Thousands of people have gathered in Lithuania's capital Vilnius to attend the official beatification ceremony of Archbishop Teofilius Matulionis, who became a symbol of persecution endured by Christians when the country was still part of the Soviet Union.
Organisers of the Anglophone Safeguarding Conference at the Gregorian University on the theme 'Celebrating Hope'
A traumatic tale of five children, sexually abused by their father, formed the centrepiece of the annual Anglophone Safeguarding Conference that concluded at the Pontifical Gregorian University on Thursday.
Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Batholomew throw wreaths into the sea in memory of those who died crossing the Mediterranean
'To die of hope' is a prayer vigil led by the community of Saint Egidio together with other faith-based organizations and groups who care for refugees and forced migrants to remember the tens of thousands of people who have died trying to reach Europe in hope of safety and a future.
Migrant children from Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq on a special train that takes refugees in Macedonia close to the border with Serbia after having entered Europe from Greece
World Refugee Day, held each year on June 20th, pays tribute to millions of forced migrants across the globe who are on the move, in search of protection and opportunity. Marking the occasion JRS has released a joint ecumenical statement entitled “Refugees: an opportunity to grow together.”
A police officer stands guard by flowers and tributes in the Finsbury Park area of London following an attack on a crowd of Muslim worshippers
Auxiliary Bishop of Southwark, Paul Hendrix, co-chair of the UK’s Christian-Muslim Forum, explains why it’s more important than ever for people of all faiths and none to stand together in the face of terrorist attacks
Pope Francis kisses a baby presented to him during a weekly general audience in St Peter's square