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Those who decide and those who carry out the orders

Those who decide and those who carry out the orders


A synodal Church must listen to the voice of all the baptized

"Catholipreneurship" in Nigeria: The role of pastoral agents


A Catholic faith-based way to create a sustainable Church that does not need to look to Europe and America for handouts

One Church, different accounts

One Church, different accounts


It is worrisome when rich dioceses do not help train clergy in places that are economically disadvantaged; or priests unwilling to work in places that are perpetually poor

The Pope and the Amazon: The Church cannot remain silent

The Pope and the Amazon: The Church cannot remain silent


Pope Francis sends a message to a meeting of “Laudato sì” Communities and reminds them how “social justice and ecology are deeply interconnected”.

Pope to Ukrainian Greek-Catholics: I carry you in my heart

Pope to Ukrainian Greek-Catholics: I carry you in my heart


Pope Francis convenes a two-day meeting with the leaders of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church.

Pope appoints Sri Lankan as Secretary of the Pontifical Council

Pope appoints Sri Lankan as Secretary of the Pontifical Council


Pope Francis on July 3 appointed Sri Lankan priest, Msgr. Indunil Janakaratne Kodithuwakku Kankanamalage as Secretary of the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Int

Pope prays for victims of Russian submarine disaster

Pope prays for victims of Russian submarine disaster


The Pope grieves for victims of a Russian submarine accident and is close to their families.

Pope to celebrate Mass for migrants on 6th anniversary of Lampedusa

Pope to celebrate Mass for migrants on 6th anniversary of Lampedusa


Soon after his election in March 2019, Pope Francis dedicated his first official trip outside Rome to migrants and refugees, visiting the Italian island of Lampedu

Pope to canonize Newman and four others on 13 October

Pope to canonize Newman and four others on 13 October


The Vatican announces the date of the canonization of Blessed John Henry Newman along with four others on the third Sunday of October 2019.

Pope Francis: Itinerancy, promptness, decisiveness keys to Gospel proclamation

Pope Francis: Itinerancy, promptness, decisiveness keys to Gospel proclamation


Following Jesus means no looking back. At the Angelus on Sunday, Pope Francis says that being a disciple of the Master means being prompt, decisive, and always on

Pope to Stella Maris delegation: Be missionaries of compassion and mercy

Pope to Stella Maris delegation: Be missionaries of compassion and mercy


Pope Francis on Thursday meets with National Directors, Chaplains and volunteers from the Stella Maris Apostolate telling them to be missionaries of compassion and

Pope: Church of Acts a paradigm for every Christian community

Pope: Church of Acts a paradigm for every Christian community


At the weekly General Audience, Pope Francis continues his catechesis on the Acts of the Apostles, focusing on "the life of the primitive community between love of

Pope presides over Council of Cardinals meeting on Curial reform

Pope presides over Council of Cardinals meeting on Curial reform


The main focus of the six members of the Council, who are in session until Thursday, is the review of the new Apostolic Constitution on the reform of the Roman Cur