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Aid to the Church in Need appeals for prayers for Myanmar

The pontifical foundation reiterates Pope Francis’ appeal for an end to violence in the southeast Asian nation.

The Papal Archives open to the world

Vatican News continues with its series on the history, objectives and “mission budgets” of the Vatican offices assisting the Pope in his pastoral ministry. We feature here an interview with the Prefect of the Vatican Apostolic Archives, Bishop Sergio Pagano who talks about its service to the Church and to scholars from every nation.

Pope’s condolences for death of Prince Philip

Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin has sent a telegram on the Pope’s behalf to Queen Elizabeth II, recalling her husband’s “record of public service”.

"Fratelli tutti" and the challenge of neo-populism

We publish the speech given by Rodrigo Guerra Lopez at the meeting organized last month by the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences.

At the service of culture and knowledge

Vatican News continues with its series on the history, objectives and “mission budgets” of the Vatican offices assisting the Pope in his pastoral ministry. We feature here an interview with the Prefect of the Vatican Apostolic Archives, Msgr. Cesare Pasini.

Pope’s closeness to victims of violence in southern Colombia

Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin has sent a telegram on the Pope’s behalf to Colombia's bishops expressing concern over the dramatic situation in the southern part of the country.

German Christians to focus Week for Life on end-of-life care

Germany's Christian Churches are gearing up to hold their annual Week for Life on 17-24 April, which will focus on the important of palliative care and pastoral support for those who are dying.

Cardinal Nichols: Prince Philip leaves a legacy of duty and loyalty

The Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, offers his prayers on the passing of the Duke of Edinburgh, and says he leaves behind a legacy of lifelong duty and steadfast loyalty.

Mexico marks grim death toll in long-running drug war

The grim and growing toll of disappeared in Mexico’s 15-year-old ongoing drug war has reached 85,000, according to the government.

Vatican Covid Commission backs debt cancellation for African nations

Through a webinar, the Vatican COVID-19 Commission supports the campaign for debt cancellation for African countries.