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Election voting boxes are arranged inside a classroom used as a polling centre, during the Jubilee Party (JP) primary elections, in Nairobi

Election voting boxes are arranged inside a classroom used as a polling centre, during the Jubilee Party (JP) primary elections, in Nairobi, Kenya

Kenya bishops fearful of election violence

03/05/2017 15:49

Kenyan bishops are “very worried” that widespread violence will flare up in the country as tensions mount before this summer’s general elections.

young people preparing food donations

Food donations being prepared by young volunteers

European Bishops urge young people to get invovled

12/04/2017 11:14

The Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) has given its support for the creation of the European Solidarity Corps (ESC). The program will foster an environment where young people can volunteer and get involved in the community.

 

Mourners pray for the victims of Palm Sunday attacks in Egypt

Mourners pray for the victims of Palm Sunday attacks in Egypt. The leaders of the Catholic Church in England have issued a statement assuring Coptic Christians of their "thoughts and prayers."

English Catholics united in prayer with Copts

10/04/2017 14:11

Catholic leaders in England say they are united in prayer with the Coptic community after deadly explosions in two Coptic churches in Egypt.

 

Pope Francis blesses young people during his General Audience in St. Peter's Square

Pope Francis blesses young people during his General Audience in St. Peter's Square

Pope sends message to young people at Barcelona symposium

29/03/2017 11:50

Pope Francis has sent a message to participants in the European Symposium on Young People, encouraging them to reflect “on the challenges of evangelization”.

 

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.

 

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.

Pope Francis with the Bishops of western Canada

Pope Francis with the Bishops of western Canada. On Monday the Holy Father met with members of the Assembly of Western Catholic Bishops, who had come to Rome for the visit "ad limina Apostolorum."

Pope receives Canadian Bishops in ad limina audience

27/03/2017 10:55

Pope Francis met Monday morning with Bishops from western Canada, who are in Rome for their visit ad limina Apostolorum.