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Pope Francis consecrates ‘Voice of the Unborn Bell’ for Zambia
Posted on 03/22/2023 06:46 AM ()
Ahead of Wednesday’s General Audience, Pope Francis solemnly blesses a “Voice of the Unborn” Bell, which will eventually peal in the Cathedral of Lusaka, Zambia.
Pope urges renewed consecration of Ukraine and Russia to Mary
Posted on 03/22/2023 04:02 AM ()
A year after he consecrated Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Pope Francis urges believers to never tire of "consecrating the cause of peace to the Queen of Peace."
Pope on World Water Day: No to water wars, abuse and waste
Posted on 03/22/2023 03:33 AM ()
Marking World Water Day Pope Francis reminds us that water is a primary necessity that must never be wasted, abused or serve as grounds for war.
Pope at Audience: The first means of evangelization is witness
Posted on 03/22/2023 03:14 AM ()
Pope Francis continues his weekly catechesis at his General Audience and urges all those present to re-read Saint Paul VI's Apostolic Exhortation "Evangelii nuntiandi", as each person goes forth in their journey of evangelizing and evangelization.
Conrad Hilton’s entrepreneurial spirit lives on through women religious
Posted on 03/21/2023 10:29 AM ()
Conrad Hilton is not only known for the hotel chain that bears his name. Because of him, and the legacy he left on his death, thousands, if not millions, of people have been helped through the grants the Hilton Foundation provides to women religious the world over.
Falling in love with Amazonia: a film
Posted on 03/21/2023 10:04 AM ()
Film director Estevão Ciavatta’s 3D experience, with the expert guidance of an indigenous chief, takes the viewer on an extraordinary journey through the world's largest rainforest threatened by mankind and climate change. The purpose: to raise awareness about its breathtaking beauty, to bring people closer together, to encourage them to care for this piece of Creation
Donors pledge to help to rebuild Türkiye and Syria
Posted on 03/21/2023 09:47 AM ()
Donors at a European Union-led conference pledge seven billion euros to help to rebuild Türkiye and Syria after last month’s devastating earthquakes.
Searching for new worlds using Vatican telescope
Posted on 03/21/2023 08:44 AM ()
Vatican Observatory Foundation announces astronomers from the Leibniz-Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP) and the Vatican Observatory (VO) teamed up to spectroscopically survey more than 1000 bright stars which are suspected to host their own exoplanets.
WCC joins appeals for better protecting holy sites in Jerusalem
Posted on 03/21/2023 06:10 AM ()
Following a series of attacks on Christian sites in Jerusalem, including the latest at the Church of Gethsemane, the World Council of Churches joins appeals to protect holy sites.
Highjacked by the Holy Spirit on the Camino de Santiago
Posted on 03/21/2023 05:10 AM ()
A new film, "Santiago: The Camino Within", will be released on 28 March 2023. As the director explains, it aims to inspire people to break free from the noise of daily life and to embrace evangelisation on a life-changing pilgrimage.