Posted on 06/18/2021 07:50 AM ()
The United Nations on Sunday marks its 20th World Refugee Day. Looking ahead to the observance, Caritas Europa describes the plight millions of people face worldwide as they seek refuge in countries that fight to send them back to where they are fleeing from.
Posted on 06/18/2021 07:32 AM ()
The United States Supreme Court upholds religious freedom in a unanimous ruling in the Fulton vs. Philadelphia case, which pitted a Catholic foster care agency against the Pennsylvanian city.
Posted on 06/18/2021 07:29 AM ()
Over 700 000 people lose their life to suicide every year says a new study by the UN’s health agency.
Posted on 06/18/2021 05:00 AM ()
The UK records over 10,000 daily coronavirus cases for first time since February. The current rise in infections is being blamed on the delta variant, which was first identified in India.
Posted on 06/18/2021 04:56 AM ()
The Office of Papal Charities has sent ventilators and medical equipment to 9 countries, in a sign of Pope Francis' support for nations struggling with the pandemic.
Posted on 06/17/2021 15:32 PM ()
Zambia’s founding President, Kenneth Kaunda, has died, aged 97.
Posted on 06/17/2021 09:06 AM ()
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres released a message on World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, June 17. The Catholic Church has also been advocating the protection of the environment and the planet.
Posted on 06/17/2021 07:20 AM ()
UNICEF and the Global Water Partnership in Africa highlight the need for joint efforts to combat water insecurity through increased investment in climate-resilient water infrastructure.
Posted on 06/17/2021 06:55 AM ()
The Irish Bishops' Conference concludes its Summer General Meeting with a statement appealing for peace in Myanmar, the Middle East, and Northern Ireland, and urging the faithful in the country to avail themselves of the COVID-19 vaccination programme.
Posted on 06/17/2021 05:01 AM ()
Father Aung Ling of Hakha Diocese was arrested on Wednesday in Kanpetlet town on suspicion of providing food to a civil resistance group. He was released later.