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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
Articles from section "Vatican Diplomacy and International Relations"
The Extraordinary Holy Year of Mercy Will Begin on December 8th, 2015
Pope Francis presided this morning over a meeting with the prefects and presidents of the various Congregations and Pontifical Councils of the Holy See. According to the Vatican, the private …read more
Meets Palestinian Authority Head of State on Eve of Canonizations
Pope Francis received the President of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) Mahmoud Abbas at the Vatican on Saturday. President Abbas was in Rome for today's canonization of two saints …read more
Pope Francis met today with President Klaus Werner Iohannis of Romania, in the Apostolic Palace at the Vatican. According to a communique by the Holy See Press Office, the meeting took place …read more
Annual event is activity sponsored by Court of the Gentiles initiative
The 3rd annual "Children’s Train: A Journey Through Beauty” is set to take place at the end of the month and this year, according toVatican Radio, theChildren's Train will be filled with the …read more
Irene Villa, born in Spain, is a journalist, psychologist and Paralympian. When she was 12, she lost both legs and three fingers of one hand during an attack by the Basque terrorist group …read more