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Diocese of Shrewsbury entrusted to the care of St Joseph

In a pastoral letter read in every parish on Sunday in the Diocese of Shrewsbury (UK), Bishop Mark Davies entrusts “the recovery of all the communities of our Diocese from this testing time” to the care of St Joseph.

Pope on collaboration between Italian security personnel and Holy See

Pope Francis commends the Inspectorate of Public Security at the Vatican on its 75th anniversary on Monday, recounting its history of service to the Holy See and Italy.

Pope appoints Apostolic Nuncio to the Philippines

Pope Francis on Monday appointed Archbishop Charles John Brown, currently the Apostolic Nuncio to Albania, to head the Holy See’s diplomatic mission to the Philippines.

Pope to Marian pilgrims: "Mary embraces us all”

Because of the pandemic, this year’s pilgrimage to the shrine of Our Lady of Luján in Argentina, became a virtual event. Pope Francis sent a brief video message to the pilgrims.

Keeping the lamp of hope burning in the Central African Republic

The Church in the Central African Republic says it has not been spared the consequences of the armed conflict in that country. The Church continues to pay a heavy price for the prevailing crisis and insecurity.

Pope prays for those who are forced to flee their homes on World Day of Migrants and Refugees

Pope Francis on Sunday marked World Day of Migrants and Refugees during his Angelus prayer recalling the theme of this year's Message that is dedicated to Internally Displaced Persons.

Latin American bishops join forces in the fight against Covid-19

The Episcopal Conference of Latin America (CELAM), is launching a covid crusade, by combining the expertise, coordinated willpower and strength of the Church, Governments and organizations in an effort to make access to care available to all.

Pope appeals for peace in the Caucasus

Pope Francis appeals to leaders in Armenia and Azerbaijan to find a negotiated solution to the crisis in the region.

Pope at Angelus: ‘a true Christian chooses good over evil every day'

Pope Francis invites Christians to open themselves to God’s will and to put love for our brothers and sisters into action.

Vatican Museums: Beauty that Unites! 69

Beauty creates communion. It unites onlookers from a distance, uniting past, present and future. Pope Francis has recalled this on a number of occasions. The Church has always translated the universality of the Good News into the language of art. From this premise, this dramatic moment in history characterized by uncertainty and isolation, gives rise to this initiative which is a partnership between the Vatican Museum and Vatican News: Masterpieces from the Vatican Collection accompanied by comments from the words of the Popes.