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Pope: Misguided concern for Church reputation should not sideline abuse victims' welfare

In a video message to a 3-day conference in Warsaw, Poland, on safeguarding children from abuse in the Church, Pope Francis hopes such efforts will bring about real and reliable change.

Angolan delegation to the Eucharistic Congress expresses joy at participation.

The Eucharistic Congress was an opportunity to share our hope and joy in the Blessed Eucharist, says Bishop Luzizila Kiala, head of the Angolan delegation to the Congress.

Pope to Rome's faithful: Synodality expresses the nature of the Church

In a discourse to the faithful of the Diocese of Rome, Pope Francis describes the Synodal process due to begin in October and the importance of the diocese as the Church works together to feel part of “one great people”.

US Bishops welcome inclusion of legalization of undocumented immigrants in budget reconciliation bill

The chairman of the USCCB's Committee on Migration, Bishop Mario Dorsonville, expresses the US bishops' support for language to be included in the forthcoming budget reconciliation bill that, if enacted, would provide legalization with a pathway to citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants in the United States.

Irish Churches to mark Partition of Ireland

Irish Church leaders to mark the Partition of Ireland and the formation of Northern Ireland with a Service of Reflection and Hope.

Pope receives Irish president in audience

Pope Francis met Friday morning with Irish President Michael Higgins

Pope: Catechists are evangelizers who transmit the Eucharist they live

Pope Francis on Friday met representatives of the European bishops’ conferences who are responsible for catechesis. They were in Rome for a Vatican meeting.

Pope to sick and elderly priests: You are bearers of dreams charged with memory

Pope Francis writes to elderly and sick priests in the Italian region of Lombardy, reminding them of their role as bearers of dreams for younger generations, and encouraging them to live old age and illness as a privilege.

Holy See: Access to safe drinking water basic human right

Chargé d'Affairs of the Vatican's Permanent Mission to the UN in Geneva says access to safe drinking water is a basic human right.

Weekly Realign Resources for Mission Update, September 16, 2021

Weekly Realign Resources for Mission Update, September 16, 2021 David Kerr Thu, 09/16/2021 - 02:02 PM