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Vatican News

  • Caring for the earth, hope for the most vulnerable
    on January 18, 2022 at 10:23 am

    The Treviso-based Foundation “Oltre il Labirinto” (“Beyond the Labyrinth”), created to welcome, care for, protect and promote the inclusion of young people with autism, is relaunching its project “Farm4Autism”. The President, Mario Paganessi: Laudato si’ continues to inspire our work. There is no concern, respect or care for the environment that does not […]

  • US Church gearing up for the annual 9 Days for Life
    on January 18, 2022 at 9:49 am

    The Catholic Church in the United States is set to hold it’s annual novena for the protection of life from January 19-27. “9 Days for Life” is sponsored by the Bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities to commemorate the anniversary of the Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling legalizing abortion. It coincides with the 49th annual March for Life in Washington. […]

  • Pope receives Chairman of Bosnia and Herzegovina Presidency
    on January 17, 2022 at 4:16 pm

    Pope Francis received this Monday morning Željko Komšić, the current Chairman of the Collegial Presidency of Bosnia-Herzegovina, who met afterwards with Archbishop Paul R. Gallagher, the Vatican's Secretary for Relations with States. Read all  

  • Suspect identified in Betrayal of Anne Frank
    on January 17, 2022 at 3:12 pm

    A six-year international investigation has identified a suspect who may have betrayed famous Jewish diarist Anne Frank and her family to the Nazis. Jewish notary Arnold van den Bergh, has been accused by a team that included a retired agent of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, the FBI. Read all  

  • US bishops urge Americans to follow Martin Luther King's prophetic witness
    on January 17, 2022 at 1:04 pm

    As Americans honour the memory of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., the Bishops of the United States call on all people of goodwill to continue to draw from his example and to carry on his work for equality and justice in American society. Read all  

  • Raphaël Bedros XXI opens Week of Prayer for Christian Unity in Beirut
    on January 17, 2022 at 1:00 pm

    In the Armenian-Catholic Cathedral of St. Elijah and St. Gregory the Illuminator in the Lebanese capital, the Patriarch of Cilicia of Armenian Catholics, Raphaël Bedros XXI Minassian, invites everyone to overcome differences by looking to Christ the Redeemer and the mystery of the Eucharist. Read all  

  • Pope to Holy Land Review: Tell the story of fraternity in the Middle East
    on January 17, 2022 at 11:44 am

    Pope Francis urges the journalists of The Holy Land Review to tell the world the story of fraternity among Christians and among all the children of Abraham. Read all  

  • Pray for unity, pray for the synod
    on January 17, 2022 at 11:12 am

    For the forthcoming 2022 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Cardinal Mario Grech and Cardinal Kurt Koch invite all Christians to pray for unity and to continue to journey together. Read all  

  • Pope: Search for Christian unity must be a journey together
    on January 17, 2022 at 10:20 am

    Pope Francis welcomes an ecumenical delegation from Finland to the Vatican, on the eve of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. Read all  

  • Netherlands partially lifts Europe’s toughest lockdown
    on January 16, 2022 at 3:12 pm

    The Netherlands government has only partially lifted Europe's toughest coronavirus lockdown, prompting protests with bars and other businesses reopening despite prohibitions. Read all  

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