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Pope Francis resumes weekly General Audience

After a short summer break, Pope Francis resumes his weekly General Audience on Wednesday, 5 August, from the library of the Apostolic Palace.

Archdiocese of LA holds conference on technology, evangelization

The C3 (Catholic Communication Collaboration) Conference is taking place August 4-5 in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

Pope finances 168 projects in Latin American and Caribbean

The Pope’s charitable initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean are carried out largely through the Populorum Progressio Foundation for Latin America and the Caribbean, operating under the Vatican’s Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development.

COVID-19: WHO says road to normality will be long

The World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Monday that there might never be a “silver bullet” for COVID-19 in the form of a perfect vaccine and that the road to normality would be long. The warning came as a number of European nations reported an uptick in the number of cases after weeks of declining infections.

Pope's August prayer intention: people in the maritime world

In his prayer intention for this month of August, Pope Francis urges prayers for seafarers and those working in the maritime world.

DRC: Caritas launches educational program to combat child labor

Caritas facilitates access to education for young people working in the mines of Mwenga and Wamba, opening doors to a better life for them.

Parolin: St. John Vianney, the resounding voice of God

Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin celebrated the liturgical feast of Saint John Vianney with a Mass, Tuesday morning, at the shrine of the patron saint of priests in the French town of Ars.

John Hume: human rights champion and Nobel Peace laureate, dies aged 83

John Hume, Northern Ireland political leader and 1998 Nobel Peace Prize winner for his work on the Good Friday Agreement died on Sunday at the age of 83

A layman, Maximino Caballero Ledo, is the new Secretary of SPE

A Spaniard, married and the father of two children, childhood friend of Prefect Juan Antonio Guerrero, expert in finance, will take up work in the Vatican leaving behind a highly responsible position at Baxter Healthcare, Inc.

Indian Bishop calls for social reintegration of prisoners

The Chairman of Prison Ministry India (PMI) Bishop Allwyn D’Silva, advocates for the dignity and real social integration of prisoners on Prison Ministry Sunday.