Filipino Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle on Palm Sunday urged Christians to fight evil with good, not violence. Meanwhile in remote northeast India, in Miao Diocese, a group of young people went on a penitential walking pilgrimage and prayed for the nation.
The Pope Emeritus’ birthday this year is accompanied by a debate on his recent letter regarding abuse. An analysis of three documents reveals a common thread that unites the Pope and the Pope Emeritus in the fight against this scourge.
In the Sudanese capital Khartoum, protesters on Monday blocked an attempt to break up a sit-in outside the Defence Ministry, where demonstrators have been pushing for a quick transition to civilian rule.
At least 1.6 million children need urgent assistance â€“ in healthcare, nutrition, protection, education, water and sanitation â€“ one month after Cyclone Idai devastated parts of Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, UNICEF has said.
Pope Francis during the Angelus recalls that Palm Sunday is also diocesan World Youth Day and invites young people to live out the fruits of the Synod, in the form of the Apostolic Exhortation, Christ is alive.
Pope Francis during Mass on Palm Sunday tells the faithful, â€œthere is no negotiating with the cross: one either embraces it or rejects it. By his self-abasement, Jesus wanted to open up to us the path of faith and to precede us on that path.â€
Pope Francis will visit flood-ravaged Mozambique during a three-nation apostolic journey in September. With the help of a local journalist we shine the spotlight on some of the issues the country is dealing with.
There is growing scepticism in Sudan with an army coup that ousted Omar al-Bashir, the President of Sudan. Protesters defied an army curfew Thursday night and now want a civilian-led transitional government.