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Pope reminds Italian seminarians and Bishops that priests are pastors, not functionaries
Posted on 03/27/2023 05:14 AM ()
Pope Francis meets with seminarians and bishops from the Italian Region of Calabria and encourages them to join forces to adapt priestly formation to the signs of the times, walking together in unity and fraternity.
Vatican ‘counts down to launch’ Pope’s message of hope in Spei Satelles
Posted on 03/27/2023 04:26 AM ()
The Vatican’s Dicastery for Communication teams up with the Italian Space Agency to launch Pope Francis’ message of peace and hope into orbit aboard the Spei Satelles, or ‘Guardian of Hope’, satellite.
Myanmar’s military leader vows to crush all dissent
Posted on 03/27/2023 03:43 AM ()
Myanmar’s ruling military junta marks Armed Forces Day vowing to take action against what it calls “terrorist” resistance groups and to increasingly impose martial law and control in the country already crushed by dictatorship, violence and economic paralysis.
Pope Francis urges ethical use of artificial intelligence
Posted on 03/27/2023 03:11 AM ()
While praising the benefits of technology and artificial intelligence, Pope Francis says AI raises serious questions and must be ethically and responsibly used to promote human dignity and the common good.
Ukraine condemns Russian nuclear weapons in Belarus
Posted on 03/26/2023 06:45 AM ()
Ukraine responds to Russian President Vladimir Putin after he announced that Moscow would place tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus. A key Ukrainian presidential adviser said Sunday that the move comes as Moscow realizes it will eventually lose its invasion of Ukraine.
Pope invites prayers for victims of war and natural disasters
Posted on 03/26/2023 04:18 AM ()
At the conclusion of the Sunday Angelus, Pope Francis asks for prayers for war-torn Ukraine, victims of the tornado in Mississippi, USA, and earthquake survivors in Turkey and Syria. He also prayed for peace and reconciliation in Peru.
Pope at Angelus: Like little children learning to walk, let God take you by the hand
Posted on 03/26/2023 03:20 AM ()
During his Sunday Angelus, Pope Francis calls on faithful to do as they did when they were little children learning how to walk, by letting God take them by the hand and lead the way, even when they fall or feel discouraged.
Canada: crimes against Catholics increase 260 percent
Posted on 03/25/2023 08:13 AM ()
According to a study released by Statistics Canada, 3,360 reports of hate crimes have been reported by the police, targeting religions, sexual orientation, race or ethnicity
The Lord's Day Reflection: ‘The Love that calls us from the dead’
Posted on 03/25/2023 07:29 AM ()
As the Church marks the Fifth Sunday of Lent, Jonathan Montaldo offers his thoughts on the day’s liturgical readings under the theme: “The Love that calls us from the dead”.
Abrahamic Family House welcomes UAE residents, visitors for worship
Posted on 03/25/2023 06:37 AM ()
The Abrahamic Family House offers a tranquil haven for the faithful of Christianity, Judaism, and Islam to worship in Abu Dhabi and engage in interreligious dialogue.