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Fr Barrios: EU bishops promoting human dignity in Brussels

Fr Manuel Barrios Prieto, the new Secretary General of COMECE, says European Bishops are working to put human dignity at the forefront of policy decisions in Brussels.

Holy See calls for boosting peaceful use of nuclear energy

Vatican Secretary for Relations with States, Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, on 16 September addressed the General Conference to the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Pope at Mass: compassion is the language of God

At the heart of Pope Francis’ reflection during morning Mass on Tuesday is the virtue of compassion which, he says, is the language of God, whilst often the language of man is that of indifference.

Zambian Bishops launch Catholic TV

Catholic Bishops of Zambia have started test transmission of the newly launched television station, ‘Lumen TV Zambia.’

Sainthood cause of 19th century martyrs in India takes major step

French missionaries, Fathers Nicolas Michael Krick and Augustin-Etienne Bourry, were killed 165 years ago in what is Arunachal Pradesh of India today, while on their way to Tibet.

Safeguarding must be imbedded into Church life across the globe

The 11th Ordinary Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors concludes in Rome, stressing the need to incorporate the safeguarding of minors into the life of the Church on a global level.

Nicaragua Bishops appeal for reconciliation

Nicaragua's Bishops Conference appeals for reconciliation between the Government of President Daniel Ortega and the protesting Opposition, in order to build a better future for each and every citizen. The appeal comes in a statement issued on Sunday, as part of National Independence Day Celebrations.

Pope to Italian State Railways: be more appealing, sustainable, inclusive

Pope Francis on 16 September received in audience in the Vatican, some 400 managers and employees of the Italian State Railways.

Pope and Malta President discuss migration

Pope Francis receives the President of Malta in audience in the Vatican.

Pope to TV journalists: Local news no less important than national news

Pope Francis addresses journalists and technical staff from Italian RAI Television’s local news channel to mark 40 years of its activity. Regional information, he tells them, communicates “the voice of the people”.