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A man pushes a wheel burrow with recycled items through the streets of a European capital

A man pushes a wheel burrow with recycled items through the streets of a European capital

Pope Francis backs International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

17/10/2017 16:01

On Sunday Pope Francis reminded the crowds that on Tuesday, 17th October, we mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. One organization that is marking the International occurrence is Caritas Europa with a call to leaders to ensure that no one is left under the poverty line.

A 60-year-old woman receives palliative care treatment at a hospital in Chartres

A 60-year-old woman receives palliative care treatment at a hospital in Chartres

Award for "art of dying well" podcast

16/10/2017 17:12

A podcast series addressing end of life issues from a Catholic perspective has won a coveted award for digital audio.

 

The Himmerod Abbey, the 900-year-old Cistercian Monastery in Germany

The Himmerod Abbey, the 900-year-old Cistercian Monastery in Germany

German Cistercian Monastery closing after 900 years

14/10/2017 18:47

A Cistercian monastery that's existed for almost 900 years in what is now western Germany is closing down for good, due in part to a shortage of monks.

Pope Francis delivers his speech at the European Parliament on 25 November 2014

Pope Francis delivers his speech at the European Parliament on 25 November 2014

Vatican to host high-level Forum on challenges facing the EU

14/10/2017 15:05

“Rethinking Europe” is the title of a high-level Forum of Dialogue, from 27 to 29 October, which aims to discuss the main challenges of the European Union and the ways the Church can support the European project in a moment in which Europe itself seems to be at a crossroads.
 
 

 

A St. Vincent de Paul Spiritual Care Minister hands out prayer beads to a cancer patient in need

A St. Vincent de Paul Spiritual Care Minister hands out prayer beads to a cancer patient in need

The Vincentian Family marks 400 years of service for the poor

12/10/2017 12:09

The Vincentian Family is celebrating the 400th anniversary of its charism of service on behalf of the poor with a 4-day International Symposium that is taking place in Rome, and that will include an audience with Pope Francis.

Pope Francis meets with EU leaders

Pope Francis meets with European Union leaders at a March 2017 summit in the Vatican marking the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome

COMECE to hold Vatican conference on 'Rethinking Europe'

10/10/2017 16:19

‘Rethinking Europe’ is the title of a three day conference taking place at the end of October, bringing political and religious leaders together for an in-depth dialogue in the Vatican.

Yancuba Darboe "Shares his Journey" with Linda Bordoni

Yancuba Darboe "Shares his Journey" with Linda Bordoni

Sharing Yankuba's Journey

29/09/2017 08:58

21-year old Yankuba Darboe from Gambia was one of the lovely young faces lighting up the “Share the Journey” press conference on Wednesday morning in the Vatican. He shares his story with us helping to kick of the global campaing that asks everyone to promote a culture of encounter. 

Pope Francis meets a group of migrants on Wednesday as he launched the Caritas 'Share the Journey' campaign

Pope Francis meets a group of migrants on Wednesday as he launched the Caritas 'Share the Journey' campaign

ICMC hails new campaign to welcome migrants and refugees

28/09/2017 17:26

The International Catholic MIgration Commission (ICMC) is among those wecoming the launch of a new Caritas Internationalis campaign to promote the integration of migrants and refugees