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International community pledges help for Lebanon

World leaders have pledged millions of dollars for disaster-struck Lebanon, during an online aid summit aimed at helping the country.

Covid-19: AMECEA creating awareness for vulnerable children

The Communications Department of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) partners with Catholic Care for Children (CCC) to raise awareness for care for vulnerable children amid the Covid-19 crisis.

Belarus president faces unprecedented opposition in vote

Voters in Belarus go to the polls on Sunday amid mounting protests against President Alexander Lukashenko, Europe's longest-ruling head-of-state.

International conference seeks to help Lebanon

World leaders have been discussing emergency aid for Lebanon after Tuesday's devastating explosion in Beirut.

UN: indigenous peoples must be included in strategies against pandemic

The United Nations marks International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples on August 9. The UN chief has released a message for this year’s observance, whose theme is, “COVID-19 and indigenous peoples’ resilience”.

Japan’s Bishops promote peace and the abolition of nuclear weapons

As Catholics in Japan commemorate the 75th anniversary of the destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by an atomic bomb, their Bishops take steps to promote peace and abolish nuclear weapons.

Pope at Angelus: Appeal for solidarity with Lebanon

At the Angelus on Sunday, Pope Francis calls on the Church in Lebanon to continue to be close to their people, and appeals for “generous aid” from the international community.

Pope Francis calls for world free of nuclear weapons

At the Angelus on Sunday, Pope Francis urged prayer and commitment to free the world from nuclear weapons.

Pope at Angelus: Gospel calls us to trusting abandonment to God

Pope Francis reflects on the Gospel account of Jesus calming the storm, reminding us that Jesus “is the Father’s hand who never abandons us.”

Bishop Takami recounts the aftermath of the atomic bombing

75 years ago today, devastation hit Nagasaki in the form of an atom bomb. Catholics too are commemorating this anniversary and are telling their story.