Posted on 11/28/2020 11:41 AM ()
Pope Emeritus, Benedict XVI, greeted and blessed the 13 new Cardinals whom he met in the chapel of the “Mater Ecclesiae” monastery in the Vatican after the consistory.
Posted on 11/28/2020 09:42 AM ()
Ethiopian government forces have reportedly launched an offensive to capture the regional capital Mekelle in the north of the country. Pope Francis has repeatedly appealed to the parties involved to refrain from violence and protect civilians.
Posted on 11/28/2020 09:32 AM ()
Belarus' longtime President Alexander Lukashenko says he is prepared to resign if a new constitution is adopted. His announcement follows months of protests against his disputed re-election in August.
Posted on 11/28/2020 09:17 AM ()
On Saturday afternoon, Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Washington DC became Cardinal Wilton Gregory. At that moment, he also became the first African-American Cardinal.
Posted on 11/28/2020 09:06 AM ()
Pope Francis urged new cardinals he created on Saturday not to stray away from “journeying on God’s road”. The red colour of the cardinals’ attire, which symbolizes blood, he warned, “can, for a worldly spirit, become the colour of a secular ‘eminence’”.
Posted on 11/28/2020 08:52 AM ()
Who are the 13 new cardinals created by Pope Francis from around the world? They hail from Africa, Asia, the Americas and Europe...
Posted on 11/28/2020 06:28 AM ()
Cardinal Vincent Nichols expresses concern at government plans to cut expenditure on aid to poor countries.
Posted on 11/28/2020 06:01 AM ()
Pope Francis is certain of this and is repeating it to everyone: we will emerge either better or worse after the pandemic The global crisis requires that the parameters of human co-existence be rethought through the lens of solidarity. Based on this foundational idea, the "Covid-19: Building a Healthier Future" has been created in collaboration with the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, to offer a vision that might lead to the beginning of a new fraternity after the pandemic.
Posted on 11/28/2020 05:56 AM ()
As governments look to easing COVID-19 restrictions over the Christmas holidays, bishops conferences in a number of countries are putting measures in place for the Advent season that encourage people to share hope.
Posted on 11/27/2020 11:07 AM ()
Pope Francis appeals for an end to violence and the restoration of peace in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, as the Prime Minister announces an assault on the regional capital.