Posted on 05/21/2022 04:14 AM ()
In decrees approved on Saturday, Pope Francis approves the canonization of Blessed Giovanni Battista Scalabrini and Blessed Artemide Zatti; recognizes a miracle attributed to Spanish laywoman Maria de la Concepción Barrecheguren y García; and recognizes the heroic virtues of seven Servants of God.
Posted on 05/21/2022 04:00 AM ()
Pope Francis pays tribute to Italy's most widely circulated Catholic magazine, "Famiglia Cristiana," and encourages readers and staff to follow in the footsteps of its founder, Blessed Fr. James Alberione, who said to "sow good ideas so that they may bear good works."
Posted on 05/21/2022 03:37 AM ()
Côte d’Ivoire’s Catholic Bishops are meeting in the Archdiocese of Abidjan for their ordinary plenary assembly.
Posted on 05/21/2022 03:35 AM ()
Pope Francis meets the Brothers of the Christian Schools (FSC) and encourages them to continue evangelizing through education as the world experiences a new “educational emergency”.
Posted on 05/21/2022 03:01 AM ()
Pope Francis receives participants in an International Conference entitled “Nature in Mind: A new culture of nature for the defence of biodiversity,” inviting them to find “new, more integrated, shared itineraries” in order to promote sustainable development.
Posted on 05/20/2022 09:06 AM ()
At a press conference in Kyiv with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kukeba, the Vatican’s Secretary for Relations with States, Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, reiterates the Holy See’s “willingness to aid a genuine negotiating process, seeing it as the just route to a fair and permanent resolution.”
Posted on 05/20/2022 05:31 AM ()
Caritas Australia launches “the Africa Food Crisis Appeal” to provide urgently needed humanitarian aid to countries in the Horn of Africa, including Ethiopia, Somalia and Eritrea.
Posted on 05/20/2022 04:53 AM ()
Ukraine’s Ambassador to the Holy See talks about the significance of the visit to the war-torn country of the Vatican Secretary for Relations with States, and says authorities plan to rebuild with the utmost respect for the cultural, religious and ethnic diversities that make up the nation.
Posted on 05/20/2022 04:25 AM ()
Two Vatican dicasteries hold a listening session on the theme “The Church is your home: The contribution of persons with disabilities to the Synod on Synodality,” in order to give people with disabilities a voice in the synodal process.
Posted on 05/20/2022 03:50 AM ()
Laudato si’ Week, which takes place from the 22-29 May celebrates the seventh anniversary of Pope Francis' encyclical on the care of creation, and focuses on the seven objectives pursued in the Laudato si’ Action Platform.