Synod: African youth are at a crossroads, says Archbishop

Archbishop Joseph Atanga believes that the issues African youth face are distinctive and there are different ways of facing these issues.

Indigenous World Youth Day: preserving culture, preserving nature

In the days leading up to World Youth Day in Panama, a side event for Indigenous young people takes place in Soloy, situated in Panama’s largest and most populated indigenous area: Ngäbe-Buglé.

Synod of Bishops: A Christian obligation to welcome migrants

Ethiopian Cardinal addressed the issue of migration at length today. He lamented how African migrants are treated in Europe.

Pope receives President of the Republic of Korea

On Thursday, in the Vatican Apostolic Palace, the Holy Father Francis received in audience H.E. Mr. Moon Jae-in, President of the Republic of Korea.

Synod of Bishops drafting a message for world’s young people

The current world Synod of Bishops set up a Commission on October 17 to draft a letter to the world’s young people.

Photo gallery of the Synod of Bishops

Check out some of the recent photos of the ‘Synod of Bishops on Young People’.

US asks for Khashoggi evidence

US President Donald Trump has asked to see evidence concerning the fate of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi - who has not been seen since October 2nd.

Card. Parolin: peace without cross is not Christ’s peace

Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin celebrated a Holy Mass on October 17 in Rome’s St. Peter’s Basilica, urging for peace in the Korean peninsula.

Pope Mass: The three forms of poverty

This morning in his homily during Mass at the Casa Santa Marta, Pope Francis dwells on the three ways of living poverty in the life of the Christian and reflects that even today there are many Christians persecuted for the Gospel.

Children praying the rosary around the world

A group of children praying the rosary at a wayside shrine in Venezuela in 2005 has now become the international One Million Children Praying the Rosary campaign sponsored by Aid to the Church in need.

Reflections for the XXIX Sunday

Fr. Antony Kadavil reflects and comments on the readings at Mass for the twenty-ninth Sunday in ordinary time. He says that the readings explain the servant leadership of Jesus, pinpointing service and sacrifice as the criteria of greatness in Christ’s Kingdom.

A seminarian is shot dead in Cameroon

With a seminarian killed in Cameroon, the Bishop of Mamfe Diocese has called on the government to stop wiping out its young people and seek dialogue to end the crisis in the Anglophone regions of Cameroon.

UN: World today has capacity to end hunger, malnutrition

With the celebration of World Food Day on October 16, many startling facts and figures surfaced regarding the state of food, hunger and malnutrition in the world today.

UN: Eradicating poverty not a question of charity but of justice and human rights

UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres issued a message for the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty observed on October 17.

Synod of Bishops in a digital age

Allyson Kenny, one of 5 young people getting the Synod’s news out through social media, talks about crafting the Gospel message in the digital age.

Synod of Bishops on Young People: Becoming digital missionaries

Today at the Synod briefing the press were told that a repeated theme in conversation in the Synod assembly was how the Church can be part of the digital world. For this, the Church needs “digital missionaries”.

Synod of Bishops: Indian youth need inspiring Priests

Percival Holt, the president of the Indian Catholic Youth Movement (ICYM) addressed the Synod of Bishops in the Vatican on October 16.

St. Oscar Romero: An inspiration fighting apartheid

A South African priest visiting Rome says St. Oscar Romero’s struggle to keep hope alive and his struggle to be a man of courage spoke to him and gave him a sense of purpose in the days of struggle against apartheid.

Peace meeting: Churches in South Sudan working to build bridges

A South Sudanese priest attending the "Bridges of Peace" conference in Bologna speaks of the work being done by Churches in his country in the field of peace building.

Holy See advocates ‘novel forms of social accounting’ at UN

Archbishop Auza advocates “novel forms of social accounting” in a statement presented before the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly on Tuesday.