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Cardinal Pietro Parolin Says Church Must Strengthen Commitment to 'Evangelize Our Culture'
The Pope's Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, commented on the recent same-sex 'marriage' referendum in Ireland, calling it a "defeat for humanity." On Friday, Ireland became the first country to legalize same-sex 'marriage' by popular vote. The Italian prelate commented on the vote when asked by jo...read more
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British Ambassador to Holy See Reflects on “The New Climate Economy. How Economic Growth and Sustainability Can Go Hand in Hand” Conference in Rome
Below is a reflection of British Ambassador to the Holy See Nigel Baker, entitled 'Church, government, business: a climate change alliance.' Published on May 21st, it is from Ambassador …read more
Vatican-Sponsored Conference To Take Place This Weekend
For three days, women from various cultural and social contexts across five continents will offer the most complete vision possible on contemporary questions that affect women worldwide. They …read more
Cardinal Parolin Calls for Combating Poverty, Easing Effects of Climate Change
“When the future of the planet is at stake, there are no political frontiers, barriers or walls behind which we can hide to protect ourselves from the effects of environmental and social …read more
Holy See Spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi Responds to Speculation of Possible Jubilee Year Event
Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, director of the Holy See Press, released a statement today regarding reports of a possible date on the canonization of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta. The Vatican …read more
Says Medallion and Encouragement to Palestinian President is Invitation to Commit to Peace
Pope Francis' invitation to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to become "an angel of peace" has made headlines around the world. The Pope said those words while presenting a medallion with …read more