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Father James Channan ‎OP and Imam Abdul Khabir Azad of Lahore, Pakistan.

Father James Channan ‎OP and Imam Abdul Khabir Azad of Lahore, Pakistan.

Pakistani Catholic priest and imam honoured for interreligious harmony

18/03/2017 16:44

Dominican ‎priest Father James Channan and Imam Abdul Khabir Azad, both of Pakistan have been honoured with the Award for Interreligious Harmony” 2017 by the ‎African branch of United Religions Initiative (URI).  

 

Internally displaced Somali families rest as they flee from drought stricken regions in Lower Shabelle region

Internally displaced Somali families rest as they flee from drought stricken regions in Lower Shabelle region before entering makeshift camps in Somalia's capital Mogadishu.

UK aid agencies respond to East Africa hunger crisis

18/03/2017 11:03

Aid agencies are stepping up their efforts to help 16 million people facing starvation across East Africa. 

Pope Francis receives a 'Simnel Sunday' cake during his visit to Rome's All Saints Anglican Church

Pope Francis receives a 'Simnel Sunday' cake during his visit to Rome's All Saints Anglican Church

Pope receives gifts from Rome’s Anglican community on visit

27/02/2017 10:42

Meals for the poor, bibles for African victims of human trafficking, and a special Lenten cake. These were the gifts Pope Francis received from the Anglican community of Rome on his Sunday visit to All Saints Church

 

Cardinal Pietro Parolin

Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin

Cardinal Parolin in Republic of Congo as part of African tour

03/02/2017 15:54

Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin continued his visit to Africa, travelling on Wednesday to the Republic of Congo for the signing of a framework agreement on Church-State relations between Brazzaville and the Holy See

 

The President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, Cardinal Peter Turkson

The President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, Cardinal Peter Turkson

Cardinal Turkson at the 3rd German-African Healthcare Symposium

12/10/2016 13:44

The President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, Cardinal Peter Turkson, on Wednesday spoke to the 3rd German-African Healthcare Symposium about the role of the Catholic Church in healthcare in Africa.

 

Pope Francis met with the directors of 'Gruppo Vodafone' in a private audience, telling them to 'be constructive'.

Pope Francis met with the directors of 'Gruppo Vodafone' in a private audience, telling them to 'be constructive'.

Pope tells Vodafone to ‘promote development'

05/10/2016 10:00

Pope Francis met with the directors of the ‘Vodafone Foundation’ in a private audience in the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall on Wednesday, telling them to ‘be constructive’ and make religious text available to more people

 

Pope Francis during the Sunday Angelus in St Peter's Square

Pope Francis during the Sunday Angelus in St Peter's Square

Angelus: Pope Francis prays for peace in Gabon

11/09/2016 12:17

Pope Francis, following the recitation of the Sunday Angelus had a special prayer for Gabon which is going through a time of severe political crisis.

Soldiers stand guard in front of the Senate government building in Gabon following a disputed presidential election

Soldiers stand guard in front of the Senate government building in Gabon following a disputed presidential election. The international community has questioned the election results, and Gabon's Bishops have called for an international mediator to help resolve the crisis.

Gabon's Bishops call for mediator after disputed election

07/09/2016 11:10

The Bishops of Gabon have called for the intervention of an international mediator to bring the country out of a political crisis following the disputed presidential elections of 27 August.