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Pope’s condolence for victims of shooting in Germany

Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin has sent a message on behalf of Pope Francis, expressing his sorrow for those killed and their families, in the shooting in Hanau.

With dialogue, anything is possible

Georges Salines and Azdyne Amimour are two fathers of families. On 13 November 2015, the evening of the terrorist attack on the Bataclan in Paris, their children met under horrifying circumstances...

Catholics mark birth centenary of Bangladesh's first sainthood candidate

Archbishop Ganguly, the first native Bengali Archbishop of Dhaka, was known for his humility, modesty and love for the poor. His sainthood cause was initiated in 2006.

Pope: Re-aquire true meaning of law in the Church

Pope Francis receives in audience members of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts, and emphasizes the pastoral nature of canon law.

Pope to Orthodox priests and monks: May we share gifts of the Holy Spirit

Pope Francis greets participants in a study visit of young priests and monks of the Oriental Orthodox Churches, and encourages them to share the gift of the Spirit as they learn more about the Catholic Church.

The opening of the Pius XII archives: a visual preview

On March 2nd, the Vatican Apostolic Library will open the Holy See’s archives on the pontificate of Pope Pius XII between the years 1939 to 1958. This video, produced by Vatican Media, offers a first glimpse into those archives, and a look at what researchers and scholars can expect to see.

Syria: Church perseveres in spite of war

Archbishop Samir Nassar, of the Maronites (Syria) speaks on the presence of the Church in war-torn Syria.

Indian Church urges government to stop pseudo nationalism

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI) released a statement on Feb. 19 at the end of its 34th plenary assembly, calling for dialogue, reciprocal respect and collaboration among the country’s religious traditions and cultures for the common good.

Fr Joulain: Protection of minors is not about a witch-hunt

A specialist on sexual and spiritual abuse discusses the progress made one year after the Vatican held a top-level meeting on the Protection of Minors in the Church.

Pope Francis: The power of education for a more fraternal humanity

Pope Francis addresses participants of the Plenary of the Congregation for Catholic Education, urging them to “unite efforts in a broad educational alliance to form mature people, capable of overcoming fragmentation and opposition and rebuild the fabric of relationships for a more fraternal humanity".