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Irish Bishops decry UK 'amnesty' for Troubles

The Catholic Bishops of Northern Ireland say the UK Troubles' legacy plan won't help reconciliation.

Call to end Afghan violence as talks continue

Fifteen diplomatic missions in Afghanistan urge the Taliban to halt their military offensives.

UNICEF: Children without parental care more vulnerable amid pandemic

UNICEF highlights the increased vulnerability of children left without parental care due to challenges brought about by the pandemic and the massive Covid-19 global death toll.

Card. Bo warns Myanmar: United we save lives; divided we will bury thousands

With the pandemic, a resumed conflict and a collapsed economy wracking the impoverished nation, Cardinal Charles Bo, yet again, is asking his people, especially the military, to lay down their guns and join hands in fighting the common enemy, the virus.

Nigeria: Bishop Badejo’s goodwill message as Muslims celebrate Eid-el-Kabir.

On the occasion of Eid-el-Kabir, Nigerian Bishop sends a message of goodwill to Muslims.

Cardinal Parolin: Holy See and Monaco working for human dignity

The Vatican Secretary of State visits the Principality of Monaco for the 40th anniversary of the Convention signed between the Holy See and Monaco in 1981. He says the visit is to encourage the mission of the Church and the values of the Gospel.

Fraternity is the most valuable medal

Tokyo prepares to host the Olympic Games in the shadow of the pandemic. Pope Francis' teaching on sport shows the way to build harmony among peoples.

Pope expresses gratitude to Gemelli Hospital medical staff

In a letter, Pope Francis conveys his gratitude to Rome’s Gemelli Hospital administration and staff where he was recently hospitalized for a scheduled surgery. He describes the hospital as a place that takes care of both body and heart.

Assassinated Haitian President's wife returns to the country

The wife of slain Haitian President, Jovenel Moise, returns to Haiti showing great bravery, fortitude and courage. Upon learning of the assassination, Pope Francis joined the Haitian bishops in an appeal for an end to the spiral of violence in the nation.

Nigerian villagers abducted in raid

Gunmen have abducted at least 60 people in north-western Nigeria after raiding five villages.