World

Pope names six women to previously all-male Council for Economy

- 7 August 2020 0

In what may represent the most senior appointments of women in the Church’s leadership structure, Pope Francis has named six women to the high-level group ... Read More

Local Maronites will rally to help Beirut, says Bishop

- 6 August 2020 0

Firefighters extinguish flames at the site of an explosion in Beirut on 4 August. Two massive explosions ripped through the Lebanese capital, injuring many people ... Read More

Catholic leaders reject Duterte’s call to revive death penalty in Philippines

- 31 July 2020 0

CNA Staff, Jul 30, 2020 / 12:17 am (CNA) - Catholic leaders in the Philippines have spoken out against President Rodrigo Duterte’s call to reinstate ... Read More

“Angel of the Gap” saved hundreds from suicide in Australia

- 29 July 2020 1

“Always remember the power of the simple smile, a helping hand, a listening ear and a kind word,” advised Don Ritchie. Where there’s life, there’s ... Read More

Manila bishop tests positive for COVID-19

- 27 July 2020 0

Bishop Broderick Pabillo, apostolic administrator of Manila, Philippines, is pictured in a 2015 photo. He appears to be an asymptomatic COVID sufferer and was undergoing ... Read More

New Vatican Library for scholars and the curious

- 24 July 2020 0

A screen grab of the Vatican Library's revamped website. The website rovides greater online services for researchers,  www.vaticanlibrary.va,  (CNS screen grab/www.vaticanlibrary.va.) ROME — The Vatican ... Read More

Camp attendees dumbstruck when Pope turned up

Catholic Voice- 24 July 2020 2

Children perform for Pope Francis, who made a surprise visit to their summer program in the Vatican’s Paul VI audience hall July 20, 2020. About ... Read More