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Pope receives Pedro Sánchez Pérez-Castejón

Pope Francis receives Pedro Sánchez Pérez-Castejón, Spain's Prime Minister, on Saturday.

Pope appoints Archbishop Pizzaballa Patriarch of Jerusalem

Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, who has been serving as the Apostolic Administrator of Jerusalem, now becomes the Patriarch of Jerusalem.

Winner finally announced in Bolivian presidential election

The left leaning Movement Towards Socialism Party in Bolivia and its victorious Candidate Luis Arce, win a resounding Presidential Election victory.

Popular movements and Vatican to discuss Pope's three T proposal

The Vatican and Popular Movements from around the world meet virtually on Saturday to discuss some of the topics Pope Francis addressed in a letter to Popular Movements and his new encyclical "Fratelli tutti".

Europe struggles to contain coronavirus infections

European governments are battling to contain a massive wave of new coronavirus infections. In the most dramatic move so far this season, the French government is imposing a curfew on two-thirds of the country, after strict measures in other nations, including Eastern Europe.

Irish Bishop encourages care for elderly persons amid Covid-19 crisis

As countries around the world continue to implement measures to stem the spread of the ongoing pandemic, Bishop Michael Router of Armagh reminds the faithful to reach out to the vulnerable and elderly who are often easily forgotten.

Pope meets with Zayed Award judging panel

The Zayed Award for Human Fraternity judging panel meets for the first time on Friday to find formulate procedure and rules. The Award provides "the opportunity to nominate all personalities and institutions that have made significant contributions to the service of humanity from around the world.”

Nigerian Archbishop dares to hope for change

In the wake of the #endSARS protests against police brutality in Nigeria, Archbishop Alfred Martins of Lagos calls for nine days of prayers for the nation and urges the government to ensure accountability on the part of security forces.

Conference: “The milestones of the Integral ecology for a human Economy”

A two-week long International Conference organised by the Institution “Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice” kicks off on Friday on the theme "The milestones of the Integral ecology for a human Economy".

Pope: foster dignity and combat poverty to care for creation

In a message to members of the Focolare Movement at a conference on Integral Ecology, Pope Francis says the common good of the human family and the created world demands urgent action against poverty and injustice.