Posted on 10/26/2021 06:59 AM ()
A new office of the Apostolic Nunciature to Armenia opens on Wednesday in the capital, Yerevan. It will not, however, replace the official Apostolic Nunciature in Tbilisi, Georgia, which serves as the Holy See’s diplomatic mission to Georgia and Armenia
Posted on 10/26/2021 06:41 AM ()
One year from the appointment of Cardinal Silvano Tomasi as his Special Delegate to the Sovereign Order of Malta, Pope Francis has granted him new powers and confirmed his absolute trust in the Cardinal in his endeavor to “ensure a spiritual and moral renewal of the Order takes place.”
Posted on 10/26/2021 05:52 AM ()
Religious leaders from the five continents have signed a petition, titled “Sacred People, Sacred Heart”, urging a joint response to the climate and COVID-19 crisis.
Posted on 10/26/2021 05:04 AM ()
Southern India’s Karnataka state government is considering an Anti-Conversion Bill, and its Backward Classes and Minorities Department has ordered a survey into the activities and institutions of the state’s Christian community. Archbishop Peter Machado of Bangalore has taken a strong exception to the measures.
Posted on 10/26/2021 03:42 AM ()
The Prime Minister of Sudan and his cabinet members are held in an unknown location while life has come to a halt in the country’s main cities. This follows a military coup on Monday in which at least seven people died in clashes between the army and protesters.
Posted on 10/26/2021 02:27 AM ()
Following her release in Mali, on October 9, the Colombian missionary tells Vatican News about her captivity and how she felt supported by faith and prayer.
Posted on 10/25/2021 23:30 PM ()
On December 12, Caritas Internationalis will celebrate its 70th anniversary. Its General Secretary Aloysius John talks to the Vatican media about the importance of this anniversary and the most urgent challenges for the Caritas Confederation at the time of the pandemic.
Posted on 10/25/2021 22:09 PM ()
Climatologist Professor Veerabhadran Ramanathan says that the cry of the earth and the cry of the poor has now become everyone’s cry since the effects of global warming have unleashed the ‘destruction of the world’s weather systems.’
Posted on 10/25/2021 10:59 AM ()
The Prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches will leave for Syria today to express Pope Francis’ closeness to Catholic communities and bishops in the conflict-ridden country.
Posted on 10/25/2021 09:44 AM ()
On Mission Sunday, Cardinal Charles Bo, President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Myanmar, called on the faithful to speak up in these challenging times for their country, saying the Church always holds the light of hope amidst all darkness.