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Holy Land Patriarch: Church will not be intimidated by extremists
Posted on 03/29/2023 07:21 AM ()
In the face of increasing attacks targeting Christian communities in the Holy Land, and amid ongoing political tensions, the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem says the Church will not allow a few extremists to dictate its agenda and will continue to promote peace and reconciliation.
Cardinal Koch in Slovakia for anniversary of anti-Communist protests
Posted on 03/29/2023 05:41 AM ()
Cardinal Kurt Koch will lay a wreath at a service to commemorate the anti-Communist Candle Demonstration, which was organised by Catholic dissidents.
Pope sends condolences for victims of Nashville school shooting
Posted on 03/29/2023 05:31 AM ()
Pope Francis sends a telegram to the Bishop of Nashville, and expresses his sadness for the most recent in a series of deadly school shootings to shake the United States.
Pope prays for migrants killed in Mexican migrant camp blaze
Posted on 03/29/2023 02:31 AM ()
Pope Francis asks for prayers for the victims of a fire in a migrant processing centre in Mexico.
Pope at Audience: Like St. Paul, change your life and become a 'new creature'
Posted on 03/29/2023 01:24 AM ()
St. Paul's conversion teaches us that it is never too late to let Jesus completely change and transform your life, insists Pope Francis during his Wednesday General Audience in the Vatican as he continued his series of catecheses on apostolic zeal, focusing this week specifically on St. Paul.
Fabric of St Peter's facilitates entry to St Peter's Basilica for pilgrims
Posted on 03/28/2023 09:28 AM ()
A new initiative by the Fabbrica di San Pietro will make it easier for pilgrims to enter Saint Peter's Basilica to receive the Sacraments.
Dozens killed in fire at migrant centre in Mexico
Posted on 03/28/2023 09:07 AM ()
At least 39 people have died and dozens more were injured in a fire at a detention centre for migrants in the Mexican city of Juarez on the US border.
Catholic aid agencies in Ukraine offer support and witness courage of people
Posted on 03/28/2023 08:40 AM ()
In Ukraine Catholic aid agencies work together to help the people, as described in the following interview with Msgr. Robert Vitillo, head of the International Catholic Migration Commission, who recently visited the war-torn nation.
Netanyahu delays judicial reforms, strike called off
Posted on 03/28/2023 08:20 AM ()
Trade unions in Israel called off a general strike after Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu postponed a controversial bill intended to reform the judiciary.
Pope sends thousands of medicines to Turkey for earthquake victims
Posted on 03/28/2023 06:36 AM ()
Pope Francis sends ten thousand medicines to Turkey to assist people recovering from February’s massive earthquake. The papal almoner has sent the medicines in collaboration with the Turkish Embassy to the Holy See. Meanwhile, the Italian Bishops embark on a fundraising campaign to assist people in Syria and Turkey.