Posted on 02/23/2021 12:23 PM ()
On Tuesday evening, Pope Francis sends a telegram to Italian President Sergio Mattarella noting the 'exemplary witness' of the Italian Ambassador, and the 'expert and generous service' of the police offier both slain in an attack on Monday.
Posted on 02/23/2021 08:59 AM ()
The wife of the jailed Mexican drug kingpin Chapo Guzman has been arrested in the United States. She's accused of drug trafficking and of helping him in previous jail break.
Posted on 02/23/2021 07:43 AM ()
Afghanistan launched its Covid-19 inoculation programme on Tuesday, despite a surge in violence in the war-ravaged country.
Posted on 02/23/2021 07:32 AM ()
Condolence messages pour in from religious and civil authorities in the wake of the brutal killings of Luca Attanasio, the Italian Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo; a police officer; and their driver on Monday during a field trip in the east of the country.
Posted on 02/23/2021 07:15 AM ()
We present Federica and Bali, two young entrepreneurs who manage a sustainable clothing business in Verona and who opened a textile factory in India. Through their dedication, that recalls the principles of Pope Francis’s Encyclical "Laudato si’," they offer dignified work and just wages to many families in Rajastan.
Posted on 02/23/2021 06:16 AM ()
The Vatican Secretary for Relations with States sends a video message to the United Nations, and highlights the inalienable nature of human rights that must be respected, even amid measures implemented to curb the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
Posted on 02/23/2021 04:27 AM ()
The Bishops of the European Union, and Caritas Europa, are calling on the EU to ensure an equitable distribution of Covid-19 vaccines, as the 27-nation bloc struggles to ramp up its rollout.
Posted on 02/23/2021 02:40 AM ()
"Proclaiming Christ means showing that believing in Him and following Him is not only true and right, but also beautiful. At the heart of the Gospel lies the beauty of God's saving love, manifested in Jesus Christ who died and rose again." Inspired by these words of Pope Francis, the Vatican Museums and Vatican News have teamed up again to explore the masterpieces in the papal collections accompanied by the words of the Popes.
Posted on 02/23/2021 00:44 AM ()
Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič, the Vatican's Permanent Observer to the UN in Geneva, expresses the Holy See's desire for improved multilateral cooperation in the wake of the pandemic, in an address to the UN's trade conference.
Posted on 02/22/2021 06:31 AM ()
As protests against the military coup intensify in Myanmar, the country’s Catholic bishops have issued another statement, calling on the army to refrain from violence and peacefully resolve the crisis through dialogue.