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Pope spells out six points on which to build social rights

Pope Francis sends a videomessage to social justice judges of the American and African continents and urges them to base their material reshaping of social justice on six fundamental points.

Pope to social rights judges: justice is truly just when it makes people happy

Pope Francis sends a video message to judges from the Committee of Social Rights of Africa and America, urging them to promote justice, dignity and equality.

New Zealand bishops pledge to act to stop abuse in the Church

The Catholic Church in New Zealand says it is committed to work with the Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care established in 2018 by the government to inquire into and report upon responses by institutions to instances and allegations of historical abuse in state care and faith based institutions between 1950 and 2000.

Vatican launches “A Light Has Shone” initiative for Christmas season

The Pontifical Academy for Life launches a campaign of Christmas greetings beginning from 1 December to spread a message of hope and peace to the world amid the ongoing health crisis.

Nigeria: Brutal attack leaves scores of people dead and missing

Burials are taking place in northeast Nigeria for scores of farmworkers murdered as they worked in rice fields. No group has claimed the attack but officials say it carries the hallmarks of Boko Haram militants who have been terrorizing the region for more than 10 years and control part of the territory.

Pope will not be in Piazza di Spagna for Immaculate Conception

Due to the ongoing health emergency, Pope Francis will not be going to Piazza di Spagna for the feast of the Immaculate Conception. Instead, the Holy Father will entrust the city of Rome, its inhabitants, and the many sick people throughout the world to the Blessed Virgin Mary in a private act of devotion.

St. Andrew the Apostle: Saint of the Day for Monday, November 30, 2020

St. Andrew, also known as Andrew the Apostle, was a Christian Apostle and the older brother to St. Peter. According to the New Testament, Andrew was born in the village of Bethsaida on the Sea of Galilee during the early first century. Much like his younger brother, Simon Peter, Andrew was also a fisherman. Andrew's very name means strong and he was known for having good social skills. In the Gospel of Matthew, it is said Jesus was walking along the shore of the Sea of Galilee and saw Andrew ...

Kate Raworth: reroute economy in human and ecological values

In an interview organised by the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, economist Kate Raworth, an advisor to the Pope’s Covid-19 commission, discusses the importance of giving room to young economists.

Pope Francis: Charity of St Andrew, encouragement in difficult times

Pope Francis sends a message to his Holiness, Patriarch Bartholomew I, Archbishop of Constantinople, on the feast of the Apostle Andrew, patron saint of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.

Ethiopia: Army takes control of Tigray

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announces the end of military operations in the Tigray region after the army took full control of the regional capital.