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Pope to Caritas: The Gospel is our programme of life

Humility, communion, and renunciation are three "essential elements" for the Church to go forward, Pope Francis says in his homily during Mass with representatives of Caritas Internationalis.

Polish bishops address clerical abuse crisis in letter to the faithful

The Permanent Council of the Polish Bishops’ Conference is meeting this week to confront the problem of the clerical abuse of minors.

Irish Bishop: Vote for common good and core values

As Europe heads to the polls, the Bishop of Elphin in Ireland is inviting Christians in the country to be informed in their choices and vote for the common good.

Education to peace in a Christian perspective

The Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue (PCID) and the World Council of Churches (WCC) have launched a joint document to encourage Churches and Christian organizations to reflect on the structural roots that have led to the disruption of world peace.

Pope invites new Ambassadors to protect most vulnerable

Speaking to several Ambassadors newly-accredited to the Holy See, Pope Francis urges their respective States to be attentive to the poorest among us and respectful of legitimate diversity.

‘Gospel Truth’ for May 26, 2019

Listen to this week's edition of our reflections on the Gospel reading for the sixth Sunday of Easter, where Jesus tells his disciples that whoever loves Him, will keep His word, prepared by the late Jill Bevilacqua.

Reflections for the VI Sunday of Easter

Fr. Antony Kadavil reflects and comments on the readings at Mass for the sixth Sunday of Easter. He says that the readings show us the effects of the abiding presence of God in His Church and of His indwelling in each one of us.

Cardinal Filoni in Sri Lanka with Pope’s solidarity for attack victims

Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Vatican Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, is on a 3-day visit to the Church in Sri Lanka, May 22-24, to bring the solidarity and closeness of Pope Francis to the Christian community, recovering after the Easter Sunday attacks.

UN warns of highest nuclear risk since WW2

As weapon modernisation programs continue, and with nuclear-weapon states opposing the ratification of the Nuclear Weapons Prohibition Treaty, a UN security expert defines the issue as “urgent”, saying that this is something that the world needs to take seriously.

Pope at General Audience: courage and filial intimacy to call God “Father”

At Wednesday’s General Audience, Pope Francis concludes his series of catechesis on the “Our Father” prayer, saying it is the Holy Spirit who is the teacher and protagonist of true prayer.