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Mexican cartel uses explosive drones in drug war

A new development in Mexico`s fifteen year ongoing drug war, with drones packed with plastic explosives being dropped on Police Officers from the sky.

Pope addresses Covid crisis in message to Ibero-American Summit

Pope Francis highlights the need for solidarity in the face of the challenges brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic in a message to the participants of the 27th Ibero-American Summit taking place on 21 April.

Philippine Church decries government lifting ban on mining

Caritas Philippines and several bishops are decrying the lifting of the moratorium on mining in the country, saying it will have a “devastating effect on marginalized communities”.

Canadian Catholics prepare for Week for Life and Family

Catholics in Canada prepare for the National Week for Life and the Family focused on the family as a domestic church.

Pope sends respirators to Covid-struck Colombia

Pope Francis sends medical and surgical equipment to Colombia, which is struggling to treat Covid-19 patients.

US Bishops call for racial healing in wake of Chauvin verdict

US Bishops advocate for peace, healing, and reconciliation following a verdict in the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin, convicted for the tragic death of George Floyd last year.

Jury delivers guilty verdict in George Floyd murder case

Ex-police officer Derek Chauvin is found guilty of the murder of George Floyd.

Pope at Audience: vocal prayer is a sure way speak with God

Pope Francis reflects on the importance of vocal prayer in his catechesis during Wednesday’s General Audience.

Webinar urges common efforts to care for biodiversity

Cardinal Peter Turkson stresses the importance of ecological conversion and a common commitment to care for our common home at a webinar on biodiversity inspired by Pope Francis' Encyclical, "Laudato sí."

Cardinal Tagle: refugees, migrants create communities that care and share

Centro Astalli, the Italian branch of the Jesuit Refugee Service, presented its Annual Report 2021 at a virtual event on Tuesday.