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Nigerian Catholic archbishop provides clues to interfaith relations

Nigerian Catholic archbishop provides clues to interfaith relations


Catholic spiritual leader in Nigeria's capital Abuja calls on adherents of various religions to shun violence, pursue mutual respect and embrace brotherhood and solidarity

Church wrestles with curbing Nigeria’s wave of violence

Church wrestles with curbing Nigeria’s wave of violence


Terrorists profess the Islamic religion but are not particularly interested in this aspect and do not act in the name of faith

Tackling poverty, inequality key to ending child labor, says pope

Tackling poverty, inequality key to ending child labor, says pope


Francis tells participants of a global conference against child exploitation that ensuring the present and future of children is ensuring the present and future of the entire human family

Pope at Angelus: Welcoming those at our door brings peace and hope

Pope at Angelus: Welcoming those at our door brings peace and hope


At the Sunday Angelus address, Pope Francis speaks of the importance of not feeling burdened when offering a warm welcome and a sense of fraternity to those in nee

Pope: Apostolate of prevention needed to protect minors from sexual abuse

Pope: Apostolate of prevention needed to protect minors from sexual abuse


Pope Francis sends a video message to participants in a course held in Mexico on the protection of minors, saying the Church must work tirelessly to prevent minors

Pope makes appointments in Vatican media

Pope makes appointments in Vatican media


Pope Francis has appointed Matteo Bruni as Director of the Holy See Press Office. Alessandro Gisotti and Sergio Centofanti have been appointed deputy directors of

Pope makes appointments in Philippines, India, Papua New Guinea

Pope makes appointments in Philippines, India, Papua New Guinea


Pope Francis on Tuesday appointed an auxiliary bishop in Cebu (the Philippines), a bishop in Srikakulam (India) and another bishop in Bereina (Papua New Guinea).

Pope Francis: Mercy is the true face of love

Pope Francis: Mercy is the true face of love


The Pope reflects on the Parable of the Good Samaritan and says the trait of a true Christian is to always be merciful and compassionate.

Pope creates Apostolic  Exarchy for Ukrainians in Italy

Pope creates Apostolic Exarchy for Ukrainians in Italy


A new Exarchy has been erected to provide for the pastoral care of Ukrainian Greek-Catholics living in Italy.

Pope, Holy See express grief over death of Vincent Lambert

Pope, Holy See express grief over death of Vincent Lambert


The French quadriplegic who has been in a vegetative state for a decade, died in a hospital in Reims on July 11, after doctors stopped the food and water systems t

Holy See waives diplomatic immunity for Nuncio to France

Holy See waives diplomatic immunity for Nuncio to France


The Holy See Press Office issues a statement on the decision to waive diplomatic immunity for the Apostolic Nuncio to France, who is being investigated by French a

Major Archbishop Sviatoslav: Pope wants Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church to develop and flourish

Major Archbishop Sviatoslav: Pope wants Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church to develop and flourish


At a press conference on Monday, Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuck, head of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church, said a two-day meeting with Pope Francis and c

Pope prays for migrants killed in Libyan detention center

Pope prays for migrants killed in Libyan detention center


Pope Francis prays for the migrants killed this week by an air strike on a detention center in Libya.