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Pope Francis: ‘hear the cry of the poor’

Pope Francis celebrated Holy Mass on Sunday to mark the World Day of the Poor. Hundreds of homeless and poor people from Rome and surrounding areas were present to participate in the liturgy that took place in St. Peter's Basilica.

Pope Francis and the ‘spilled cup of coffee’

One of the protagonists of “Sharing the Wisdom of Time”, a book by ‘Pope Francis and friends’ speaks of his contribution to the publication and of his deep belief that the young and the old have a lot to learn from each other.

Ghana’s Bishops saddened by migration ask Caritas Ghana to step-in

As the Catholic Church commemorates World Day of the Poor, this Sunday, Ghanaian Bishops have been reflecting on poverty in the country, migration and youth unemployment among other concerns.

Card. Turkson urges limiting emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance

Cardinal Peter Turkson, the Prefect of the Department for the Service of Integral Human Development, released a message on the occasion of the World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW), Nov. 12-18.

Pope: Ratzinger Prize-winners help us turn our thoughts to God

Presiding at the Ratzinger Prize award ceremony, Pope Francis shared his sentiments of gratitude for the Pope Emeritus’ legacy and expressed appreciation for this year’s prize-winners.

Pope commends blind people's work for poorest and abandoned

Pope Francis on November 17 met some 400 members of the Apostolic Movement of the Blind on their 90th anniversary.

Ratzinger prize awarded to theologian and architect

Pope Francis awards the Ratzinger Prize to architect Mario Botta and theologian Marianne Schlosser on Saturday 17th of November.

Central African Republic: Massacre of civilians and religious

Violence continues in the Central African Republic, as a displaced persons camp operated by the Catholic Church is attacked. Militants also targeted the Cathedral and the Bishop’s residence in the southern city of Alindao.

EU Leaders warn Britain they won't renegotiate Brexit deal

European Union leaders have warned Britain that they will not renegotiate a draft deal on it leaving the EU, the process known as Brexit. Brussels fears that Britain's tense political situation could make a "no-deal" more likely.

Statement from Bishop Boyea on the accountability of bishops and status of the independent audit for the Diocese of Lansing

Statement from Bishop Boyea on the accountability of bishops and status of the independent audit for the Diocese of Lansing Michael Diebold Fri, 11/16/2018 - 04:17 PM