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Covid-19: US Bishops demand aid for poor and vulnerable

Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City, Chairman for Domestic Justice and Human Development of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) releases a statement urging for care for the poor and vulnerable in further consideration of Covid-19 relief legislation.

Pope grateful to Salesians for formation received as boy

On Sunday, the feast of Mary Help of Christians, Pope Francis recalled his childhood as a sixth-grader in a Salesian school in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

A prophetic encyclical: 25 years of Ut unum sint

A passionate appeal to all Christians to respond to Jesus’ prayer for the unity of His disciples: Pope John Paul II’s Encyclical helps us to see the reality of today’s Christian communities with a renewed ecumenical commitment.

Season of Creation to take place during special Laudato Si’ Year

As the Laudato Si’ Anniversary Year gets underway, the Secretary of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development urges Catholics to take part in the annual Season of Creation.

Cyclone Amphan: UN chief commends India, Bangladesh for saving lives

The United Nations chief commends India and Bangladesh for taking life-saving measures ahead of the deadly Cyclone Amphan. UN Secretary-General António Guterres also praises their effective relief efforts.

Netanyahu's corruption trial underway in Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's corruption trial is underway in Jerusalem, marking the first time a sitting prime minister has stood in a criminal trial.

Covid-19: Gratitude pours in for Pope’s nearness during lockdown

Countless messages and videos pour in as Catholics around the world express their heartfelt appreciation for Pope Francis’ live-streamed daily Mass during the lockdown.

Pope appoints scientist Eric Lander to Pontifical Academy of Sciences

Pope Francis names Professor Eric Lander as an Ordinary Member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences.

Covid-19: Greece reopens to tourists three weeks earlier than planned

Low coronavirus numbers have prompted Greece to reopen to tourists three weeks earlier than expected.

Pope renews ecumenical commitment on anniversary of Ut unum sint

In a letter marking the 25th anniversary of Saint John Paul II’s landmark encyclical “Ut unum sint”, Pope Francis calls for a renewed commitment to ecumenism.