Fortune magazine has named Pope Francis fourth greatest leader in the world. Last year, in the first annual release of the global business magazine's rankings of the 50 World's Greatest Leaders, the Pope was given the number one spot. In it's second just released list, Francis is given fourth place in the ranki...read more
To have lived for 11 years in Pakistan gives one the ability to understand the situation in which Christians live in that country, to analyze the causes and consequences of the terrible attack on two churches in Lahore two weeks ago, and to propose and enact solutions to the marginalization and persecution of Chris...
Here below is the Vatican-provided statement by H.E. Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Apostolic Nuncio, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations to the U.N. Intergovernmental Negotiations on the Post-2015 Development Agenda (New York, 24 March 2015): * * * Mr. Co-facilitators, Thank you for conveni...
Archbishop Georg Gänswein says Pope Benedict “follows his successor with great attention and sympathy.” The prefect of the Pontifical Household gave an interview to La Nacion's Elisabetta Piqué, which was published on March 21st. The German prelate, who serves as personal secretary to both Pontiffs, said that in ...
Quote for March 31st
“Do not put off till tomorrow the good you can do today. You may not have a tomorrow.”
- St. John Bosco
In the wake of the Syrian regime’s taking full control of this ancient Christian city almost a year ago, a measure of normality has returned for local residents, including a remnant of the …read more
The Islamic State has shown a video documenting the alleged ‘conversion’ of an Assyrian Christians to Islam, reported Fides. On the websites under IS control, their militants have posted the …read more
Marking the first prison term handed down by authorities in Zhejiang province following a demolition campaign targeting hundreds of churches, a Chinese court Tuesday sentenced a Protestant …read more
A week after a terrorist attack against two Church in Lahore, 2 Christians stand accused of being responsible for the lynching of two suspected terrorists. According to Fides, Shohail …read more
A conference was held yesterday in the Hall of Congresses of the Sant’ Egidio Community, which gathered representatives of the Catholic Church and Shi’ite institutions. The participants …read more
Here is a translation of the condolence telegram sent by Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican Secretary of State to Bishop Jean-Philippe Nault of Digne expressing Pope Francis' sympathy to …read more