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Archbishop Gudziak: Respond to political violence by affirming dignity of all

In the wake of the attempted assassination of former US president Donald Trump, Archbishop Borys Gudziak – Metropolitan Archbishop of the Archeparchy of Philadelphia and Chair of the USCCB’s Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development – speaks with Vatican Radio about how Christians can respond to rising threats of political and ideological violence.

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Cardinal Parolin: Holy See committed to just peace in Ukraine

Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin speaks to Vatican News about his six-day visit to Ukraine for the final celebration of the pilgrimage to the Marian Shrine of Berdychiv and about the Holy See’s unwavering hopes for a rapid end of the war with Russia and a just peace.

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Cardinal Parolin: Pope following situation in Ukraine with 'worry and pain'

The Holy See’s Secretary of State visits the Ukrainian city of Odessa, and says that the Pope is following the situation there "with so much attention, with so much worry and so much pain.”

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40 migrants die off the coast of Haiti

At least 40 migrants die and dozens are injured after their boat catches fire off the coast of Haiti, highlighting the perilous journeys Haitians undertake to escape violence and instability in their country.

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ICJ says Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories is unlawful

The International Court of Justice - the UN’s top court - has called on Israel to end its ‘unlawful’ presence in the occupied Palestinian territories.

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Safeguarding the future: JRS protecting refugee children in Ethiopia

Refugee children, including unaccompanied minors and children who have been separated from their families, constitute a considerable proportion of the 78,531 refugees in Addis Ababa. Amidst persistent challenges, the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) in Ethiopia is pivotal in providing essential support and integration initiatives for these vulnerable children.

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Cardinal Parolin in Ukraine to visit Kyiv, Odesa and meet civil and religious authorities

The Vatican Secretary of State is in Ukraine from 19 – 24 July. The cardinal is to preside over Mass at the Marian Shrine of Berdychiv for the concluding celebration of the pilgrimage of Ukrainian Latin Rite Catholics.

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How microplastic pollution is menacing Antarctica

One of the world’s most pristine and remote environments must deal with the impacts of microbe-colonised microplastics that are threatening its ecological stability.

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Cardinal Pizzaballa asks Christians in the Holy Land to unite in prayer

The Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem calls on Holy Land Christians to step back, at this moment of continued bloodshed and sorrow, from political discussions and pray together.

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Catholic Bishops of Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe to form an independent regional episcopal association

After a three-day consultative plenary (15 – 19 July) held in Malawi, the Catholic Bishops from Zambia, Malawi, and Zimbabwe have resolved to establish the Inter-regional Conference of Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe. It will be known as the Association of Catholic Bishops’ Conferences of Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe (ACBC-MAZAZI).

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