Cardinal Charles Bo, the Archbishop of Yangon, joined Catholic social workers and young people on July 6 to plant trees in a government-reserved forest area on the outskirts of Myanmar’s commercial city.
The Church in Eritrea says any measure that prevents the Church from fulfilling its obligations that come to “us from the supreme commandment of brotherly love is and remains a violation of the fundamental right of religious freedom.”
The Holy See Press Office issues a statement on the decision to waive diplomatic immunity for the Apostolic Nuncio to France, who is being investigated by French authorities for alleged sexual assault.
At a press conference on Monday, Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuck, head of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church, said a two-day meeting with Pope Francis and curial leaders represents a “new methodology” for relations between the Holy See and the "sui iuris" Eastern Churches.
The Executive Secretary of the Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP), Booi Mohapi, has said that the Church in Lesotho welcomes an agreement that paves the way for crucial legislation protecting reforms in the country.
Established in 2016, the Francis Xavier Conaci Scholarship is a wonderful opportunity for an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander student to undertake study at the ACU Rome Campus as part of their core curriculum requirements.
The leader of Sri Lanka’s most powerful Buddhist nationalist group, held a rally in Kandy on July 7, calling on the country’s Buddhist temples to help win votes for candidates from the Sinhala Buddhist majority in the upcoming elections.
The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) re-elected Archbishop Romulo Valles of Davao as its president. The vice president, treasurer and secretary general have also been reconfirmed for a second term.
Pope Francis on July 5 declared a new saint and approved 8 decrees, taking a woman and 7 men a step closer to sainthood. Among them, a miracle has been recognized through the intercession of Archbishop Fulton Sheen.
Outgoing Executive Co-Secretary of the USG-UISG, Justice and Peace Commission (JPIC), Fr. Felix Mutsobozi C.PP.S, says religious congregations worldwide have embarked on a campaign of taking concrete steps in implementing the objectives of Pope Francis’ Encyclical, Laudato Sì.
A delegation of the Catholic Church of Pakistan met Prime Minister Imran Khan on July 4 and expressed the concerns and issues of the Christians of the country. They also made a contribution to help improve the country’s water reserves.