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Vatican: new MoU on the fight against corruption

A Memorandum of Understanding signed by the Prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy and the Auditor General: the two offices will collaborate even more closely to better implement law regarding transparency and the granting of public contracts by the Holy See and the Vatican.

Coronavirus: the storm that is toppling the facade

Pope Francis is certain of this and is repeating it to everyone: we will emerge either better or worse after the pandemia. The global crisis requires that the parameters of human co-existence be rethought through the lens of solidarity. On this foundational idea, "Covid19: Building a Healthier Future" has been created in collaboration with the Dicastery for Communication and the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, to offer a vision that might lead to the beginning of a new fraternity after the pandemic.

Refugees in Greece move to new camp after Moria fire

Police in Greece are moving thousands of refugees to a camp on the island of Lesbos after a fire destroyed the country's largest migrant facility last Tuesday.

Sentencing reform in the UK: Bishop’s ‘vision of reform’

Bishop Richard Moth reacts to proposed sentencing reforms in England and Wales released on Wednesday, saying a criminal justice system should be “rooted in hope, forgiveness, and reconciliation.”

Angola: Diocese of Lwena needs at least 200 priests to meet pastoral demand

The Diocese of Lwena reckons that it needs at least 200 priests to attend to the current pastoral demands, said the Bishop of the Diocese, Jesús Tirso Blanco, S.D.B.

Pope to Christian journalists: 'be bearers of hope'

Pope Francis on Friday received in audience in the Vatican representatives from the Belgian Catholic magazine, “Tertio”. He spoke to them about the call of a Christian media person.

Bishops’ Conference takes up collection for needs of Church in Canada

The annual Collection for the Needs of the Church in Canada takes place on 26 and 27 September.

Caritas Internationalis helping Lebanon get back on its feet

As Lebanese politicians struggle to form a new government, the Secretary-General of Caritas Internationalis is on the ground in Beirut to bring the solidarity of the Church and organize relief efforts.

Gospel Truth: Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time 20 September

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 20:1-16 of the Twentieth-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time.

First edition of the Bible now available in Pazande

The Bible is now available for the first time in the Pazande language spoken in South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Central African Republic.