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Pope’s upcoming itinerary in Budapest and Slovakia is released

The itinerary for Pope Francis' Apostolic Visit to Budapest and Slovakia is released. His journey will take place from the 12-15 September 2021.

Pope Francis: Care is an expression of the heart

Pope Francis conveys his gratitude for the care he received during his recent hospitalization at the Gemelli Hospital in a letter to the Rector of the Sacred Heart Catholic University with which the hospital is affiliated. He highlights that the University, which celebrates 100 years this year, bears within its name, “the vocation of taking care of the human person.”

eSwatini: The Bishop of Manzini speaks on the crisis engulfing the Kingdom nation.

The usually quiet, Southern African, small Kingdom nation of eSwatini has been shaken in recent weeks by unprecedented protests that have led to violence, property damage, death and injuries.

Pope Francis saddened at loss of life in Iraq

In a telegram sent on Tuesday evening through the Vatican Secretary of State, Pope Francis sends condolences for those who died in the bombing in Baghdad and renews his appeal for reconciliation in Iraq.

Myanmar’s Loikaw Diocese provides health services where military has failed

Catholic dioceses across Myanmar continue to reach out to the suffering people as the 3rd wave of the Covid-19 pandemic wreaks havoc amid an ever-deteriorating crisis due to the military coup and the protests.

Cardinal Rai entrusts Lebanon to Saint Charbel

On the Feast of St. Charbel, celebrated last Sunday, Cardinal Béchara Raï, Patriarch of Antioch of the Maronites, prays for the intercession of the Saint of Lebanon to help the nation recover from one of the worst economic and political crises it has ever faced.

US Bishops urge Congress to act after ruling suspending DACA

Following a US federal judge’s recent ruling that bars new applications into the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, US Bishops are calling on Congress to pass laws that will provide legal status and a path to citizenship for immigrants.

Pope names new Bishop for Reno, USA

Bishop Daniel Henry Mueggenborg has been named to succeed Bishop Randolph Roque Calvo as head of the Diocese of Reno, Nevada, USA.

Cardinal Napier urges prayers for South Africa

Cardinal Wilfrid Napier, Archbishop Emeritus of Durban reflects on the recent days of unrest in South Africa and reiterates Pope Francis’ appeal for peace in the country.

The Popes in motion

The history of papal transportation unfolds along the 105 meter-long Carriage Pavilion in the Vatican Museums, commissioned in 1973 by Pope Paul VI to exhibit the means of transportation by which the Pontiffs moved along the course of time.