Posted on 08/2/2020 03:22 AM ()
Ahead of the Angelus prayer on Sunday, Pope Francis encourages the faithful to draw strength from the Eucharist and to show compassion and tenderness toward those in need.
Posted on 08/2/2020 00:02 AM ()
The First Vice President of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM), Bishop Sithembele Sipuka, reflects on the Bishops’ forum’s 51st-anniversary celebration amid the Covid-19 crisis.
Posted on 08/2/2020 00:00 AM ()
Beauty creates communion. It unites onlookers from a distance, uniting past, present and future. Pope Francis has recalled this on a number of occasions. The Church has always translated the universality of the Good News into the language of art. From this premise, this dramatic moment in history characterized by uncertainty and isolation, gives rise to this initiative which is a partnership between the Vatican Museum and Vatican News: Masterpieces from the Vatican Collection accompanied by comments from the words of the Popes.
Posted on 08/1/2020 09:05 AM ()
The European Union's statistics agency reports the most significant economic falls within the 27-nation bloc since it began recording the figures 25 years ago.
Posted on 08/1/2020 06:26 AM ()
In this week's edition of "Gospel Truth”, the late Jill Bevilacqua and Seán-Patrick Lovett bring us readings and reflections from the Gospel of St. Mathew 14:13-21.
Posted on 08/1/2020 06:10 AM ()
Latin America is becoming the epicenter battleground for the Covid-19 pandemic, with sharply rising numbers of infections and deaths. Yet scant testing services in many areas mask the true extent of the crisis.
Posted on 08/1/2020 06:07 AM ()
The Vatican Secretary of State will pay a visit to Ars on the Feast of St John Vianney, and will celebrate Mass on the Solemnity of the Assumption in Lourdes.
Posted on 08/1/2020 04:06 AM ()
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Gregory O'Kelly, SJ and has appointed Father Karol Kulczycki SDS as bishop of the Diocese of Port Pirie in Australia.
Posted on 08/1/2020 01:59 AM ()
The Catholic community in Nicaragua is left deeply wounded after a man destroys a crucifix in Managua’s cathedral with a petrol bomb.
Posted on 08/1/2020 01:28 AM ()
Pope Francis sends a message to an online seminar on human trafficking, and calls this form of modern-day slavery a scourge against human dignity.