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Mexico ready to welcome deportees from the US

Mexico`s Foreign Minister says that those Mexicans deported from the United States will be welcomed with open arms, with a plan to integrate them into Mexican society and the workplace, as quickly as possible.

Zambian Bishops launch pastoral activities ahead of Extraordinary Missionary Month

The Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops has officially launched a series of national and diocesan pastoral initiatives, events and activities that will lead to the culmination of the celebration of the Extraordinary Missionary Month October 2019.

EU Leaders urge Iran to respect nuclear deal

European Union nations are urging urged Iran to stick to the 2015 nuclear deal despite the pullout of the United States and the re-imposition by Washington of sanctions against the country. Their appeals came during a meeting of EU leaders in Brussels where they tried to deescalate tension in the Persian Gulf area.

Heavy rains, water shortage in S. Asia a reminder of climate emergency

While parts of South Asia struggle against the onslaught of monsoon rains, elsewhere water shortage is affecting the survival and lives of millions of people.

South Africa's former president faces Corruption Inquiry

Former South African President, Jacob Zuma, appeared before a judicial panel on Monday for the first time to answer accusations that he consented to - and benefited from - widespread corruption during his nine-year rule.

Venezuela ruled by ‘illegitimate, inefficient’ regime – Abp Azuaje

As Pope Francis appeals for political dialogue in Venezuela, the head of the country’s Bishops’ Conference decries the illegitimate regime of Nicolas Maduro whose misrule has left 6 million people in need of humanitarian assistance

Cardinal Turkson graces “Arise Botswana and worship God” National Conference

Prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, Cardinal Peter Turkson, has arrived in Botswana as a special guest and speaker at the Catholic Charismatic Renewal 2019 national conference: “Arise Botswana and worship God.”

Venezuela's president rejects damning UN report

Venezuela`s President Nicolas Maduro is categorically rejecting a United Nations` Human Rights report lambasting conditions in the beleaguered South American nation

Opposition rallies in Moscow amid wider crackdown

At least 1,000 opposition supporters gathered in central Moscow to demand that authorities include opposition candidates on ballots for an upcoming city parliament election in September.

Sea Sunday: Holy See calls for the protection of the rights of seafarers

In a message marking the annual celebration of ‘Sea Sunday’, the Holy See calls for the protection of the rights of all people working at sea.