Pope Francis attends an International Meeting for Peace with leaders of various religions and confessions at Rome's Colosseum, and urges everyone to work toward purifying our hearts so that peace might fill our world.
Pope Francis on Friday urged a youth-led movement, which aims to tackle the world’s food crisis by transforming global food systems, not to tire in working together to ensure that everyone can afford a dignified life.
Responding to the Pontiff's call, the Migrants and Refugees Section is taking steps to move forward on our shared journey to ensure that "after all this, we will think no longer in terms of 'them' and 'those', but only 'us.'"
Pope Francis met with the moderators of associations of the faithful, ecclesial movements and new communities and urged them to stay out on the existential peripheries, warning them of the danger of the desire for power.
Bishop Joseph Durero formally assumed his post as the third shepherd of the Diocese of Daru-Kiunga, replacing Bishop Gilles Côté of the Missionaries of the Company of Mary, who retired after serving the diocese for 22 years.
Vandals have stolen a cross from the Catholic church in the Holy Land built on the site where tradition holds that Jesus performed the miracle of multiplying five loaves and two fishes to feed 5,000 people.
The pontifical agency Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) has raised concern over the human rights situation in Afghanistan following the Taliban’s declaration of an “Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan” this week.