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An evangelised community that evangelises

Diocese of Mthatha Bishop and President of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC), Sithembile Sipuka has spoken at great length about the importance of the Bishops’ new Pastoral Plan.

Martyrdom of 13 killed in Spain, Guatemala recognized

Pope Francis has authorized the Congregation for the Causes of Saints to promulgate 8 decrees that take the cause of 19 men and women closer to sainthood. The martyrdom of 13 of them has been cleared for beatification.

Pope at Mass: Jealousy leads to war

During his daily Mass at the Casa Santa Marta, Pope Francis warns us of the “worm of jealousy” that leads to misjudgement and competition.

Knock Shrine to play significant role at “Word of God” Mass

The Archbishop of Tuam in Ireland speaks about the involvement of the National Marian Shrine at Knock at Sunday’s celebration for the inaugural “Sunday of the Word of God”.

Pope: no to false, destructive stories, tell the good that unites

The message of Pope Francis for the 54th World Communications Day has as its theme, “That you may tell your children and grandchildren (Ex 10:2), Life becomes history”. Highlighting the value of storytelling, the Pope underscores how urgent it is also for the Catholic world to overcome the temptation of destructive stories. The annual day, which is marked on the Sunday before Pentecost, falls on May 24, this year.

Pope's Message for World Day of Social Communication: Full Text

Pope Francis releases his annual message for the Word Day of Social Communication, a reflection on the Biblical text Exodus 10:2: "That you may tell your children and grandchildren".

Holy See urges open, constructive dialogue in Middle East

Monsignor Fredrik Hansen, Chargé d’Affaires ad interim of the Holy See’s Permanent Observer Mission to the United Nations in New York, on Wednesday spoke at a Security Council debate on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.

At least 19 people killed in attack in South Sudan

At least 19 people die and dozens more are wounded in an attack in the disputed Abyei region in South Sudan.

Egmont Group lifts suspension of the Vatican Financial Information Authority

The President of the Vatican’s Financial Information Authority, Carmelo Barbagallo, announces the lifting of the suspension placed on it by the Egmont Group, and says it can now resume its collaboration with its peers in other countries.

‘Gospel Truth’ for January 26, 2020

Listen to this week's edition of our reflections on the Gospel reading for the third Sunday in ordinary time, where Jesus says, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” Prepared by the late Jill Bevilacqua.