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Pope John Paul I – a miracle clears him for beatification

Pope Francis has authorized the Congregation for the Causes of Saints to promulgate the decree on a miraculous healing attributed to the intercession of Pope John Paul I.

Pope John Paul I on the road to sainthood

Pope Francis authorizes the promulgation of a Decree advancing the cause for the beatification of Pope John Paul I. The heroic virtues of other holy men and women were also recognized as were the martyrdoms of two Argentinean priests.

Nigeria: Bandits attack Seminary in Kaduna, abduct 3 seminarians

A group of gunmen attacked Christ the King Major Seminary, Kaduna, northern Nigeria on Monday, injuring several seminarians and kidnapping three.

Pope: Christian freedom leads to welcoming people and cultures

Pope Francis says that, freed by grace and love, Christianity is able to welcome every people and culture, and in turn opens peoples and cultures to greater freedom.

G20 discusses Afghanistan at special summit

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi hosts a special summit of the Group of 20 major economies on Tuesday to discuss Afghanistan, as concerns grow about a looming humanitarian crisis following the Taliban's return to power.

U.S. bishops welcome new Presidential Determination on Refugee Admissions

US bishops commend the Biden Administration for increasing to 125,000 the number of refugees who can enter the United States in the new fiscal year. In a statement issued on Monday, they also call on Congress to sustain the Refugee Admissions Program for the next four decades and beyond.

Let us be inspired by St. Joseph in the synodal process

In an interview with Vatican media, Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of People, talks about his devotion to St. Joseph in this Special Year dedicated to the holy figure, and says we can all find inspiration in his virtues.

UN chief: Afghanistan facing “make or break moment”

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urges the Taliban to guarantee the rights and freedoms of Afghans, especially of women, saying they are crucial to stopping Afghanistan from slipping into the abyss.

Cardinal Nichols: The synodal process is focused on listening

The president of the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales highlights the importance of listening in the synodal process leading up to the XVI Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod on synodality

UNICEF: Record number of migrant children crossing Darien jungle

The United Nations Children Educational Fund (UNICEF) draws attention to the increasing number of migrants crossing the Darien jungle on their way to the United States, including nearly 19,000 children this year.