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Covid-19: One new case registered in Vatican

As one new case of Coronavirus is reported in the Vatican on Thursday, the Director of the Holy See Press Office says the Holy See and Vatican City State are adhering to strict measures in order to safeguard staff.

Nigerian COVID-19 survivor recounts experience

Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi, the Executive Director of StandtoEndRape, who contracted COVID-19 during a post-Commonwealth event in the United Kingdom, has recounted her experience in the isolation ward.

Feast of Vesakh: An opportunity for compassion and fraternity

In a message for the Buddhist feast of Vesakh, the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue invites Buddhists and Christians to promote a culture of compassion and fraternity.

Covid-19: EU Christian leaders call for unity and solidarity

Catholic and Protestant leaders in Europe call for renewed commitment to European values and solidarity in the face of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.

Covid-19: Greece quarantines migrant camp

Greek authorities say a migrant camp in the country has been quarantined after 20 asylum seekers tested positive for coronavirus.

Pope prays for the homeless and those who suffer out of sight

During morning Mass on Thursday, Pope Francis turned his thoughts to those who are living this time of sorrow and fear, hidden in the cracks of society. (playback included)

Global rise in domestic violence cases since coronavirus lockdown

As the number of people in lockdown increases, so do the victims of domestic violence, now forced to spend each day with their perpetrators.

Pope appoints archbishop in Bloemfontein, South Africa

Bishop Zolile Peter Mpambani of Kokstad has been transferred to Bloemfontein as Archbishop.

A votive Mass “in time of pandemic” and a new prayer for Good Friday

The Congregation for Divine Worship adds an intention to the Solemn Intercessions during the Celebration of the Lord’s Passion and proposes a votive Mass taking into consideration the crisis in which the world is living

Pope: Jesus is a faithful friend, He accompanies and never disappoints

During the General Audience on Wednesday morning, Pope Francis reminds us that Jesus is a faithful friend, and invites us to call on the intercession of Pope Saint John Paul II.