Posted on 05/6/2021 05:50 AM ()
At a private audience on Thursday morning, Pope Francis welcomed the President of the Swiss Confederation, Guy Parmelin, where both expressed appreciation for the good relations and the desire to continue working together on international issues.
Posted on 05/6/2021 05:22 AM ()
Pope Francis on Thursday receives 34 new members of the Pontifical Swiss Guard, ahead of their swearing-in ceremony, telling them that the qualities of courtesy and helpfulness in their work “are a beautiful testimony and a sign of the Church's welcome.”
Posted on 05/6/2021 05:06 AM ()
Pope Francis has sent a message to Cardinal Oswald Gracias expressing his closeness with the people severely hit by record infections and deaths.
Posted on 05/6/2021 03:32 AM ()
Pope Francis expresses closeness to the Bishops of Argentina as they pray the Rosary for the health of the Argentine people and for an end to the Covid-19 pandemic. He also urges them to remember all that Our Lady has done in the country, as a strong memory guarantees a secure future.
Posted on 05/6/2021 02:46 AM ()
Pope Francis highlights the importance of inclusiveness and fraternity in his 2021 Message for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees, stressing that an ever wider “we” will help renew the human family, build a future of justice and peace, and ensure that no one is left behind.
Posted on 05/6/2021 00:17 AM ()
Cardinal Pietro Parolin celebrates Holy Mass for the Swiss Guard on the day new recruits take their oath of loyalty to Pope Francis and his successors.
Posted on 05/5/2021 07:47 AM ()
The UN’s children fund says the first wave of Covid-19 cost the lives of 228,000 children and 11,000 mothers in the region.
Posted on 05/5/2021 07:08 AM ()
The Archbishop of Tuam in Ireland, Michael Neary, welcomes Pope Francis’ invitation to the International Shrine at Knock to join in May’s marathon prayer initiative for an end to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Posted on 05/5/2021 05:14 AM ()
The Catholic Bishops' Conference of Timor has joined the government’s rebuilding and rehabilitation efforts following the destruction caused by cyclonic rains a month ago.
Posted on 05/5/2021 05:10 AM ()
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has welcomed the Biden administration's decision to raise the refugee admission cap from 15,000 to 62,500 during the fiscal year.