Posted on 09/26/2021 03:12 AM ()
Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin sends a video message to the UN General Assembly, and touches on topics ranging from the pandemic, the upcoming COP26 in Glasgow, and war and nuclear disarmament.
Posted on 09/25/2021 11:28 AM ()
The Diocese of Port-Louis, in Mauritius, is celebrating the 39th Festival of Vocations.
Posted on 09/25/2021 09:03 AM ()
The Catholic Bishops of Canada join their voices in issuing a formal statement of apology to indigenous communities who suffered in “Indian Residential Schools”, with Bishop Poisson emphasizing the importance of an upcoming meeting of First Nations peoples with Pope Francis.
Posted on 09/25/2021 09:01 AM ()
Germany's closely-fought election on Sunday will set the direction of the European Union's largest economy following 16 years under Angela Merkel. However, the party of the departing chancellor is scrambling to avoid defeat by its center-left rivals after a rollercoaster campaign.
Posted on 09/25/2021 06:00 AM (Catholic Online > Saint of the Day)
He was the son of an artisan and a lady of the Irish royal court. Born in Connaught, Ireland, and baptized Lochan, he was educated at Kilmacahil, Kilkenny, where the monks named him Fionnbharr (white head) because of his light hair; he is also known as Bairre and Barr. He went on pilgrimage to Rome with some of the monks, visiting St. David in Wales on the way back. Supposedly, on another visit to Rome the Pope wanted to consecrate him a bishop but was deterred by a vision, notifying the pope ...
Posted on 09/25/2021 04:35 AM ()
Bishops from various Christian Churches and ecclesial communities who held a meeting organized by the Focolare Movement, were received by Pope Francis on Saturday in the Vatican.
Posted on 09/25/2021 03:45 AM ()
The Archbishop of Erbil expresses his concern over the return of the Taliban in Afghanistan, saying the upcoming withdrawal of remaining US troops from Iraq could have a negative impact on Christians and other minorities in Iraq.
Posted on 09/25/2021 03:31 AM ()
As the Council of European Bishops’ Conferences holds a golden jubilee celebration in Rome, English Cardinal Vincent Nichols explains the organization's mission and how it can help rebuild Europe's Christian roots.
Posted on 09/25/2021 02:21 AM ()
As the UN hosts a high-level event on energy, Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher sends a video message to participants, and says that transition to accessible and clean energy is a duty that richer countries owe to poorer ones.
Posted on 09/24/2021 11:14 AM ()
Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher sends a video message to the United Nations Food System Summit, and assures participants of the Holy See's full collaboration in reaching food equality in the world.