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Pope tells EU Bishops to advance the cause of peace
Posted on 03/23/2023 02:50 AM ()
Pope Francis addresses EU bishops who have just elected Mariano Crociata as their new president, and invites them to continue to pursue the cause of peace.
Pope: Work of mercy coincides with missionary vocation of Church
Posted on 03/23/2023 02:48 AM ()
Pope Francis emphasizes the importance of the Sacrament of Confession, in an address to the participants in the 33rd Course on the Internal Forum organized by the Apostolic Penitentiary.
Pope Francis: Beware of 'cold, desktop morality'
Posted on 03/23/2023 02:47 AM ()
Amid today's vast challenges, Pope Francis calls for holding close to Christ and warns against a cold, desktop morality, when addressing participants in a two-day course on 'St. Alphonsus: Pastor of the Last and Doctor of the Church' at the Alphonsian Academy in Rome.
UN Water Conference raises awareness of global water crisis
Posted on 03/22/2023 07:21 AM ()
As “billions of people worldwide still live without safely managed drinking water and sanitation,” the United Nations General Assembly will gather in New York from 22 to 24 March to “achieve the internationally agreed water-related goals and targets”
Holy See: Racism still plagues our societies
Posted on 03/22/2023 05:25 AM ()
Archbishop Gabriele Caccia, the Vatican Observer to the UN in New York, addresses the Elimination of Racial Discrimination and says that ongoing racism in our societies can be eradicated by promoting a true culture of encounter.
Pope Francis consecrates ‘Voice of the Unborn Bell’ for Zambia
Posted on 03/22/2023 04:46 AM ()
Ahead of Wednesday’s General Audience, Pope Francis solemnly blesses a “Voice of the Unborn” Bell, which will eventually peal in the Cathedral of Lusaka, Zambia.
Pope urges renewed consecration of Ukraine and Russia to Mary
Posted on 03/22/2023 02:02 AM ()
A year after he consecrated Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Pope Francis urges believers to never tire of "consecrating the cause of peace to the Queen of Peace."
Pope on World Water Day: No to water wars, abuse and waste
Posted on 03/22/2023 01:33 AM ()
Marking World Water Day Pope Francis reminds us that water is a primary necessity that must never be wasted, abused or serve as grounds for war.
Pope at Audience: The first means of evangelization is witness
Posted on 03/22/2023 01:14 AM ()
Pope Francis continues his weekly catechesis at his General Audience and urges all those present to re-read Saint Paul VI's Apostolic Exhortation "Evangelii nuntiandi", as each person goes forth in their journey of evangelizing and evangelization.
Conrad Hilton’s entrepreneurial spirit lives on through women religious
Posted on 03/21/2023 08:29 AM ()
Conrad Hilton is not only known for the hotel chain that bears his name. Because of him, and the legacy he left on his death, thousands, if not millions, of people have been helped through the grants the Hilton Foundation provides to women religious the world over.