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A woman carries a box with aid for people displaced by the floods in Mocoa

A woman carries a box with aid for people displaced by the floods in Mocoa

Colombia Church provides concrete aid to flood-stricken Mocoa

19/04/2017 15:36

Ten tones of humanitarian aid have, in the past few days, been handed over to the flood-stricken population of Mocoa, in Colombia’s southern Putumayo region thanks to a special collection set up by the Colombian Catholic Church and the local Caritas office.

 

Crowds gather in St Peter's Square

Crowds gather in St Peter's Square in the Vatican

Everyone leads: how to revitalize the Catholic Church

07/04/2017 16:31

Reflecting on the declining numbers of Catholics in many countries, author Chris Lowney talks about his latest book, published this week, entitled “Everyone leads: how to revitalize the Catholic Church”.

Bishop David Motiuk (left) and Bishop Ken Nowakowski (right) with Christopher Wells in the offices of Vatican Radio.

Bishop David Motiuk (left) and Bishop Ken Nowakowski (right) with Christopher Wells in the offices of Vatican Radio.

Ukrainian Catholic Bishops of western Canada: Ad limina

31/03/2017 10:07

Ukrainian Catholic Bishops David Motiuk and Ken Nowakowski of Canada speak with Vatican Radio's Christopher Wells about their recent ad limina visit to Rome, and their audience with Pope Francis.

Pope Francis addresses a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress

Pope Francis addresses a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress during his visit to the United States in September 2014

Catholicism and Citizenship: Pope's vision of political vocation

30/03/2017 15:38

Theologian and author Massimo Faggioli talks about his new book ‘Catholicism and Citizenship’ which takes an in-depth look at the relationship between the Church and politics in the 21st century

A baby holds a bunch of flowers at a vigil in Trafalgar Square the day after an attack in London

A baby holds a bunch of flowers at a vigil in Trafalgar Square the day after an attack in London

Mexican bishop: ‘Silence means complicity in abortion’

27/03/2017 16:40

“Silence in the face of the suppression of unborn life makes us complicit in the crime of abortion.” That, in synthesis, is the message of the Mexican bishops in a communique sent on the national ‘Day for Life’ celebrated on 25 March, the Solemnity of the Annunciation.

 

A portion of the currently existing border wall between the United States and Mexico

A portion of the currently existing border wall between the United States and Mexico.

Archdiocese of Mexico: Working on border wall immoral

27/03/2017 14:47

Mexicans who help build the much vaunted “border wall” along the frontier with the United States would be acting immorally and considered as traitors, according to the Archdiocese of Mexico.

People line up as they wait for food aid after torrential rains caused widespread devastation in Huachipa, Peru.

People line up as they wait for food aid after torrential rains caused widespread devastation in Huachipa, Peru.

Peru's Bishops urge flood-striken communities to keep hope alive

27/03/2017 13:26

Peru’s Bishops have urged flood-stricken communities to keep hope alive and warn against the exploitation of land which derives from disregard towards “sister nature”. Floods and landslides in the nation have killed dozens and caused devastation across large swathes of the country.