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Dr. Ruffini: Sexual violence is 'destruction of humanity'
Posted on 03/24/2023 13:24 PM ()
Speaking at a panel discussion on Conflict-Related Sexual Violence, Dr. Paolo Ruffini, the Prefect of the Vatican's Dicastery for Communication, says "We are all involved ... We cannot say 'I wasn't there, I didn't know'".
Caritas Syria: Don’t forget Syria in one of its darkest hours
Posted on 03/24/2023 13:13 PM ()
Conflict and its far-reaching consequences, including economic downfall and loss of livelihoods continue to plague the suffering Syrian population. The earthquake in February has compounded the situation in the country where the Caritas Syria Programs Head says needs are overwhelming.
Three fragments of Parthenon brought to Athens in ceremony
Posted on 03/24/2023 12:30 PM ()
Three fragments of the Parthenon previously found in the Vatican Museums are brought to the Acropolis Museum in Athens. Pope Francis donated the works to the Archbishop of the Orthodox Church of Athens, His Beatitude Ieronymos II.
Day of Missionary Martyrs. Cardinal Cupich: Martyrs teach us the power of love
Posted on 03/24/2023 11:19 AM ()
On the eve of the Day of Missionary Martyrs, on March 24, the Archbishop of Chicago attends the inauguration of a Memorial of the New Martyrs of the XX and XXI centuries in the Roman Basilica of St. Bartholomew exposing several relics the church has been collecting since the Great Jubilee of 2000.
US retaliatory strikes in Syria target pro-Iranian fighters
Posted on 03/24/2023 11:10 AM ()
The United States launches air strikes against targets in Syria after a drone attack killed an American contractor.
UN organizations and experts call for human rights to water
Posted on 03/24/2023 09:12 AM ()
The final day of work at the United Nations New York headquarters will produce the final document of the Water Conference, inspired by the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Carmelite nuns transform abandoned farm into monastery
Posted on 03/24/2023 09:11 AM ()
A community of nuns in the Czech Republic are building their own monastery with their own hands. A look behind the scenes!
Pope highlights need to help parents with hospitalized children
Posted on 03/24/2023 09:09 AM ()
Pope Francis sends a message for the inauguration of the "Casa Fabrizio Frizzi" in Milan, Italy, that assists parents with children who are hospitalized. He underscores the need to assist parents so they can be close to their children dealing with illness.
Good Friday collection a 'call to solidarity with Holy Land'
Posted on 03/24/2023 08:26 AM ()
The Prefect of the Dicastery for the Eastern Churches, Archbishop Claudio Gugerotti, appeals to the faithful around the world to support Christians in the Holy Land.
Archbishop Caccia: Water should harm neither human nor environment
Posted on 03/24/2023 08:18 AM ()
Addressing a UN conference on water, Archbishop Gabriele Caccia speaks on behalf of the Holy See, asking for clean, available and safe water for all, everywhere.