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Catholic Migration Commission focuses on displaced families

Ahead of the World Day for Migrants and Refugees, the International Catholic Migration Commission is hosting a webinar to look at how forced migration is affecting families.

COVID-19: Mozambican Bishops cancel entire seminary academic year 2020

The Episcopal Conference of Mozambique (CEM), has announced the cancellation of the entire academic year 2020, in all major seminaries of the country.

Pope accepts Cardinal Becciu's resignation

On Thursday, Pope Francis accepts Cardinal Becciu's resingation as Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, and to rights connected with the cardinalate.

Caritas Pakistan appeals for help to cope with floods

This year’s heavy monsoon rains have caused severe floods in Pakistan. Some 400 people have died and 392 more have been injured, with immense loss to property. Karachi city has been the hardest hit.

Gospel Truth: Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time 27 September

In this week's edition of "Gospel Truth”, the late Jill Bevilacqua and Seán-Patrick Lovett bring us readings and reflections from the Gospel of St. Matthew 21:28-32 of the Twentieth-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time.

World Maritime Day: “Sustainable Shipping for a Sustainable Planet”

World Maritime Day was first observed on March 17, 1978 to mark the date when the Convention on the UN’s International Maritime Organization (IMO) came into force in 1958. It is usually marked on the last Thursday of September.

Church leading the way in the protection of minors

Teresa Kettelkamp, a member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, says, “The Catholic Church is being a leader in the world in protecting children and providing assistance to victims.”

‘To collaborate in order to build’ – Responding to the challenge of internal displacement

Ahead of the World Migrant and Refugee Day slated for 27 September, Lorena Margarita Pinilla Rojano shares her experience of fleeing from violence and becoming internally displaced

24th September: Celebrating Heritage Day in South Africa

Heritage Day in South Africa is an annual public holiday that occurs on 24th September. On this day, South Africans celebrate their Culture and the diversity of beliefs and traditions.

Caritas Europa: EU Pact on Asylum and Migration falls short of expectations

Caritas Europa expresses disappointment for the long-awaited EU Pact on Asylum and Migration that it says lacks drastic change.