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Prayer requests are left on the tomb of Fr. Solanus Casey, ahead of his Beatification on November 18th.

Prayer requests are left on the tomb of Fr. Solanus Casey, ahead of his Beatification on November 18th

Archbishop of Detroit on Beatification of Fr Solanus Casey

17/11/2017 17:18

The Catholic Archbishop of Detroit, Allen Vigneron, speaks to us about his joy over the beatification of Father Solanus Casey, a U.S. - born Capuchin priest and tells us more about this new Blessed.

A member of the Sawre Muybu Munduruku tribe whose land is threatned by the construction of a hydroelectric plant on the Amazon Tapajos River

A member of the Sawre Muybu Munduruku tribe whose land is threatned by the construction of a hydroelectric plant on the Amazon Tapajos River

Amazon bishop grateful to Pope for Pan-Amazon Synod

16/10/2017 13:26

Bishop Emmanuel Lafont of Cayenne in French Guyana reacted with joy when he heard Pope Francis’s announcement of a Special Assembly of the Synod of Bishops for the Pan-Amazon region.  

Bishop Lionel Gendron, new President of the CCCB

Bishop Lionel Gendron, new President of the CCCB

New CCCB President outlines vision for future

09/10/2017 14:30

Bishop Lionel Gendron of Saint-Jean-Longueuil was elected President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) at the end of September. He spoke to Vatican Radio about the main points discussed during the recent plenary and about his vision for the coming years.

Bishop Joseph Pepe, of Las Vegas (file photo)

Bishop Joseph Pepe, of Las Vegas (file photo). On Monday, Bishop Pepe issued a statement on the deadly shooting in Las Vegas.

Statement of Bishop Joseph Pepe of Las Vegas

02/10/2017 18:42

The Bishop of Las Vegas, Joseph Pepe, has issued a statement in the wake of Sunday night’s deadly shooting, which left more than fifty people dead. In his remarks, Bishop Pepe prayed for victims of the shooting, and for first responders and service personnel who helped so many people. 

 

Rescuers, firefighters, policemen, soldiers and volonteers remove debris of a building which collapsed after the earthquake in Mexico City

Rescuers, firefighters, policemen, soldiers and volonteers remove debris of a building which collapsed after the earthquake in Mexico City

Mexican Bishops appeal for solidarity with quake victims

20/09/2017 10:58

The Bishops of Mexico have invited God’s people to join in solidarity wtih all those affected by the massive, 7.1 magnitude earthquake that rocked the nation on Tuesday.

 

Flags of the United States and the Holy See

Flags of the United States and the Holy See

Holy See recalls priest from Nunciature in Washington

15/09/2017 14:55

The Press Office of the Holy See has released the following statement concerning the possibility that a member of the Holy See’s diplomatic mission to Washington may have violated laws relating to child pornography.