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Gallagher: Dialogue for a world free of nuclear weapons

The Vatican Secretary for Relations with States speaks with Vatican Media about the Holy See's commitment to the TPNW that goes into force on January 22: "International peace and security cannot be based on the threat of mutual destruction".

Burkina Faso: Frantic search for Father Rodrigue Sanon

Father Rodrigue Sanon, a Catholic priest of Banfora, a city in southwestern Burkina Faso, has been missing since Tuesday.

Sudan: Over 140 people die in clashes between rival groups

Tense calm in Sudan's restive Darfur region as government deploys security forces to maintain the peace following the killing of scores of people over the weekend.

UK Bishops ask gvt not to withdraw life support for comatose Polish citizen

UK Bishops write to the Health Secretary expressing their concern for the withdrawal of artificial hydration and nutrition keeping "R.S.", a Polish citizen in a Plymouth hospital, alive.

Stella Maris expands chaplaincy service in Europe

The Catholic charity Stella Maris (formerly Apostleship of the Sea) is expanding its ministry to seafarers and fishers in Europe, with the start of chaplaincy services in Denmark .

Pope expresses sorrow for victims of Madrid explosion

Pope Francis sends a telegram of condolence for the victims of an explosion in the Spanish city of Madrid, which killed 4 people including a local Catholic priest.

Gospel Truth: Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, 24 January

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 Saint Mark 1:14-20 on the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time.

USCCB President on Biden Inauguration: My prayers are with new President

Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles, the President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, issues a statement on Joe Biden’s inauguration as the 46th President of the United States, saying he looks forward “to working with President Biden and his administration.”

Italy's PM survives confidence vote

Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe wins a confidence vote in the Senate, allowing him to remain in office after a junior partner quit his coalition last week. But Giuseppe Conte failed to secure an absolute majority which means he now heads a minority government as the country battles to emerge from the coronavirus pandemic and recession.

Pope to Biden: foster peace and reconciliation in the US and the world

Pope Francis sends a message to President Joe Biden, urging him to be a bringer of peace and reconciliation to the United States and to the whole world.