World

On the first World Day for the Poor, Pope Francis said caring for the needy has a saving power, because in them we see the face of Christ, and urged Christians to overcome indifference and seek ways...
Thousands of Detroit area Catholics knew Father Solanus Casey as a miracle worker. On Saturday, November 18, the Catholic Church officially recognized that quality in the late Capuchin friar,...
Pope Francis has sent a video message to the people of Myanmar, saying his upcoming trip to the country is meant “to confirm the faith of Myanmar’s Catholic community”. The Holy Father makes his...
The Catholic Bishops of Myanmar are interested in promoting the "spirituality of unity": says Bishop Felix Liam, president of the Bishops' Conference of Myanmar, to Agenzia Fides. The Bishops of...
Following is the final statement of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue at the end of the Sixth Buddhist-Christian Colloquium (Taiwan, 13-16 November 2017), 17.11.2017 The Pontifical...
Pope Francis in offering his "fervent prayers for 44 Argentinian sailors aboard a submarine that has been missing since Wednesday, November 15. In a telegram sent addressed to the Bishop Santiago...
Catholics – and people of all faiths – in Myanmar and Bangladesh are preparing to welcome Pope Francis on his upcoming journey, November 27-30, 2017, in Myanmar; and November 30-December 2, 2017, in...
Interview with the “ex-clandestine” Bishop of Lanzhou. Until now unrecognized by the Chinese authorities, he has taken office with legitimacy. Lanzhou is one of the world’s most polluted cities. And...
Message to the international meeting for the implementation of the Paris Agreement abandoned by the United States: avoid denial, combat climate-change. "In defining the guidelines that will lead to...
US Vice President Mike Pence has welcomed to the White House Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin to reaffirm the strong and enduring cooperation between the United States and the Holy See....
President of the Dominican Republic Danilo Medina Sánchez has received the credentials of H.E. Msgr. Ghaleb Bader as apostolic nuncio to the republic which is located in the Carribean Sea. In August...
According to the Vatican’s yearbook, there are currently 116,000 Catholic health organizations around the world. A conference to open in Rome ton November 16, will try to kick-start a network that...
A brand-new, special edition Lamborghini Huracan sports car presented to Pope Francis will be auctioned off and the proceeds donated to charity. Part of the funds raised from the Sotheby’s auction...
During his visit to Chile and Peru, Pope Francis will honor the country's religious roots and underline the plight of indigenous men and women. The Vatican said Pope Francis will be in Chile January...
The intersection of art, medicine, and faith in the Catholic tradition has a lot to teach today, especially if you’re a doctor. “Catholic art has a long history of demonstrating the beauty of the...
The painter Eularia Clarke, 1914-1970, is not well-known. Now a comprehensive biography has been published: Eularia Clarke: Painter of Religion, by her granddaughter, Rebecca Sherlaw-Johnson.This...
More than 30,000 people living in the village of Yei in the Central Equatorial State of South Sudan will benefit from the gift that Pope Francis made to FAO last July, amounting to 25,000 euros,...
As the COP23 conference on climate change moves into its second week in Bonn, Germany, a delegation of leaders from the Pacific Island states has arrived at the talks over the weekend. They hope to...
Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana, head of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, says the Vatican wants to establish contact with North Korea to help avoid a nuclear conflict. If Rome...
John Paul I's niece comments on the decree of the Causes of Saints and recounts memories and private details of her relationship with the Pope whom she describes as “a second father”. “He was a man...