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Safeguarding during Covid-19: A Victim’s Perspective

Almost 500 people from 70 countries registered for a webinar sponsored by the International Safeguarding Conference on the theme “A Safer Church” on Friday afternoon.

Why we pray during a global pandemic

During times of great uncertainty, small moments of meaning inevitably emerge that invite us to think differently about our present situation.

Russia admits higher Covid-19 deathtoll amid journalist detentions

Russian authorities admit that more people have died of Covid-19 than previously disclosed. The government is also accused of misusing the pandemic to suppress dissent by detaining journalists and other critics.

Covid-19 and the future of the European economy

In an interview with Vatican Radio, the CEO of Social Justice Ireland talks about the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic and the path forward.

Covid-19: Masses resume in Timor-Leste churches

The resumption of Masses, under continuing health protocols, comes after no new Covid-19 cases were reported in the last two weeks. However, the government has extended the state of emergency by a month.

Venezuelan Bishops appeal for transformative national plan

In a message issued on Thursday, the Venezuelan Episcopal Conference denounces the situation of suffering experienced by Venezuelans and appeals for social, economic and political transformation.

Webinars aim to strengthen Church’s safeguarding best practices

A new series of web seminars is intended to strengthen safeguarding good practice throughout the world, and to help safeguarding professionals reach out to victims.

How to pray the Rosary with the Pope on Saturday

Join Pope Francis in praying the Rosary on Saturday, 30 May, for an end to the Covid-19 pandemic. Ways to participate are indicated below.

Pope sends blessing to Churches in UK and Ireland for Day for Life

Pope Francis sends his blessings to the Catholic Church in the UK and Ireland for the annual Day for Life, and invites everyone to uphold the dignity of every human life.

Nobel Peace Prize winner calls for culture of solidarity

The founder of Servizio Paz y Justicia, and Nobel Peace Prize winner Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, speaks to Vatican Media about Covid-19 in Latin America and the need for a culture of solidarity.