The Catholic Bishops of New Zealand choose Te Ara o Maria or Mary’s Way as the name of the proposal to renew the country’s dedication to Our Lady Assumed into Heaven.
Pope Francis greets participants in the plenary session of the Holy See’s humanitarian arm for the Oriental Churches, and encourages Catholics to care for the “living stones” that make up the Eastern-rites of the Church.
Pope Francis sends a video message to volunteers of two charities of the Diocese of Mar del Plata in Argentina who search out the poor and needy in the street to bring them comfort and care.
The Catholic Bishops of England and Wales establish new survivor reference panel against abuse.
Bishop Denis Nulty, chair of the Irish Bishops’ Council for Marriage and the Family warmly welcomes Pope Francis’ message for the first World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly, and is encouraging parishes to celebrate the occasion.
The president of the Bishops' Conference of Austria, Archbishop Franz Lackner, has spoken out on behalf of the Austrian bishops, who are appealing to the legislature to take restrictive measures to prevent the legalization of assisted suicide.
The Bishops of the United States join their voices to that of Pope Francis in appealing for prayers and support for the people of Lebanon, as the Middle Eastern nation faces an ongoing economic and political crisis.
Archbishop Marco Tin Win of Mandalay says people of all religions in Myanmar appreciate the Pope’s support for them and for a return to peace and democracy.
At the General Audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis starts a new cycle of catechesis on themes from St. Paul's Letter to the Galatians, highlighting the problems faced by the Christian communities in Galatia.
The Secretariat for the Economy publishes the Regulations for the implementation of the Apostolic Letter in the form of a Motu Proprio dated May 19, 2020, entitled "Norms on transparency, control and competition in the procedures for awarding public contracts of the Holy See and Vatican City State".
The Cardinal Archpriest of Saint Peter's Basilica outlines the recent norms on morning celebrations in the Vatican Basilica, recalling that liturgical services are not private functions and that it is more than appropriate for priests to concelebrate.
The Catholic Bishops of Cuba release a message in which they oppose the introduction of reproductive and gender education in schools.
Pope Francis appoints Fr Andrew Small from England as pro tempore Secretary for the Pontifical Council for the Protection of Minors.
On the occasion of the First World Day of Grandparents and the Elderly, Pope Francis grants Plenary Indulgences to grandparents, the elderly and all the faithful who participate “motivated by a true spirit of penance and charity.”
Pope Francis reassures the elderly that God is always with them in his message for the first-ever World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly. He also reminds them of their vocation to preserve our roots and to pass on the faith to the younger ones.
The Zimbabwe Catholic Commission for the Laity (ZCCL) through the Catholic Professionals Network of Zimbabwe has launched a campaign to conserve the environment in the spirit of Laudato Si’.
On the eve of a controversial vote, the Commission of Bishops of the European Union release a statement on the "Matić Report" descriing it as "one-sided" on abortion.
Bishops on both sides of the English Channel call for better treatment for migrants and refugees.
The Holy See’s humanitarian arm for the Oriental Churches kicks off its plenary meeting on Monday, with ROACO’s attention going to the Holy Land, Ethiopia, Armenia, and Georgia in particular.
Reflecting on Sunday's Gospel passage about the storm calmed by Jesus, Pope Francis likens the waves and wind to the trials of our daily lives and encourages us to "ask for the grace of a faith that never tires of seeking the Lord." He assures us the Lord is always there by our side waiting for us.
Pope Francis unites his voice to that of the bishops of Myanmar to come to the aid of the thousands of displaced and starving. He also calls on us to open our hearts to refugees.
Pope Francis has authorized the promulgation of a Decree advancing the causes for canonization of European statesman Robert Schuman, as well as ten Polish nuns martyred by Soviet troops at the end of World War II. The heroic virtues of a number of other holy men and women were also officially recognized.
This 20 June, World Refugee Day shines the spotlight on the plight of migrants and refugees with calls to protect and support those on the move and forced to flee.
The US Bishops meeting at their spring general assembly approve a plan to draft a text focusing on the meaning of the Eucharist in the life of the church. The vote in favor of the document came on the last day of their three-day gathering, which focused on a range of issues regarding the life of the Church.
Pope Francis on Saturday met a group of permanent deacons from Rome Diocese and spoke to them about their role which he said is not a substitution for a priest or a bishop.
As South Africa commemorated National Youth Day on 16 June, the country’s Bishops call for racial harmony in schools and larger South African society.
The Office of Papal Charities has sent ventilators and medical equipment to 9 countries, in a sign of Pope Francis' support for nations struggling with the pandemic.
Pope Francis names Fr Luigi Maria Epicoco, from the Archdiocese of L’Aquila, Italy, as ecclesiastical assistant for the Dicastery for Communication and editorialist for L’Osservatore Romano. In an interview with Vatican News, Fr Epicoco describes communication as a channel for communion.
The Holy See, Italy, and the United Kingdom are joining forces to host a pre-COP26 event showcasing the contribution faith and religion can make in combating climate change, at which Pope Francis will likely be present.
The permanent representative of the Holy See to the OSCE, Monsignor Janusz Urbańczyk, recommends joint efforts in tackling the deep-rooted causes of trafficking in persons through promoting policies capable of guaranteeing work for everyone, while respecting their human dignity.
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