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Mexico struggles to inoculate covid-struck population

Mexico, which is globally the third worst country affected by the covid-19 pandemic, is struggling hard to gain vaccines and with relatively few inoculated, the virus is still wreaking havoc.

Chaldean Patriarch: It is wrong to expect Pope to solve Iraq’s problems

The Chaldean Catholic Patriarch of Baghdad urges those writing on social media about Pope Francis' visit to Iraq to be “more positive and supportive of everything” in order to make it a success.

Pope on sports: "A pathway to life, maturity and holiness"

Pope Francis meets with the president, coach and players of Italy's Sampdoria football team of Genoa.

Pope Francis approves the 2021 budget of the Holy See

The Pope approved the 2021 Budget of the Holy See on Thursday. Despite the heavy economic impact created by the Covid-19 pandemic, employment security continues to be a priority for Pope Francis amid these trying times.

Pope sends message to “Respira Perú” campaign organizers

The Holy Father sends a message to the collaborators of the “Respira Perú” initiative prior to a second telethon scheduled to take place on Saturday aimed at donating more oxygen plants and medical equipment to combat the Covid-19 pandemic in the country.

Holy Land: Franciscans offer virtual Way of the Cross during Lent

The Franciscan Custody of the Holy Land present a virtual Way of the Cross alternative for the faithful during Lent because for the second successive year, pilgrimages are not possible due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Vatican: No punishment for those who refuse Covid-19 vaccine

The Vatican City State Governorate releases a statement explaining a recent decree on the need to vaccinate employees who work in public-facing jobs, saying the directive seeks to strike a balance between protecting the community and an individual’s freedom of choice.

Pope to Proclaim the Promise Congress: 'Dream and look ahead!'

Pope Francis sends a video message to participants of the 2021 Religious Education Congress hosted online by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. This year marks the Congress's 65th anniversary and the 50th of its Youth Day. 56 speakers from around the US will give talks hoping to inspire and transform Church members in proclaiming the Gospel, giving voice to justice, and serving others.

Protection of minors: A balance is needed

As many churches in different countries prepare to mark a Day of Prayer for Victims and Survivors of Abuse, an interview with Dr Myriam Wijlens, a professor in canon law and member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, highlights the ongoing work of the Church to ensure the safety and the protection and dignity of all.

Pope gifts Roman Curia book on spirituality to accompany annual retreat

This year, the annual retreat for the Roman Curia will be observed individually from 21-26 February. To accompany this time of prayer, Pope Francis has gifted the participants a book on spirituality titled “Abbi a cuore il Signore.”