Posted on 08/18/2019 09:12 AM ()
A US-led effort to get North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons will continue this week as US envoy Stephen Biegun holds talks in Japan and South Korea, amid a deepening rift between the two neighbors.
Posted on 08/18/2019 08:57 AM ()
A suicide bomber killed at least 63 people on Saturday at a wedding ceremony in the Afghan capital, Kabul, with the so-called Islamic State claiming responsibility for the attack.
Posted on 08/18/2019 08:47 AM ()
North Macedonia's government faces an uphill battle in efforts to re-label public statues of historical figures, as vandals opposing the move have already removed several plaques.
Posted on 08/18/2019 04:08 AM ()
At the Angelus prayer on Sunday, Pope Francis reminds us that Jesus brought the fire of God’s love upon earth, to overcome apathy and open our hearts to the needs of others.
Posted on 08/17/2019 13:03 PM ()
Pope Francis sends a letter of congratulation for a new hospital boat, which arrived on Saturday in the Archdiocese of Belém do Pará in Brazil.
Posted on 08/17/2019 07:27 AM ()
In a newly released pastoral letter, the Burmese Cardinal Charles Bo reflects on “God’s love for the people and nations of Asia.”
Posted on 08/17/2019 05:52 AM ()
Pope Francis greets participants in a friendship meeting taking place in the Italian city of Rimini, and urges them to show the Lord’s face to their contemporaries who are burdened by life.
Posted on 08/16/2019 10:05 AM ()
On the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Pope Francis sends a message to the Archbishop Michel Aupetit and the faithful of the Archdiocese of Paris, inviting them to be “builders of a new humanity rooted in Jesus Christ”.
Posted on 08/16/2019 02:10 AM ()
A recent UNICEF report reveals a dramatic increase in the number of children murdered, maimed, or recruited into armed groups, in the Republic of Mali.
Posted on 08/15/2019 05:19 AM ()
Pope Francis accompanies the opening of the Cuida Centre for the prevention of abuse in Chile, with a video message in which he thanks those involved in promoting this project.