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Court rejects bail for elderly Indian Jesuit priest

A special anti-terrorism court has denied bail to Father Stan Swamy, accused of links with terrorism. Cardinal Gracias urges prayers for the Jesuit.

It’s time for the jobless, homeless and landless to raise our voices

Rose Molokoane speaks on behalf the homeless, landless and poor at a meeting of Popular Movements and the Vatican’s Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development on Saturday.

Pope: The Church, world need Mary’s motherhood and womanhood

Pope Francis on Saturday met the students and staff Rome’s Pontifical Theological Faculty "Marianum" and shared with them a reflection on Mary’s motherhood and womanhood.

Pope receives Pedro Sánchez Pérez-Castejón

Pope Francis receives Pedro Sánchez Pérez-Castejón, Spain's Prime Minister, on Saturday.

Pope appoints Archbishop Pizzaballa Patriarch of Jerusalem

Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, who has been serving as the Apostolic Administrator of Jerusalem, now becomes the Patriarch of Jerusalem.

Winner finally announced in Bolivian presidential election

The left leaning Movement Towards Socialism Party in Bolivia and its victorious Candidate Luis Arce, win a resounding Presidential Election victory.

Popular movements and Vatican to discuss Pope's three T proposal

The Vatican and Popular Movements from around the world meet virtually on Saturday to discuss some of the topics Pope Francis addressed in a letter to Popular Movements and his new encyclical "Fratelli tutti".

Europe struggles to contain coronavirus infections

European governments are battling to contain a massive wave of new coronavirus infections. In the most dramatic move so far this season, the French government is imposing a curfew on two-thirds of the country, after strict measures in other nations, including Eastern Europe.

Irish Bishop encourages care for elderly persons amid Covid-19 crisis

As countries around the world continue to implement measures to stem the spread of the ongoing pandemic, Bishop Michael Router of Armagh reminds the faithful to reach out to the vulnerable and elderly who are often easily forgotten.

Pope meets with Zayed Award judging panel

The Zayed Award for Human Fraternity judging panel meets for the first time on Friday to find formulate procedure and rules. The Award provides "the opportunity to nominate all personalities and institutions that have made significant contributions to the service of humanity from around the world.”