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Participants at Mini World Youth Day in Durban, South Africa

Participants at Mini World Youth Day in Durban, South Africa

South African youth celebrate their faith at Mini World Youth Day

09/12/2017 16:59

Thousands of young Catholics from Southern Africa are gathered in the South African city of Durban for a Mini World Youth Day which aims to give them a sense of unity, to celebrate their Christianity and community while experiencing the chosen theme of “Young people, faith and vocations”.

Bishop Lionel Gendron, new President of the CCCB

Bishop Lionel Gendron, new President of the CCCB

New CCCB President outlines vision for future

09/10/2017 14:30

Bishop Lionel Gendron of Saint-Jean-Longueuil was elected President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) at the end of September. He spoke to Vatican Radio about the main points discussed during the recent plenary and about his vision for the coming years.

Pope Francis receives bishops appointed during the past twelve months

Pope Francis receives bishops appointed during the past twelve months

Pope Francis urges new Bishops to cultivate discernment

14/09/2017 16:05

Pope Francis has urged Bishops to cultivate what he called an “attitude of listening” and to avoid being “imprisoned by nostalgia.” He was addressing Catholic Bishops from across the globe who have been appointed during the past year..

    

Pope Francis greets Cardinal Ruben Salazar, Archbishop of Bogota

Pope Francis greets Cardinal Ruben Salazar, Archbishop of Bogota

Pope urges CELAM to empower youth, laity and women

07/09/2017 19:13

Pope Francis’ eagerly awaited discourse to the leaders of the Latin American Bishops’ Conference (CELAM) provided a rich and colourful canvas of ideas and proposals for an integral response to the many challenges of the continent in this time of change.