The head of the French bishops has discussed the recent CIASE report on Sexual Abuse in the Church with Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin, clarifying his recent remarks on the seal… Read More

Catholic leaders in G20 countries urge consignment of fossil fuels to history

78 Catholic leaders in G20 countries appeal to world leaders to put a stop to the use of fossil fuels in a joint statement Read More

Archbishop Urbanczyk: Pandemic has led to increase in poverty, exploitation

The Permanent Representative of the Holy See to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Archbishop Janusz Urbanczyk, tells a security conference in Vienna on Tuesday that the current… Read More

Pope John Paul I – a miracle clears him for beatification

Pope Francis has authorized the Congregation for the Causes of Saints to promulgate the decree on a miraculous healing attributed to the intercession of Pope John Paul I. Read More

Pope John Paul I on the road to sainthood

Pope Francis authorizes the promulgation of a Decree advancing the cause for the beatification of Pope John Paul I. The heroic virtues of other holy men and women were also… Read More

Nigeria: Bandits attack Seminary in Kaduna, abduct 3 seminarians

A group of gunmen attacked Christ the King Major Seminary, Kaduna, northern Nigeria on Monday, injuring several seminarians and kidnapping three. Read More

Pope: Christian freedom leads to welcoming people and cultures

Pope Francis says that, freed by grace and love, Christianity is able to welcome every people and culture, and in turn opens peoples and cultures to greater freedom. Read More

G20 discusses Afghanistan at special summit

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi hosts a special summit of the Group of 20 major economies on Tuesday to discuss Afghanistan, as concerns grow about a looming humanitarian crisis following… Read More

U.S. bishops welcome new Presidential Determination on Refugee Admissions

US bishops commend the Biden Administration for increasing to 125,000 the number of refugees who can enter the United States in the new fiscal year. In a statement issued on… Read More

Let us be inspired by St. Joseph in the synodal process

In an interview with Vatican media, Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of People, talks about his devotion to St. Joseph in this Special Year… Read More

UN chief: Afghanistan facing “make or break moment”

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urges the Taliban to guarantee the rights and freedoms of Afghans, especially of women, saying they are crucial to stopping Afghanistan from slipping into the abyss. Read More

Cardinal Nichols: The synodal process is focused on listening

The president of the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales highlights the importance of listening in the synodal process leading up to the XVI Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod… Read More
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