Posted on 01/15/2021 12:33 PM ()
Pope Francis expresses his closeness and assures his prayers to all those affected by an earthquake in the Indonesian island of Sulawesi where search and rescue operations are underway.
Posted on 01/15/2021 12:02 PM ()
Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City and USCCB committee Chairman for Domestic Justice and Human Development reiterates calls to put an end to the use death penalty as several US federal death-row inmates face imminent execution.
Posted on 01/15/2021 11:59 AM ()
The head of the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) has expressed concern over the humanitarian situation in the Tigray region of Ethiopia.
Posted on 01/15/2021 11:00 AM ()
The Catholic aid organisation Misereor calls on the European Union to provide all people with fair and rapid access to vaccines against the coronavirus after it became known that only 13% of the world's population has already secured half of the Covid-19 vaccines.
Posted on 01/15/2021 09:27 AM ()
United Nations agencies and Caritas Bangladesh have swung into action to help Rohingya refugees who lost their homes and everything they owned in a 14 January fire in their camp in Nayapara.
Posted on 01/15/2021 07:13 AM ()
Catholic institutions report a worrying rise in Covid-19 cases in the Amazon Basin, as Brazilian hospitals buckle under pressure amid the discovery of new coronavirus variants.
Posted on 01/15/2021 07:11 AM ()
A new report by the UN Environment Programme UNEP, published on Thursday, urges nations to step up their commitment to climate action in the face of rising temperatures and natural disasters.
Posted on 01/15/2021 05:10 AM ()
The 2021 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is celebrated from 18 to 25 January. During this period, Christians are invited to pray for reconciliation and unity within the Church.
Posted on 01/15/2021 04:53 AM ()
A powerful earthquake struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi just after midnight Friday, damaging homes and buildings, triggering landslides and killing at least 34 people.
Posted on 01/14/2021 11:08 AM ()
CELAM’s President says universal access to the COVID-19 vaccine should be a priority in Latin America in 2021.