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Hundreds detained in France as anger spreads over pension reforms
Posted on 03/17/2023 11:34 AM ()
At least 300 people have been detained across France as police in Paris and elsewhere clashed with protesters after the French government decided to force pension reforms without a vote in parliament. The protests and strikes escalated across the country.
Currency crisis continues to grip Lebanon
Posted on 03/17/2023 07:38 AM ()
The freefalling pound, combined with withdrawal limits at banks, have led to demonstrations from customers who cannot access their deposits.
Archbishop Gallagher to visit Albania
Posted on 03/17/2023 07:05 AM ()
The Vatican’s Secretary for Relations with States will travel to Albania from the 18th to the 20th of March, on the invitation of the country's foreign minister.
Pope invites Josephites to emphasize the primacy of God’s love
Posted on 03/17/2023 06:23 AM ()
Pope Francis receives members of the Congregation of St Joseph on the 150th anniversary of their foundation by St Leonardo Murialdo, and highlights three aspects of their apostolate: the primacy of God’s love, attentiveness to the changing world, and ‘the paternal gentleness of charity.'
Cardinal Cantalamessa: God loves you
Posted on 03/17/2023 04:00 AM ()
Cardinal Raniero Cantalamessa, the Preacher of the Papal Household, delivers his third sermon for Lent 2023 to Pope Francis and Roman Curia.
Pope Francis has called us to a new way of being church
Posted on 03/17/2023 03:58 AM ()
On March 13, 2013, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio became Pope Francis. This week, leaders of four organizations of women religious reflect on what his papacy has meant, particularly for women religious, in columns for Global Sisters Report. This story is reprinted with permission of the author.
Saint Patrick's Day Blessings from Irish Bishops' President
Posted on 03/17/2023 00:00 AM ()
As celebrations for St. Patrick's Day take place internationally, 17 March, the President of the Irish Bishops, Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, reflects on the beloved saint and offers us some Irish blessings.
Pope Francis receives Lebanese prime minister Najib Mikati
Posted on 03/16/2023 11:37 AM ()
Lebanese prime minister Najib Mikati was received by Pope Francis on Thursday, and later with Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin and Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, the Vatican’s Secretary for Relations with States and International Organizations.
India: Catholic Ministry to Migrants to be more synodal
Posted on 03/16/2023 10:43 AM ()
Indian Latin Rite Commission for Migrants meets in Bangalore to discuss how to reach out to migrants and refugees in a synodal way.
Israeli PM pushes ahead with judicial reform despite unrest
Posted on 03/16/2023 10:05 AM ()
As unrest continues in Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has rejected a mediating proposal suggested by President Isaac Herzog.