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Blast death toll continues to rise

A body is removed from the rubble, as the death toll continues to rise.

Somalia blast death toll increases

16/10/2017 11:29

The death toll after the explosion in Somalia on Saturday 14th October has now risen to over 270 people.

 

Fr. Daniele Moschetti gives a copy of his book to Pope Francis

Fr. Daniele Moschetti gives a copy of his book to Pope Francis

Pope Francis: Do not distance yourself from South Sudan

15/10/2017 18:18

Pope Francis has called on the international community not to forget South Sudan and in particular the serious humanitarian emergency unfolding there.

 

Ambassador Alexander Laskaris in Guinea

Ambassador Alexander Laskaris in Guinea

Top US Ambassador in Rome to engage in Catholic peacemaking efforts

20/07/2017 18:44

Ambassador Alexander Laskaris, the Deputy to the Commander for Civil-Military Engagement of the United States Africa Command stops off in Rome to engage with the Catholic Church and  faith-based organizations in the quest for peace making strategy and frameworks for African conficts.

 

People walk for hours to reach a food distribution site in Malualkuel, in the Northern Bahr el Ghazal region of South Sudan.

People walk for hours to reach a food distribution site in Malualkuel, in the Northern Bahr el Ghazal region of South Sudan.

Irish Church responds to East Africa Crisis

16/07/2017 13:00

The Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference is responding to the dire humanitarian crisis in East Africa by announcing that special collections at all Masses will take place across Ireland next weekend.

Zimbabwe's Catholic Bishops with Pope Francis on an ad-limina visit to Rome (file)

Zimbabwe's Catholic Bishops with Pope Francis on an ad-limina visit to Rome (file)

Zimbabwe’s Catholic Bishops on the Elections of 2018

04/06/2017 19:08

Ahead of Zimbabwe’s 2018 general elections, the country’s Catholic Bishops, on Pentecost Sunday, issued a pastoral letter on the elections. 

 

Pope Francis with Archbishop Bernard Ntahoturi

Pope Francis greets Anglican Archbishop Bernard Ntahoturi, together with the outgoing director of Rome's Anglican Centre, Archbishop David Moxon

Pope Francis meets new head of Anglican Centre, AB Ntahoturi

02/06/2017 18:13

Pope Francis meets the incoming director of the Anglican Centre, Archbishop Bernard Ntahoturi of Burundi, who says his appointment can help Anglicans and Catholics work more closely together on key issues of reconciliation, poverty and human trafficking

Liturgical dancers during the 2016 Uganda Martyrs Day celebration

Liturgical dancers during the 2016 Uganda Martyrs Day celebration

All set for the 2017 Uganda Martyrs Day celebration

02/06/2017 14:04

Last minutes preparations are in full swing for the 2017 Uganda Martyrs Day celebration due Saturday, 3 June 3 at Namugongo Catholic Shrine.