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US Capitol Police arrest a protestor against the Senate's Repbulican's draft healthcare bill outside the office of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConn

US Capitol Police arrest a protestor against the Senate's Repbulican's draft healthcare bill outside the office of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

American bishops urge Senate to make changes to draft healthcare bill

25/06/2017 18:42

American bishops have called on the U.S. Senate to remove what they deem are unacceptable flaws in the discussion draft of its health care bill.

A tree in the  Amazon biome which  contains the Amazon rainforest, an area of tropical rainforest, and other ecoregions that cover most of the Amazon

A tree in the Amazon biome which contains the Amazon rainforest, an area of tropical rainforest, and other ecoregions that cover most of the Amazon basin and some adjacent areas.

Latin American Bishops join for reconciliation and care of the Amazon

21/06/2017 14:47

Latin American Bishops are gathered to support new projects and initiatives that aim to safeguard and care for the Amazon biome. The third Meeting of the Pan-Amazonian Ecclesial Network "REPAM-Colombia" aims to define strategies and partnerships for the care of the threatened region. 

 

Pope Francis blesses those present, at the conclusion of an Audience with a delegation from the Nigerian Diocese of Ahiara

Pope Francis blesses those present, at the conclusion of an Audience with a delegation from the Nigerian Diocese of Ahiara.

Pope receives delegation from Nigerian Diocese of Ahiara

10/06/2017 15:20

At an audience for a delegation from the Nigerian Diocese of Ahiara, Pope Francis said he had been “deeply saddened” by the refusal of the diocese to accept the Bishop appointed for them.

 

Pilgims from Venezuela at the Regina Coeli prayer on May 7 hold crosses with the names of people who have died during protests in the country

Pilgims from Venezuela at the Regina Coeli prayer on May 7 hold crosses with the names of people who have died during protests in the country

Pope Francis to discuss Venezuela crisis with country’s bishops

06/06/2017 12:27

Pope Francis will receive the Presidential Council of the Episcopal Conference of Venezuela in a private audience on Thursday to talk "about the situation in Venezuela"

 

The U.S. has pulled out from the 2015 Paris Climate Accord to cut global carmon emissions to curb global warming

The U.S. has pulled out from the 2015 Paris Climate Accord to cut global carmon emissions to curb global warming

American bishops decry Trump's decision on climate change

02/06/2017 12:58

The Bishops of the United States have decried President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the 2015 Paris Climate Accord saying his decision “not to honor the U.S. commitment” to the Paris climate deal is “deeply troubling.”  

North and South Korea Reconciliation

North and South Korea Reconciliation

Korean prelates discuss national reconciliation

26/05/2017 13:14

Korean bishops’ Committee for Reconciliation of the Korean People met on May 18 in Seoul to discuss future activities for national reconciliation.  The committee is optimistic about the future relations between the two Koreas under President Moon Jae-in.

 

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.