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"The voice of the newly Blessed continues to resonate today to remind us that the Church, a convocation of brothers surrounding their Lord, is the family of God, in which there should be no division."
The following is a translation of the Holy Father's letter to ArchbishopJosé Luis Escobar Alas, Archbishop of San Salvador, on the beatification of Archbishop Oscar Romero, which took place on Saturday, May 23rd. * * * His Excellency José Luis Escobar Alas Archbishop of San Salvador President of the E...read more
Articles from section "Natural and Human Disasters"
Italian Bishops Conference Choose Vigil of Pentecost To Pray for Today's Martyrs
Pope Francis expressed his support for a day of Remembrance for Christians who have been martyred and persecuted around the world. The Italian Episcopal Conference (CEI) launched the …read more
Hopes Others Will Follow Vatican's Example
The Secretary General of the Arab Leaguehas welcomed "the Vatican recognition of the Palestinian state.” According to Fides,NabilElarabyexpressed this sentiment along withhis hope that other …read more
Bishop Repeats Life Is Inviolable Right After Former Egyptian President Sentenced to Death
Following the death sentence issued for former Egyptian PresidentMohammed Morsi,Coptic Catholic Bishop has reaffirmed the Church's no-tolerance stance against the death penalty. According to …read more
Remembers Flight of Persecuted Christians and Religious Minorities During Mass at Casa Santa Marta
In his homily at Casa Santa Marta this morning, Pope Francis remembered those forced to say 'goodbye' to their lives and homes, particularly Christians and religious minorities persecuted for …read more
The Philippines is ready to welcome about three thousand ethnic Rohingya refugees from Myanmar and Bangladesh, and both the state and Catholic Church agree this is the proper course of …read more