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Carmelite nuns transform abandoned farm into monastery
Posted on 03/24/2023 08:11 AM ()
A community of nuns in the Czech Republic are building their own monastery with their own hands. A look behind the scenes!
Pope highlights need to help parents with hospitalized children
Posted on 03/24/2023 08:09 AM ()
Pope Francis sends a message for the inauguration of the "Casa Fabrizio Frizzi" in Milan, Italy, that assists parents with children who are hospitalized. He underscores the need to assist parents so they can be close to their children dealing with illness.
Good Friday collection a 'call to solidarity with Holy Land'
Posted on 03/24/2023 07:26 AM ()
The Prefect of the Dicastery for the Eastern Churches, Archbishop Claudio Gugerotti, appeals to the faithful around the world to support Christians in the Holy Land.
Archbishop Caccia: Water should harm neither human nor environment
Posted on 03/24/2023 07:18 AM ()
Addressing a UN conference on water, Archbishop Gabriele Caccia speaks on behalf of the Holy See, asking for clean, available and safe water for all, everywhere.
Vatican message for Ramadan urges promoting culture of friendship
Posted on 03/24/2023 05:52 AM ()
The Vatican’s Dicastery for Interreligious Dialogue releases message for Islam’s holy month of Ramadan and Id al-Fitr, urging both Christians and Muslims worldwide to join in building a “more peaceful, harmonious and joyful coexistence” as opposed to “a culture of hate” fuelled today by social media.
How the Polish Church helped and rescued Jews during WWII
Posted on 03/24/2023 05:47 AM ()
New research shows that many Jews received help during the Holocaust from about 100 Catholic religious orders in more than 500 facilities and from over 700 diocesan priests in 600 localities in occupied Poland, according to a new book entitled "Wartime Rescue of Jews by the Polish Catholic Clergy" presented at the Catholic University of Lublin.
Pope tells bereaved families of Polish miners 'sometimes anger is prayer'
Posted on 03/24/2023 05:12 AM ()
Pope Francis receives in audience the families of Polish miners who died in two coal mine accidents in April 2022 and prays with them in silence.
“A Word that Goes Beyond Death”
Posted on 03/24/2023 04:23 AM ()
"To proclaim Christ means demonstrating that believing in Him and following Him is not only something right and just, but also beautiful. The Heart of the Gospel is the beauty of God’s salvific love manifested in Jesus Christ, crucified and risen.” Inspired by these words of Pope Francis, the collaboration between the Vatican Museums and Vatican News continues as we present various masterpieces from the Pontifical collection accompanied by the words of the Popes.
Cardinal Cantalamessa warns against losing sacredness of liturgy
Posted on 03/24/2023 04:00 AM ()
Cardinal Raniero Cantalamessa, the Preacher of the Papal Household, delivers his fourth sermon for Lent 2023 to Pope Francis and Roman Curia.
Pope reiterates call to ensure fundamental human right to water
Posted on 03/23/2023 11:37 AM ()
Pope Francis sends a message to participants in an event connected to the framework of the UN Water Conference taking place in New York, and calls for “concrete and effective” action to ensure the universal human right to access water, calling it is a right to life.