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The 2015 annual Catholic Home Missions Appeal will be taken up in many US dioceses the weekend of April 25-26. This appeal helps to sustain nearly 45% of all dioceses and eparchies in rural, struggling areas in the country and in a number of US territories in the Caribbean and Pacific. Catholic Home Missions (CHM...read more
Articles from section "Social Threats and Trends"
On the occasion of International Roma Day, marked today, Cardinal Peter Erdő, president of theCouncil of European Bishops‘ Conferences – CCEE,and the Anglican BishopChristopher Hill, …read more
Thousands of people across the United States will be welcomed into the Catholic Church at this year’s Easter vigil, April 4, including a retired Marine captain who appeared on the cover of …read more
Kristoph, a homeless “resident” in the portico of Via della Conciliazione -- where the Holy See Press Office is located --, looks like a child. Yellow cap, blond hair, blue eyes and rubicund …read more
This Sunday was the first International Day of Prayer and Awareness against human trafficking. In the Vatican press conference held last Tuesday it was explained that the day coincided with …read more
In an essay published last December Peter Hitchens, brother of the late Christopher Hitchens, a renowned atheist, reflected on the importance of religion. In his essay, published December 3 …read more