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Global rise in domestic violence cases since coronavirus lockdown

As the number of people in lockdown increases, so do the victims of domestic violence, now forced to spend each day with their perpetrators.

Pope appoints archbishop in Bloemfontein, South Africa

Bishop Zolile Peter Mpambani of Kokstad has been transferred to Bloemfontein as Archbishop.

A votive Mass “in time of pandemic” and a new prayer for Good Friday

The Congregation for Divine Worship adds an intention to the Solemn Intercessions during the Celebration of the Lord’s Passion and proposes a votive Mass taking into consideration the crisis in which the world is living

Pope: Jesus is a faithful friend, He accompanies and never disappoints

During the General Audience on Wednesday morning, Pope Francis reminds us that Jesus is a faithful friend, and invites us to call on the intercession of Pope Saint John Paul II.

Myanmar Church joins nation in fight against Covid-19

The Catholic Church of Myanmar has set up a national coordination team to help the Southeast Asian country fight the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

Religions for Peace organizes interfaith moment for hope and solidarity

Religions for Peace, an international multi-religious coalition, unites different religions in prayer in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Bishops express dismay at abortion legislation for Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Bishops express their sadness and dismay at the British Government’s decision to introduce abortion legislation in Northern Ireland.

Cardinal Comastri: Pope St John Paul II transformed his cross into love

On the 15th anniversary of Pope St. John Paul II’s death, the Vicar General for Vatican City State, Cardinal Angelo Comastri, recalls his legacy.

Covid-19: Australian Church increases response to pandemic

The Church in Australia is inviting its various networks across the country to play their part in providing facilities that could be made available to support national efforts to halt the spread of COVID-19.

Pope at Audience: a pure heart sees God

Pope Francis focuses the catechesis of his General Audience on the sixth Beatitude, which promises that those with a pure heart will see God.