In a video message, Pope Francis invites participants in the IV World Meeting of Popular Movements to dream and work together through solidarity and subsidiarity in order to build a better society and emerge better from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Bishop Emeritus Stephen Yang Xiangtai of Handan passed away in the Weixian Hospital of the Hebei province on October 13, 2021. Bishop Yang was hospitalized for several days due to serious health conditions. He was 99 years old.
In a message to the Director General of the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization, Pope Francis says we must adopt “innovative solutions” to transform the way we produce and consume food “for the well-being of people and of the planet.”
A prominent and retired Church of England bishop once tipped to become a future Archbishop of Canterbury has been received into the Catholic Church and is set to be ordained as a deacon on October 28, and a priest on October 30 this year.
Pope Francis authorizes the promulgation of a Decree advancing the cause for the beatification of Pope John Paul I. The heroic virtues of other holy men and women were also recognized as were the martyrdoms of two Argentinean priests.