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Posted on 09/29/2023 03:06 AM ()
Pope Francis sends a letter to Catholics in Vietnam commending the historic adoption of the Agreement on the Status of the Resident Pontifical Representative and emphasising the enduring importance of love, dialogue, and charity, calling on the faithful to be a positive force for good in their nation while fostering collaboration with government authorities.
Posted on 09/29/2023 02:47 AM ()
Pope Francis encourages members of a Catholic Brazilian association that assists people with addictions to continue to bring hope to vulnerable people like the Good Samaritan did.
Posted on 09/29/2023 02:18 AM ()
The President of the UISG says religious sisters have “responded with joy” to Pope Francis’ invitation to “the ecclesial journey of the Synod on Communion, Participation and Mission”.
Vatican trial: Secretariat of State requests €177 million compensation for moral and reputational damages
Posted on 09/29/2023 02:07 AM ()
The legal representative of the Secretariat of State, Paola Severino, quantifies the severe “injury” caused by the Sloane Avenue affair – the sale of a London property that made news in 130 countries: The Holy See was “severely damaged” by “merchants in the temple to whom representatives of the institution opened the doors."
Posted on 09/29/2023 01:12 AM ()
Pope Francis expresses his condolences following a devastating fire in Qaraqosh, Iraq, and extends his spiritual support to those affected.
Posted on 09/28/2023 08:05 AM ()
The 21 new cardinals-elect did not know they will be appointed. That is why Pope Francis is called the Pope of Surprises, says one of the new cardinals, Stephen Chow Sau-yan, bishop of Hong Kong.
Posted on 09/28/2023 07:56 AM ()
Ahead of Saturday's consistory, when Pope Francis will appoint 21 new cardinals, newly elected Cardinal Stephen Brislin, archbishop of Cape Town, spoke with Vatican News about his new role. "It's not about an honor, it's about serving", he said.
Posted on 09/28/2023 07:54 AM ()
The leader of the self-declared Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh warns it will cease to exist in the new year. Samvel Shahramanyan made the announcement Thursday as an exodus of desperate Armenians continued. The region, which Armenians had controlled for three decades, was seized by Azerbaijan last week, leading to tens of thousands fleeing their homes.
Posted on 09/28/2023 07:13 AM ()
Israel reopens crossing points with Gaza on Thursday, allowing thousands of Palestinian workers to get to their jobs in Israel and the West Bank.
Posted on 09/28/2023 06:33 AM ()
The Anglophone Crisis of Cameroon has been misunderstood by many as a language crisis. It is a crisis of culture and a crisis of belonging, says the Archbishop of Bamenda, Andrew Nkea.