Posted on 08/6/2020 03:34 AM ()
Survivors of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima remember the victims with a solemn commemoration, 75 years after the attack, as Catholic Bishops warn against growing threats to global peace.
Posted on 08/6/2020 03:05 AM ()
Pope Francis appoints thirteen new Members to the Vatican’s Council for the Economy.
Posted on 08/6/2020 03:01 AM ()
The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith affirms that Baptisms administered with modified formulas are invalid, including: “We baptize you in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit”.
Posted on 08/6/2020 02:52 AM ()
Pope Francis writes a message to the Governor of the Hiroshima Prefecture on the 75th anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing, expressing his closeness and calling for an end to the use of nuclear weapons.
Posted on 08/6/2020 02:24 AM ()
Hiroshima and Nagasaki were destroyed by two atomic bombs on 6 and 9 August 1945. Almost a year ago, Pope Francis visited both cities during his Apostolic Journey to Japan.
Posted on 08/6/2020 00:57 AM ()
Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich of Luxembourg, the president of the European bishops’ conferences, issues a message of condolence following Tuesday’s explosions in Beirut.
Posted on 08/5/2020 08:32 AM ()
Pope Francis visits the Basilica of Saint Mary Major on Wednesday afternoon, where he prays before the image of Our Lady, Salus Populi Romani.
Posted on 08/5/2020 07:59 AM ()
Caritas Internationalis launches an emergency plan to assist victims of Tuesday’s massive explosion at the port in Lebanon’s capital, Beirut.
Posted on 08/5/2020 07:18 AM ()
Fires fueled by strong Mediterranean winds have raced across multiple towns in the Marseille region of France, injuring at least 22 people. The troubles come as the nation struggles to prevent a second wave of coronavirus infections.
Posted on 08/5/2020 06:12 AM ()
The 83-year old veteran politician, a leading figure in the Northern Ireland peace process, died on August 3.