Pope Francis marries twenty couples from the diocese of Rome on Sunday, the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.
Pope Francis on Friday met with members of the Italian Biblical Association on the occasion of the 43rd National Bible Week.
Pope Francis marked the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross Sunday with Mass celebrated in St. Peter’s basilica during which he presided over the Sacrament of Marriage of twenty couples
Pope Francis has sent a Message to participants in a meeting of the pan-Amazonian Network Brasilia
Pope Francis is ‘closely following’ developments in relations between the Holy See and Vietnam
Archbishob Silvano Tomasi is calling on the international community to take concrete steps to stop the ongoing violence and persecution of minorities in northern Iraq, to reestablish a just peace and to protect all vulnerable groups of society.
The President of Caritas Internationalis, Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga expresses concern for the safety of all people in Iraq, especially minorities, and appeals to Islamic State militants to halt their atrocities against innocents.
U.S. Catholic Bishops are holding a Special Collection for Christians and other persecuted minorities in Middle East.
The new auxiliary bishop of Birmingham in England, Oratorian Fr Robert Byrne, talks about next month's day of prayer for the canonisation of Cardinal John Henry Newman
The Archbishop-emeritus of Sydney, Cardinal Edward Bede Clancy, passed away this morning at the age of ninety
Though 2 weeks have passed since the cessation of active hostilities between Israel and Hamas, the situation in Gaza is “quite dire and quite unstable” according to the head of Catholic Relief Services in the Holy Land who warns violence could resume
Superiors of women religious orders working with the Pontifical Mission Societies in Kenya reflect on ways to be better evangelisers
S. Lankan Church urges nation not to politicize Pope’s visit
The Head of the Holy See Press Office, Father Federico Lombardi SJ issued a declaration on Friday confirming that the Vietnam-Holy See Joint Working Group will hold its fifth meeting in Hanoi from September 10th to 11th.
Colombian women’s network "Butterflies"receives the UN's 2014 Nansen Refugee Award for its work in helping more than 1,000 women and their families in Buenaventura, Colombia’s main seaport.
Ukraine's prime minister says his nation is "still in a state of war" with neighbouring Russia despite a cease-fire between Kiev's forces and pro-Russian rebels in the east.
45 UN peacekeepers from Fiji freed in Syria
The Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States is set to open this coming week in Apia, Samoa.
A WHO spokesperson warns that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is still racing ahead of efforts to contain it.
Cardinal Baselios Cleemis, President of the Catholic Bishops Conference of India (CBCI), has urged Catholics across the country to contribute generously to rebuild the lives of people affected by the floods in Jammu and Kashmir
Christian leaders from throughout the Middle East are gathered in Washington D.C. for the Inaugural Summit of the “In Defense of Christians” Association.
(Vatican Radio ) On the morning of Saturday September 13, Pope Francis presided over Holy Mass at the Italian War Memorial of Redipuglia. During his homily he called for peace and conversion of heart.
(Vatican Radio) On the morning of Saturday 13th of September Pope Francis will visit the Italian War Memorial of 'Redipuglia' to pay tribute to all those who fell on the battlefield during the First World War and as he himself specified to the fallen of all wars past and present.
Here is a Gospel reflection by Jill Bevilacqua for the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.
Countries “must start to act” to combat climate change, says Héla Cheikhrouhou, Executive Director of the Green Climate Fund
(Vatican Radio) At the time of the First World War Saint John XXIII was appointed military chaplain and in his Memoirs by the title of ‘Journey of a Soul’ he shares with us some thoughts relating to these tragic years and to the clamour of war rising across Europe in 1914.
God’s Zoo’ is the title of a new book by Canadian writer Marius Kociejowski about the inner journeys of artists and exiles from different countries who all now live in London
(Vatican Radio) Mary has been assumed into heaven, the angels rejoice. Listen to this musical meditation to mark the Feast of the Assumption of Our Lady into heaven presented by Monsignor Philip Whitmore and produced by Veronica Scarisbrick.
(Vatican Radio) As our popular 'Latin Lover' Carmelite Father Reginald Foster tells us Saint Ambrose, who had a particular love for animals, once wrote a commentary in Latin on the Book of Genesis, by the title of 'Hexameron', or six days of Creation.
The Christian family will be at the centre of the extraordinary general assembly of the Synod of Bishops scheduled to take place from 5 to 19 October in Rome. Cardinal Napier of South Africa shared with Fr. Paul Samasumo his perspective.