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Jesuit Superiors in Africa and Madagascar condemn the killing of school children in Cameroon

The Jesuits say they are shocked and outraged at the killing of innocent school children, by gunmen, in the troubled city of Kumba, southwest Cameroon.

Pope Francis brings nine people closer to sainthood

Pope Francis approves the promulgation of decrees which bring four women and five men a step closer to sainthood.

Pope: ‘we never pray alone: Jesus prays with us’

Pope Francis continues his catechesis on prayer inviting the faithful to persevere in prayer in every moment of their lives, even in the most difficult, and in those in which we feel the burden of our sins.

Pope Francis prays for victims of Cameroon school shooting

At the weekly General Audience, Pope Francis prays for peace in conflict-ridden parts of Cameroon, in the wake of a school shooting in Kumba which claimed the lives of several school children.

Concern for Covid-19 spread in Syria

The continued spread of COVID-19 in Syria is causing concern, as the virus has emerged in refugee camps in the Idlib region.

Cardinal-elect Cantalamessa: Nomination ‘recognition of Word of God’

Following Pope Francis’ announcement of his intention to create Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa a Cardinal, the Italian Capuchin priest says his new role will be an opportunity to help the Pope through prayer.

#SARS protests: We need more in-depth conversations and reforms

Nigeria’s Bishop Badejo says the disbanding of the infamous SARS unit of the Nigeria Police Force, though welcome, should be the start of more in-depth conversations and far-reaching reforms.

Cardinal-designate Advincula: Pope wants Church to tend to “peripheries”

In an interview with Vatican News, Filipino Cardinal-designate Jose Advincula of Capiz explains why he thinks Pope Francis chose him to be a Cardinal.

"The Economy of Francesco" giving a new soul to global economy

The “Economy of Francesco” event, that had been due to launch the movement in Assisi in March and that was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, is presented in the Vatican in an adapted guise.

Pope Francis dreams of a Europe of solidarity and respect for all peoples

In a letter to the Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Pope Francis retraces the history and values of the European continent and expresses his desire for fraternity and solidarity among nations amid a period marked by individualistic tendencies.