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St. Luke: Saint of the Day for Friday, October 18, 2019

Luke, the writer of the Gospel and the Acts of the Apostles, has been identified with St. Paul's "Luke, the beloved physician" (Colossians ...

Synod: A living dialogue with the people of the Amazon

Kenyan Consolata Sister Mary Agnes Mwangi shares her 19 year experience of being a missionary of dialogue with the people of the Amazon.

Synod for the Amazon: Pope meets with group of indigenous people

Pope Francis meets with a group of indigenous people participating in the Synod for the Pan-Amazon Region and confirms the need to inculturate the Gospel.

Amazon Synod Briefing: Education and the rights of Nature

Synod participants continue their discussions in small working groups on Thursday morning, and a panel of experts share their experiences during a briefing at the Holy See Press Office.

US Bishops: Assisted-suicide laws pose serious risks for people with disabilities

The Bishops of the United States express appreciation for a new report that details the dangers posed by assisted suicide, especially for people with disabilities, and call its legalization unjust.

Voices of the Synod: Bishop Lionel Gendron

Bishop Lionel Gendron, P.S.S., says both the Church and the world need a change of heart.

Pakistani Church alarmed at growing anti-minority violence

The National Commission for Justice and Peace (NCJP) of Pakistan’s Catholic bishops, has released a statement calling for the urgent implementation of the Action Plan for Human Rights.

Archbishop of Lahore urges Pakistan, India to peace through dialogue

Archbishop Sebastian Shaw urged for peace between Pakistan and India during an event to commemorate the historic meeting between St. Francis of Assisi and Sultan al-Malik al-Kamil of Egypt 800 years ago.

Amazon Synod: 'For the 1st time the indigenous are the subjects of their own history'

Missionary Father Peter Hughes, says the Amazon Synod is finally giving the people of the Amazon the occasion to make their voices heard and to engage all of us in caring for our Common Home.

Barber N° 7

No use looking for him in the sprawling popular district of Antananarivo, the "Cité 67 ha" (the City of 67 hectares), but in the chic district, near Lake Anosy. It’s there he can keep his eye on the Carlton, the biggest hotel in the country, and it's there that he makes his living.