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Pope to visit Myanmar in November?

Mon, 2017-08-07 12:36

Pope Francis will visit Myanmar in November, according to Church sources there.

Papal message to Asian Youth Day

Mon, 2017-08-07 12:24

Pope Francis sent a video greeting to participants in the 7th Asian Youth Day, which closed on Sunday in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

Pope prays at tomb of Paul VI on anniversary of death

Mon, 2017-08-07 07:16

On August 6, the anniversary of death of Bl. Paul VI, Pope Francis visited the crypt of the Vatican basilica to pray at the tomb of his predecessor.

Italian Cardinal Tettamanzi dead at 83

Mon, 2017-08-07 07:12

Cardinal Dionigi Tettamanzi, the retired Archbishop of Milan, died on August 5 at the age of 83.

Papal message to Church in Peru

Mon, 2017-08-07 06:57

Pope Francis has sent a video message to the Church in Peru, where he will be visiting next January.

Deadly gunfire at Nigerian Catholic church

Mon, 2017-08-07 06:43

Gunmen burst into a Catholic church in Nigeria’s Ekwusigo state on Sunday, August 6, killing at least eleven people and wounding many others.

Puerto Rican religious leaders thank Congress for debt-relief legislation

Mon, 2017-08-07 06:37

Christian leaders in Puerto Rico have sent a message of thanks to the US Congress for approving legislation to restructure the debt of the island’s government.

Keep priests safe, bishop asks laity in troubled Congo diocese

Mon, 2017-08-07 06:32

A bishop in the Democratic Republic of Congo has appealed to young Catholics to “keep their priests safe” in a region torn by violence.

Kurdish leader urges Christian support for independence effort

Mon, 2017-08-07 06:22

Christians will be “protected at all levels” in an independent Kurdistan, the leader of a Kurdish independence movement in the Iraqi region has promised.

Cameroon: bishop was killed for opposing gay clerics, priest charges

Mon, 2017-08-07 06:14

Bishop Jean Marie Benoit Bala of Bafia, Cameroon, was murdered because he opposed homosexuals in the clergy, according to a leading priest in his diocese.

Transfiguration is focus of Pope’s Sunday audience

Mon, 2017-08-07 05:45

The feast of the Transfiguration “offers a message of hope” for the faithful, Pope Francis said at his Angelus audience on Sunday, August 6.

‘Pope loves China,’ visiting prelate tells Beijing audience

Fri, 2017-08-04 08:10

“Pope Francis loves China and loves the people of China,” Bishop Marcelo Sanchez Sorondo told an audience in Beijing.

African archbishop will boycott Anglican conference, citing discord on homosexuality

Fri, 2017-08-04 06:40

The Anglican archbishop of Uganda has announced that he will not attend a conference of Anglican leaders in October, because of sharp disagreements on issues of sexuality.

Vatican to host another population-control panel

Fri, 2017-08-04 06:37

The Pontifical Academy of Sciences has announced plans for another conference on climate change, at which several noted proponents of population control will speak.

‘Gene editing’ poses threat of eugenics, ethicist warns

Fri, 2017-08-04 06:22

The director of the Anscombe Bioethics Centre in England has raised the alarm about recent experiments in “genetic editing” of human embryos, saying that the procedure involves the acceptance of eugenics.

Retired Phoenix Bishop O’Brien accused of sexual abuse

Fri, 2017-08-04 06:13

Bishop Thomas O’Brien, the retired head of the Phoenix, Arizona diocese, has been accused of sexual abuse. The bishop denies the charge.

Vatican opposes Venezuelan government’s plan for new constitution

Fri, 2017-08-04 06:04

The Vatican has issued a statement urging the government of Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro to abandon its plans to install a new National Assembly and rewrite the country’s constitution.

Cardinal calls on President Trump to fulfill promise to end HHS mandate

Fri, 2017-08-04 00:12

The president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops called upon President Donald Trump to fulfill his promises to end the HHS mandate.

14.5 million Christians remain in Middle East

Thu, 2017-08-03 23:56

The Christian population in nine Middle Eastern states is 14,526,000, down from 14,740,000 in 2010, according to a report published by the Vatican newspaper.

Report: Vatican closed 8 churches in Baghdad

Thu, 2017-08-03 23:20

International Christian Concern, an organization that advocates on behalf of persecuted Christians, reported that the Vatican recently ordered the closure of eight churches in Baghdad.