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Posted on 08/13/2022 07:49 AM ()
The Holy See's Permanent Observer to the Organization of American States expresses concern over the social and political situation in Nicaragua, calling for dialogue that serves the common good.
Posted on 08/13/2022 07:16 AM ()
Facing a climate of government hostility toward the Church, Bishop Rolando Álvarez leads the rosary with prayers for peace in the country. Another priest reported that he could not leave his parish, while even the procession of Our Lady of Fatima in Managua was blocked. The Bishops' Conferences of Latin America and the Caribbean offer solidarity with the Nicaraguan people.
Posted on 08/13/2022 07:05 AM ()
On the Solemnity of the Assumption, the Dominican Church closes the Altagracia Virgin Jubilee celebrations. Joining the closing event on August 15 will be Pope Francis Special Envoy, Archbishop Edgar Peña Parra, Substitute for General Affairs of the Secretariat of State.
Posted on 08/12/2022 23:58 PM ()
“If you dream, it will happen” is the motto behind Sr Mary-Joy, the inspiring founder of Wormwood Scrubs Pony Centre in London, serving children with special needs and physical disabilities.
Posted on 08/12/2022 11:15 AM ()
Pope Francis speaks by phone with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, who thanked the Pope for his constant prayers as the nation endures ongoing aggression.
Posted on 08/12/2022 07:53 AM ()
The Chairman of the US Bishops’ Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, Archbishop Paul S. Coakley, says the climate provisions contained in the Inflation Reduction Act respond to Pope Francis’ call to care for our common home.
Posted on 08/12/2022 06:20 AM ()
The London-based Ukrainian Welcome Centre is providing support and hope to thousands of Ukrainians who have arrived in the UK in order to escape the bloodshed in their country.
Posted on 08/12/2022 06:00 AM ()
The Pandemic and the Magisterium of Pope Francis: the third in a series of videos created by the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development and the Vatican's Covid-19 Commission explores the Pope's teachings on the global health crisis, reaffirming that one does not come out of the crisis the same, but either better or worse. And "one does not come out alone" but "taking the other by the hand".
Posted on 08/12/2022 05:15 AM ()
In an interview with Vatican News, the Apostolic Administrator of Mogadishu, Bishop Giorgio Bertin, talks about the humanitarian emergency in Somalia facing its worst drought in 40 years, as the Church seeks to offer humanitarian relief for the millions of people affected.
Posted on 08/12/2022 02:54 AM ()
As the war wages on in Ukraine, UNICEF has launched a new mobile application for Ukrainian preschoolers that offers interactive games aimed at developing skills such as logic and creativity, in an effort to promote learning, play and distraction from the war.