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Posted on 03/2/2024 09:39 AM ()
As the Church marks the Third Sunday of Lent, Fr. Marion Nguyen, OSB, offers his thoughts on the day’s liturgical readings reflecting on wicked zeal and on good zeal that leads to God and everlasting life.
Posted on 03/2/2024 09:11 AM ()
Kenya signs an agreement with Haiti, offering the beleaguered Caribbean nation a peacekeeping force, but opposition politicians are already seeking to block the move.
Posted on 03/2/2024 06:23 AM ()
In a statement posted on Friday 1 March, the Patriarchs and Heads of the Churches in Jerusalem condemn the "wanton attack against innocent civilians" by the Israeli army the previous day in Gaza during a distribution of emergency food aid. They call for a "immediate and lengthy ceasefire."
Posted on 03/2/2024 06:22 AM ()
Pope Francis meets with the Chancellor of Germany, discussing the wars in Ukraine and the Middle East, as well as the refugee crisis.
Posted on 03/2/2024 05:03 AM ()
Addressing officials of the Tribunal of Vatican City State at the inauguration of its 95th judicial year, Pope Francis reminds them that the administration of justice requires the virtue of courage and humility in pursuing the truth and even in facing criticism.
Posted on 03/2/2024 05:00 AM ()
Pope Francis sends a message to all the children of the world ahead of the first “World Children’s Day” to encourage them to be united and listen to advice from grown-ups because, he says, their “pleases" and “thank yous" are the first step towards a better world.
Posted on 03/2/2024 04:55 AM ()
Pope Francis offers words of closeness and comfort to a group of parents who are mourning the loss of a child and suggests prayer can bring solace to the heart.
Posted on 03/2/2024 04:10 AM ()
Pope Francis appoints Archbishop Giovanni Gaspari from Pescara, Italy, as Apostolic Nuncio to Korea and Mongolia.
Posted on 03/2/2024 04:00 AM ()
Pope Francis makes some technical-lexical changes to the rules governing the Holy See's Supreme Tribunal. The changes are aimed at conforming the rules to the Pope's 2022 reform of the Roman Curia.
Posted on 03/1/2024 09:04 AM ()
Opposition activist Alexei Navalny, whose death remains unexplained, is buried in an Orthodox funeral service in Moscow.