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The Patriarchal Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ in Kyiv (file photo)

The Patriarchal Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ in Kyiv. On Thursday the USCCB announced it was sending aid to a number of Churches in Central Europe, including funding to support priests and religious in war-torn eastern Ukraine.

USCCB approves aid to Church in Central and Eastern Europe

28/07/2017 16:16

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' (USCCB) Subcommittee on Aid to the Church in Central and Eastern Europe approved over $4.8 million in funding for 206 projects in 22 countries in Central and Eastern Europe.

 

The leader of Albania’s Democratic Party, Lulzim Basha, speaks to his supporters during a rally in Tirana, Albania.

The leader of Albania’s Democratic Party, Lulzim Basha, speaks to his supporters during a rally in Tirana, Albania.

Protests continue in Albania

27/02/2017 14:28

Calls for the Albanian prime minister Edi Rama to step down have continued ahead of elections slated to take place on June 18.  

A moment of the Beatification Mass for 38 Catholic martyrs in the Albanian city of Shkoder

A moment of the Beatification Mass for 38 Catholic martyrs in the Albanian city of Shkoder

Thousands attend Beatification of Albanian martyrs

05/11/2016 18:38

Dozens of Catholic martyrs who were killed between 1945 and 1974 by Albania's Communist regime for their Christian faith were beatified on Saturday in the northwestern Albanian city of Shkodër.

Some of the Albanian martyrs beatified in Shkoder

Some of the Albanian martyrs beatified in Shkoder

38 martyrs killed by the Communist regime beatified in Albania

05/11/2016 15:10

Thirtyeight martyrs killed between 1945 and 1974 by the Communist regime have been beatified in the city of Shkodër in northwestern Albania. The ceremony  was presided over by Cardinal Angelo Amato, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints.

 

Mother Teresa of Kolkata

Mother Teresa of Kolkata. On Tuesday, Pope Francis formally announced the upcoming canonization of Blessed Teresa, along with four other holy men and women.

Mother Teresa, four others, to be canonized

15/03/2016 11:36

At a public Consistory held on Tuesday, Pope Francis gave his approval for the canonization of five new saints.