Posted on 10/23/2020 03:02 AM ()
The Apostolic Penitentiary announces modifications to the Plenary Indulgence for the deceased during the month of November.
Posted on 10/22/2020 10:55 AM ()
The European Union has awarded its top human rights prize to the Belarus opposition movement and its leader, Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya. They received the Sakharov Prize for their challenge to what EU leaders view as Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko's long, hard-line reign.
Posted on 10/22/2020 10:54 AM ()
Lebanon has named the former Prime Minister Saad Hariri as new premier, with 65 votes out of 128, to form a cabinet.
Posted on 10/22/2020 07:01 AM ()
Thailand on Thursday lifts an emergency decree aimed at ending months of protests against the government and monarchy.
Posted on 10/22/2020 06:29 AM ()
Protesting against the infringement on the constitutional rights of Catholic educational institutions, three bishops in India advocate for the payment of teachers’ salaries in state-aided Church-run schools in Kerala.
Posted on 10/22/2020 04:30 AM ()
Pope Francis appoints Bishop Thomas Dowd to the Diocese of Sault Sainte Marie in Canada.
Posted on 10/22/2020 03:17 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. Matthew 22:34-40 of the Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time.
Posted on 10/22/2020 03:01 AM ()
The Holy See Press Office releases a communiqué on the extension of the Provisional Agreement between the Holy See and the People’s Republic of China
regarding the appointment of Bishops
Posted on 10/22/2020 03:00 AM ()
The announcement was made through a statement issued by the Holy See Press Office: “The initial application has been positive, thanks to the good communication and cooperation between the parties”. An article follows that will be published in today’s edition of L’Osservatore Romano to explain the motivations behind the decision.
Posted on 10/22/2020 02:17 AM ()
Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has denounced the killing of unarmed protesters in Nigeria.