Posted on 12/2/2020 08:04 AM ()
The Preacher to the Pontifical Household, newly created Cardinal Raniero Cantalamessa, will begin a series of sermons for Advent this Friday, 4 December. The sermons will be delivered in the Paul VI Hall, due to the necessity of social distancing during the pandemic.
Posted on 12/2/2020 08:00 AM ()
The United Nations says that Ethiopia will allow aid into the country's Tigray region.
Posted on 12/2/2020 05:23 AM ()
The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery is marked annually on 2 December. It is a day set aside to raise awareness and to reinforce global efforts in combatting the scourge of modern slavery.
Posted on 12/2/2020 04:12 AM ()
Pope Francis appeals for prayers for Nigeria, where a group of terrorists killed over 100 farm labourers in the country’s northeast.
Posted on 12/2/2020 04:07 AM ()
Reflecting on blessing as an essential dimension of prayer, Pope Francis in his General Audience says that our response to the God who blesses is also by blessing. We do it through the prayer of praise, adoration and thanksgiving.
Posted on 12/2/2020 03:26 AM ()
The Council of Cardinals gathered virtually on Tuesday afternoon for their regularly scheduled meeting.
Posted on 12/1/2020 12:56 PM ()
Authorities in Cairo have suspended an investigation into the 2016 murder of Italian researcher Giulio Regeni.
Posted on 12/1/2020 10:34 AM ()
The Vatican’s Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development announces a new, intuitive website dedicated to Pope Francis’ encyclical "Fratelli tutti".
Posted on 12/1/2020 10:15 AM ()
In a video message for his December prayer intention, Pope Francis speaks about the power of prayer to change reality and our hearts, and prays that, through a life of prayer, we may nourish our relationship with Jesus Christ.
Posted on 12/1/2020 10:02 AM ()
As Covid-related restrictions encroach on family gatherings at Christmas, one Catholic community in Rome is offering people everywhere the chance to refresh their holiday cheer by giving to those in need.