East African locust invasion reaches Kenya
on January 27, 2020 at 15:07
Swarms of crop-eating locusts are crossing through East Africa, causing food insecurity and threatening livestock in the worst invasion in decades.
Archbishop Kaigama on Christians and Muslims in Nigeria
on January 27, 2020 at 13:41
The Archbishop of Abuja, Ignatius Kaigama, has called on Christians and Muslims to show genuine respect and mutual acceptance towards each other’s […]
UN event on the Church’s effort to save lives during the Holocaust
on January 27, 2020 at 12:24
On the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, January 27, the United Nations is holding a symposium on the Church's […]
Director of Auschwitz: Memory is essential
on January 27, 2020 at 10:08
Two hundred survivors gather at Auschwitz to commemorate the liberation of the concentration and extermination camp operated by the Nazis. During […]
Italy: key regional poll prompts international attention
on January 26, 2020 at 16:01
Regional elections in Italy’s centre-north Emilia Romagna region and Calabria in the south are prompting much international attention.
Pope Francis prays for those affected by the coronavirus
on January 26, 2020 at 12:49
Pope Francis says he is praying for the victims and for all those affected by the coronavirus spreading in China and for the nation's commitment to contain and […]
Pope at Angelus: ‘Be heralds and witnesses of God’s love’
on January 26, 2020 at 11:38
Pope Francis reflects on the Gospel reading of the day and says all people of goodwill are called to be open to the mercy of the Father and allow themselves to […]
Pope calls for remembrance and prayer on Auschwitz liberation anniversary
on January 26, 2020 at 11:27
Pope Francis is asking men and women of goodwill to gather in prayer and recollection on the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camp […]
Luntha TV off-air as fire destroys Malawi’s Telecommunication Hub
on January 26, 2020 at 11:20
A fire has damaged Malawi Telecommunications Limited’s broadband hub in Lilongwe and in the process paralysed the country’s sixteen private […]
Father Aemilius is the Pope's new Personal Secretary
on January 26, 2020 at 10:35
The Uruguayan priest, whom Pope Francis has known since 2006, is chosen to take the place left open by Father Pedacchio last December.
Pope at Mass: ‘Make room in your lives for the Word of God’
on January 26, 2020 at 10:35
Pope Francis says we need God’s Word so that we can hear, amid the thousands of other words in our daily lives, that one word that speaks to us not about […]
Pope Francis: ‘May Week of Prayer teach us to be more hospitable'
on January 25, 2020 at 17:31
Pope Francis leads an ecumenical prayer service for the close of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity calling for a more hospitable culture, amongst […]
Pope to Roman Rota: protect and promote Christian couples
on January 25, 2020 at 16:32
Pope Francis on Saturday received in the Vatican members of the Apostolic Tribunal of the Roman Rota, at the start of their judicial year. He held up […]
Europe's bishops concerned ahead of 75th Auschwitz anniversary
on January 25, 2020 at 16:18
Europe's Catholic bishops are marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in then occupied Poland with a warning about […]
President Trump attends U.S. March for Life
on January 25, 2020 at 15:14
An estimated 100 thousand people gathered in the US capital, Washington DC, on Friday to attend the annual March for Life.
Pope approves election of Dean and Vice-Dean of College of Cardinals
on January 25, 2020 at 13:58
Pope Francis approves the election of Cardinal Giovanni Battista Re as the new dean of the College of Cardinals and of Cardinal Leonardo Sandri as Vice-Dean.
Pope meets Iraqi president
on January 25, 2020 at 12:40
Pope Francis met President Barham Salih of Iraq in the Vatican, Saturday morning, the Holy See Press Office said in a statement. Later, the president also […]
Pope Francis sends message of solidarity on anniversary of Brazil dam tragedy
on January 25, 2020 at 11:00
In a video message sent on Saturday, Pope Francis prays for the 272 brothers and sisters who died in the Brumandinho dam disaster one year ago.
Pope Francis meets with US Vice President Mike Pence
on January 24, 2020 at 17:41
Pope Francis meets with US Vice President, Michael Richard Pence, in Audience in the Vatican.
Cardinal Koch: opening to others to curb anti-Semitism
on January 24, 2020 at 16:39
The Fifth World Holocaust Forum was held on Thursday at Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem. The event, in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the […]
Finding the meaning of history and its narrative
on January 24, 2020 at 16:11
An editorial by the Prefect of the Dicastery for Communications on Pope Francis’ Message for the 54th World Day of Communications.
An evangelised community that evangelises
on January 24, 2020 at 15:24
Diocese of Mthatha Bishop and President of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC), Sithembile Sipuka has spoken at great length about […]
Martyrdom of 13 killed in Spain, Guatemala recognized
on January 24, 2020 at 13:45
Pope Francis has authorized the Congregation for the Causes of Saints to promulgate 8 decrees that take the cause of 19 men and women closer to sainthood. The […]
Pope at Mass: Jealousy leads to war
on January 24, 2020 at 13:08
During his daily Mass at the Casa Santa Marta, Pope Francis warns us of the “worm of jealousy” that leads to misjudgement and competition.
Knock Shrine to play significant role at “Word of God” Mass
on January 24, 2020 at 12:26
The Archbishop of Tuam in Ireland speaks about the involvement of the National Marian Shrine at Knock at Sunday’s celebration for the inaugural […]