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Brazilian bishops decry conditions in prisons

A report issued by the Catholic Church in Brazil highlights a significant increase of torture in the county's prisons during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Pope Francis: We can bear fruit only if we remain united in Jesus

As the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity draws to a close, Pope Francis reflects on the “indispensable unity” that comes from abiding in Jesus, in a homily read by Cardinal Kurt Koch.

Catholic priest murdered in the Philippines

Fr. Rene Bayang Regalado, 42, was shot dead in the Southern Philippines on Sunday. Local police are conducting an investigation into the horrific crime.

UNICEF Chief: Over a dozen children killed in war torn Syria since New Year

The Executive Director of the UN Children’s charity, UNICEF, Henrietta Fore sounds the alarm over the deaths of children in war torn Syria just three weeks into the New Year.

Cardinal Parolin: we have no alternative but to work together to build our common home

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican's Secretary of State, sends a videomessage to the current Climate Action Summit, urging participants to use the technology we have for better and more integral progress.

Pont. Council for Inter-religious Dialogue, WCC consolidate collaboration

The annual meeting between officials of the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue and the Office of Inter-religious Dialogue and Cooperation of the World Council of Churches (WCC) took place online from 19 to 20 January 2021.

Cardinal Krajewski celebrates funeral of Italian homeless man

The Papal Almoner, Cardinal Konrad Krajewski pays his last respects to Roberto Mantovani, a 64-year-old homeless man, who despite his difficulties, was always ready with a smile for those he met on the street.

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity – Biblical reflections Day 8

We bring you the eighth and final Biblical reflection for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, which has been jointly prepared by the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity and the Commission on Faith and Order of the World Council of Churches. The Week concludes on 25 January, the feast of the Conversion of St Paul.

Mexican president tests positive for Covid-19 as infections surge

Mexico’s President tests positive for Covid-19, as the nation’s infection rates skyrockets with the younger generations driving the surge.

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity – Biblical reflections Day 7

We bring you the seventh in a series of Biblical reflections for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, which has been jointly prepared by the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity and the Commission on Faith and Order of the World Council of Churches.