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Posted on 08/11/2022 05:29 AM ()
Violence against Bishops and clergy by armed groups aligned with the Nicaraguan government continues to affect the local Catholic Church, as Bishop Rolando Alvarez of Matagalpa is kept under house arrest.
Posted on 08/11/2022 04:38 AM ()
As Pakistan commemorates its annual National Minorities Day on 11 August, Christian leaders draw attention to the ongoing reality of forced conversions.
Posted on 08/11/2022 04:11 AM ()
Sierra Leonean authorities declare a nationwide curfew following anti-government protests that led to deadly clashes between demonstrators and security operatives.
Posted on 08/10/2022 22:30 PM ()
In a wide-ranging interview with Vatican News, meet Cardinal-elect Virgilio do Carmo da Silva of Dili, who will become East Timor's first Cardinal at the end of August.
South Africa: Bishops alarmed by the country’s neglect of rural areas and indifference to inequalities.
Posted on 08/10/2022 05:10 AM ()
The Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) say they are concerned with what is happening to South Africa’s economy and how households are sinking into debt and deep poverty.
Posted on 08/10/2022 05:02 AM ()
Pope Francis asks for ongoing prayers for the people of Ukraine, as the nearly six-month war with Russia continues.
Posted on 08/10/2022 04:45 AM ()
A new report by the charity Save the Children reveals that since the Taliban took control of Afghanistan a year ago, children are suffering with girls more likely to go hungry and feel isolated.
Posted on 08/10/2022 04:04 AM ()
In a video message, Pope Francis encourages a parish group in Argentina who went on mission among indigenous peoples, and recalls that going "on mission" means going out of ourselves to give others the best of ourselves and what God has given us.
Posted on 08/10/2022 02:34 AM ()
Pope Francis prays for people affected by a tragic fire at the Matanzas oil depot in Cuba, which killed at least one person and has left over a dozen missing.
Posted on 08/10/2022 01:16 AM ()
Pope Francis concludes his catechesis on the value and meaning of old age at the weekly General Audience, and recalls that serene faith and trust in Christ’s promise at that time of life can offer fruitful witness to the Gospel.