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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity – Biblical reflections Day 7

We bring you the seventh in a series of Biblical reflections for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, which has been jointly prepared by the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity and the Commission on Faith and Order of the World Council of Churches.

Pope Francis urges Church to be near to all in Latin America

Pope Francis sends a video message to the first Ecclesial Assembly of the Church in Latin America and the Caribbean, and urges Church leaders to listen to the faithful and to be united in prayer.

Pope recalls Word of God Sunday, urges all to read Bible

Recalling the celebration of the Sunday of the Word of God, Pope Francis urges all Christians to carry a pocket Bible and to read a few verses every day.

Pope prays for Nigerian homeless man found dead near St. Peter’s

Pope Francis prays for a homeless man from Nigeria who died just a few meters from St. Peter’s Square, and reminds journalists of their task to give first-hand witness to the truth.

Pope at Angelus: God calls us to conversion at every stage of life

At the Angelus address on Sunday, Pope Francis reminds Christians that every moment is the right time to convert our hearts toward love of God and neighbor.

Pope at Mass: God’s Word a love letter from the One who knows us best

In his homily at Mass for the Sunday of the Word of God, read by Archbishop Rino Fisichella, Pope Francis invites Christians to make time for Sacred Scripture, and emphasizes that God’s Word is one of consolation but also a call to conversion.

Mozambique: Tropical Cyclone Eloise downgraded to tropical storm

Barely two years after tropical Cyclone Idai and Cyclone Kenneth battered Mozambique, the country is now experiencing tropical cyclone Eloise which made landfall early Saturday.

Bishops urge Australia to sign Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

The Catholic Bishops of Australia are calling on the government to ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, saying the elimination of nuclear arms would contribute significantly to world peace.

Pope will not preside over upcoming celebrations due to sciatica

The Holy See Press Office announces that Pope Francis will be unable to preside over a series of appointments on Sunday and Monday, due to a recurrence of sciatica.

UK Covid-19 variant ‘may lead to increased mortality’

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warns that a new variant of the coronavirus may be associated with a higher level of mortality, though the two vaccines being used in the country appear to be effective.