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Justice shortfall for Mexican women

Mexico`s Attorney General is demanding urgent action, because the vast majority of crimes against women aren`t being investigated properly, remaining unsolved and unpunished. His call comes on the heels of a statement by the Mexican Catholic Bishops’ Conference calling for protection of the lives and of the dignity of women and demanding the State take responsibility for the murders of so many vulnerable women and girls.

Church in Kuala Lumpur promotes Care for our Common Home during Lent

In Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur’s Archdiocesan Office for Human Development (AOHD) launches a Lenten campaign on the theme “Caring for our common home” and promotes "Laudato sí" parishes.

Looking forward to Ash Wednesday with Pope Francis at Sant’Anselmo

Fr Bernard Eckerstorfer is the Rector of the Pontifical University of Sant’Anselmo. He says he is looking forward to participating in the Ash Wednesday liturgical ceremonies with Pope Francis.

Cardinal Bo urges “universal brotherhood” and prayer in fight against COVID-19

As the entire world is grappling with the COVID-19 (coronavirus), the president of Asia’s Catholic bishops is urging for prayers and universal brotherhood to help overcome the menace.

Pope at Mass: Service, not titles, is the measure of greatness in the Church

Pope Francis warns against passions and against envy and gossip, in his homily at the daily Mass at Casa Santa Marta. Worldliness, he says, is the enemy of God, because the Lord calls us to humility.

Israeli jets strike targets in Syria, Gaza

The Isreali Air Force has struck the Islamic Jihad militant group in both Gaza and Syria, after the group fired a barrage of rockets at Israel.

Mexican bishops appeal for the safety and dignity of women and girls

Mexican bishops are calling for respect for women, for the promotion of their dignity, and for the defence of their freedom and integrity.

Italian Bishops address spread of coronavirus

The President of the Italian Episcopal conference outlines how the Church is working with civil authorities to fight the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Ash Wednesday: Nigerian Catholics to wear black against violence

Nigerian Catholics to participate in Ash Wednesday procession against insecurity

Catholic Relief Services rolls out Lenten campaign

The initiative called the “Rice Bowl” aims to "reflect on the challenge of world hunger and the responsibility of each individual to respond to the needs of the global human family".