The head of the world’s Orthodox Christians, Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople, has written to the President of Montenegro, Milo Đukanović, to express his “consternation” for the premier’s support for the creation of a separate Orthodox Church in the Balkan state.
Every two years, the members of the European region of SIGNIS meet for a General Assembly, a time of gathering with topics on media and communication.
Germany’s largest Catholic women’s organisation has for the first time called for the ordination of women to the priesthood.
Pope Francis has written a letter to the German Catholic Church to offer his thoughts on its “binding synodal process”.
Early today [Thursday 27 June], the humanitarian corridor flight landed at Fiumicino airport in Rome. 40 more Syrians safely arrived in Italy.
Growing numbers of Dutch Catholics are getting behind politician Thierry Baudet and his Forum for Democracy, an anti-immigrant, anti-establishment, anti-EU and anti-climate control party.
Pope Francis on Friday named an apostolic administrator to the troubled Austrian diocese of Gurk, shaken in recent years by…
At 11.00 this morning, the Holy Father Francis received in audience in the Apostolic Palace the delegation from the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople.
Cardinal Walter Kasper has categorically denied reports of a “secret meeting” this week in Rome to prepare for the Synod for the Amazon this coming October.
Slovenian Prime Minister Marjan Šarec had a private audience today with Pope Francis.
The French Episcopal Conference has decided to “open its archives and help children of priests know more about their fathers”, says Anne-Marie Mariani, founder of the association Enfants du Silence.
The Archbishop of Barcelona, Juan José Omella, will appear in a court in July charged with falsifying documents.
ACAT calls all Christians, from France and around the world, to a prayer vigil June 26, on the occasion of the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
Cardinal Raymond Burke, the ultraconservative “leader of the opposition” to Pope Francis, has distanced himself from Steve Bannon, former strategist of Donald Trump and self-proclaimed leader of the European right-wing populists.
The Italian Archdiocese of Turin is prepared to accept 42 migrants saved by the rescue ship Sea-Watch 3 in the Mediterranean Sea.
The Venice Commission in its opinion published today welcomes “genuine efforts” of the Montenegrin authorities to replace the 1977 Law on legal position of religious communities.
Journalists in Germany are continuing their fight to force the country’s richest archdiocese, Cologne, to reveal what it does with the almost three billion euros it holds in assets.
Cardinal Giovanni Angelo Becciu celebrated Mass for the Order of Malta on the Feast of the Nativity of John the Baptist.
Pope Francis on Monday appointed Bishop Emeritus Michel Dubost of Evry-Crobeil-Essonnes as apostolic administrator of the Archdiocese of Lyon, France.
Serbia has promised to react “in the strongest possible way” if neighbouring Montenegro goes through with a “hostile” attempt to expropriate church properties.
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Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orbán met Christian leaders from Ethiopia for talks on the impact of migration on Europe and Africa.
Cardinal Reinhard Marx demands more power and influence for women in the Catholic Church.
Annual meeting of the Press Officers and Spokespersons of the Episcopal Conferences of Europe.
Address of Pope Francis to the conference “Theology after Veritatis gaudium in the context of the Mediterranean” in Naples.
These are weeks of tension in Albania, in view of the administrative elections scheduled for Sunday 30 June.
The Bishops of Austria have responded to the “disturbing picture” drawn by the “Ibizagate” corruption scandal.
During his one-day visit to the southern Italian city of Naples on 21 June, Pope Francis will deliver a speech entitled “Theology after Veritatis Gaudium in the context of the Mediterranean.”
The French bishops have received 1,300 reports of “sectarian drift” in the five months from October 2018 to February 2019.
Speech of Fernando Chica Arellano, Holy See Permanent Observer at the United Nations Organizations and Bodies for Food and Agriculture (FAO), Rome.