Last article of "Various Documents"
Here is the statement for October's Respect Life Month, sponsored by the US episcopal conference. * * * My dear friends in Christ: Pope Francis has captivated the world with his humility, warmth and compassion for each person. Vivid accounts of his tenderness for “the least of these”—the elderly, the impris...read more
Articles from "Various Documents"
Here is the letter Pope Francis sent to Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moonregarding the dramatic situation in Iraq, released today by the Vatican: *** His Excellency Mr Ban …read more
Below is a translation of a statement released Thursday by the Congregation for the Oriental Churches on the situation in Iraq and Syria: *** Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, prefect of the …read more
At the conclusion of today's press conference on the Pope's apostolic trip to South Korea next week, Fr. Federico Lombardi, director of the Holy See Press Office, gave the following statement …read more
At 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, Pope Francis met in Saint Peter’s Square with 50,000 German-speaking altar servers from the dioceses of Germany - and also from the dioceses of Vienna and Linz, and from …read more
The family of Fr. Paolo Dell'Oglio, the Italian Jesuit priest of whom there has been no news for a year following his disappearance in the Syrian city of Raqqa, today issued the following …read more