Browsing News Entries
Highjacked by the Holy Spirit on the Camino de Santiago
Posted on 03/21/2023 05:10 AM ()
A new film, "Santiago: The Camino Within", will be released on 28 March 2023. As the director explains, it aims to inspire people to break free from the noise of daily life and to embrace evangelisation on a life-changing pilgrimage.
World Day of Migrants and Refugees to focus on right to stay
Posted on 03/21/2023 04:57 AM ()
The Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development announces the theme of this year’s World Day of Migrants and Refugees focused on the right to choose migration as an option for livelihood and personal development.
Jesuits join efforts to support cyclone-struck people in Malawi
Posted on 03/20/2023 10:32 AM ()
The death toll from Cyclone Freddy that hit southern Malawi on 12 March continues to climb. As of Monday, it reached 447 and almost 300 people are still missing. Almost 350,000 people have been displaced. The Jesuit Centre for Ecology and Development, is calling for support and disaster prevention.
UK: Church agencies criticize increased military expenditure and aid cuts
Posted on 03/20/2023 09:57 AM ()
Catholic aid charity Cafod and Christian Aid say new budget fails again to deliver the finance urgently needed by poor countries, while significantly increasing military expenditure.
Montenegro's leader wins first round of presidential poll amid turmoil
Posted on 03/20/2023 09:03 AM ()
Montenegro's long-serving incumbent will face a political newcomer in a runoff presidential election next month amid political turmoil. No one won in the first round of voting on Sunday at a time of uncertainty over the future direction of the small Balkan nation.
Latin American phase of Synod: Toward a “Church of the people”
Posted on 03/20/2023 08:50 AM ()
As the Continental Stage of the Synod in Latin America draws to a close, we speak with Fr Ricardo González, a member of the drafting committee of the synod synthesis document.
Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem decries attack on Church of Gethsemane
Posted on 03/20/2023 07:30 AM ()
Following an attack on Sunday by two Israeli radicals in the church where the Tomb of the Virgin Mary lies, Patriarch Theophilus III of Jerusalem urges for a better protection of Christians in the Holy Land and their holy places.
Pope meets the Captains Regent of the Republic of San Marino
Posted on 03/20/2023 06:43 AM ()
Ukraine, migration, and European relations, were among topics discussed at meeting of Pope Francis and Captains Regent of the Republic of San Marino.
Pope: Attractions invite joy of the Gospel
Posted on 03/20/2023 03:37 AM ()
Pope Francis addresses Italy's National Union of Travelling Attractionists (UNAV) and says attractions participate in the proclamation of the Gospel through the simple and pure joy they bring to all.
20th anniversary Iraq war: 'The Church never abandoned its people'
Posted on 03/20/2023 01:00 AM ()
On the 20th anniversary of the outbreak of war in Iraq, the then-apostolic nuncio to the nation recalls his time in Baghdad, where Pope St. John Paul II had sent him as a messenger of peace.