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Pope to Sisters of Charity: you are masters in walking the way of charity

Pope Francis addresses the Sisters of Charity on their 21st General Chapter and thanks them for their work in charity.

International Day of the Girl Child: educating girls for the future of all

Marking the annual International Day of the Girl Child, the new Superior General of the Congregation of the Apostolic Carmel talks about her Order's mission to empower girls through education, for their good and for the good of all.

Iraqis vote for new parliament

Iraqis have been voting in a parliamentary election which is being held early in response to mass protests.

Pope encourages Russian Catholics to pursue unity

Pope Francis sends a message to the Apostolic Administrators of Latin-Rite Catholics in Russia marking the 30th anniversary of their establishment.

Pope at Angelus: Salvation is a gift, not a bargaining chip

Pope Francis tells the faithful that Christian life is a gift, based not on our abilities and our plans, but on God’s loving gaze.

Pope: Celebrating Synod means walking together on the same road

Pope Francis celebrated Mass at St Peter’s Basilica for the solemn opening of the Synod of Bishops, which will take place in three stages over the next two years.

Sr. Gloria is free!

Franciscan Nun Sister Gloria Cecelia Narvaez, kidnapped in 2017 in Mali, is finally free and in good health and sparkling good spirits. She was greeted by Pope Francis on Sunday morning at the Mass celebrated for the start of the Synodal process.

Bomber kills worshippers in Afghanistan

A suicide bomber kills and wounds worshippers at a Shiite mosque in northern Afghanistan, in the 3rd deadly attack this week targeting a religious institution.

Cardinal Hollerich calls for solidarity with refugees

The President of COMECE, the Commission of the Bishops' Conferences of the European Union, expresses concern about the situation of migrants and asylum seekers in vulnerable situations on the Eastern borders of Europe

'The Pope and the Grand Imam': Pope receives new book by Judge Abdulsalam

Last Monday, October 4, Grand Imam Al-Tayeb was received in audience by the Pontiff, along with the secretary-general of the Higher Committee of Human Fraternity, the author of the volume that recounts the history and choices that led to the signing of the Abu Dhabi Declaration in 2019.