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Archbishop Calls for Action Against Guilty Policemen
Police personnel used excessive force on those who protested against the attacks on churches in Mangaluru,India, in 2008. According to Vatican Radio, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has finally come to this conclusion. As a result, in an order dated August 20the state government has been directed t...read more
Articles from section "Natural and Human Disasters"
In an Unprecedented Gesture, Chinese Television Broadcasts Francis' Condolences
Pope Francis has expressed his condolences to the victims of the tragic explosion that occurred in Tianjian, located in northern China. On Wednesday night, a fire began at a Ruihai Logistics …read more
The Australian state of Victoria is currently conducting an inquiry into end of life issues and the archdiocese of the state’s capital, Melbourne, handed in its submission on the issue …read more
Event on Solemnity of Assumption Recognizes World's Most Persecuted Religious Group
Catholic bishops across the world will be ringing church bells in their dioceses at noon tomorrow on the Feast of the Assumption, in solidarity with persecuted Christians in the Middle East. …read more
Cardinal Pietro Parolin Receives Warm Welcome in Country's Capital
Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin was given a joyful welcome upon his arrival to East Timor. The Italian prelate's visit coincides with the 500th anniversary of the …read more
Exhibition of Ancient Biblical Documents Begins Ahead of Pope’s Apostolic Visit
The Pope’s visit to Philadelphia, scheduled for September 22-27, will be marked by an exceptional exhibition. The title of the exhibition of ancient paper fragments, prepared by the Penn …read more