Holy See culture minister Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi denounces racial prejudice as “negation of relationship”, “social and spiritual denialism” of diversity
The president-elect “has given us reason to believe that he will support policies… against values we hold dear as Catholics”, alerts USCCB head José Gomez
In major joint message. EU prelates urge policymakers “to build up a different model of economy and society” in wake of pandemic
With the mass slaughter of animals, “everybody loses: our earth, the air, animals, water sources, biodiversity, the Global South, the workers”, denounces Father Rainer Hagencord, the recipient of a special UN award
Frustration against new abortion ban continues to boil over as Bishops’ head blames protests on “hatred of Christianity” of “cultural Marxists”, compares plight of Catholics today with that of Jews in pre-war period
Dominican Paweł Gużyński accuses prelates of bearing “indirect” responsibility for violation of “delicate social balance” that has led to biggest protests since fall of communism
Pope asks for “heroic love” to defend all life as German Catholic women blame Church intransigence for stoking unrest, insist “abortion is not a crime”
As a Catholic lay leader I am often confronted and challenged because I support Biden for president.
The US Bishops called on President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr to stop the federal use of the death penalty ahead of more executions this week.
Pax Christi is urging a “seamless garment’ approach to the US presidential vote and a focus on issues as “equally sacred” for Catholics as the opposition to abortion.
Afro-Brazilian priests have pleaded with Pope Francis for more Black bishops in Brazil, and have complained to the pontiff of the knee of Catholic white supremacy they say has been “pressing on our necks”.
There are many in the “All Lives Matter” (ALM) camp who are “pro-life,” or more specifically, anti-abortion.
The Pontifical Academy for Life has made a powerful anti-racism statement with a ‘Black Lives Matter’ Pietà.
In an open letter organised by the ‘Faith in Public Life’ network, over 150 Catholics including theologians, religious and former staffers at the US Catholic Bishops’ Conference have accused Donald Trump of a “fundamental contempt for what it means to be a Christian”, denouncing that the US president “defiles the Gospel in his words and policies”.
On Sunday, September 6, Fr. Bryan Massingale, in conjunction with the National Black Sisters’ Conference and the National Black Catholic Clergy Caucus, offered a Zoom presentation on “The Racist Sitting in the Pew: The Challenge Facing Black Catholicism Today.”
“Remembering the Lord’s call for mercy, we renew our plea: stop these executions!”, the US Bishops have cried to the government on the resumption of the federal death penalty.
A Vatican archbishop has issued a plea not to ideologise the pro-life cause as abortion has become a weapon in the US presidential race.
“People are worth more than things, they are more valuable than any riches we possess”, Pope Francis has stressed.
The Pontifical Academy for Life released a document on Wednesday, entitled “Humana communitas in the age of pandemic: Untimely meditations on life’s rebirth”.
“Humana communitas in the age of pandemic: Untimely meditations on life’s rebirth” is the title of the document released on Wednesday by the Vatican Pontifical Academy for Life.
The document that has just been published by the Church in Malta, entitled One Church. One Journey. A Process of Ecclesial Renewal 2020-2024, underlines a strong commitment to the promotion of human life and dignity.
The Italian Bishops’ newspaper has been accused by Catholics of allowing only a “one-way debate” on a new homophobia law.
A nun has deounced the culture in the Church that has “continually failed” to address the “soul murder” of child abuse.
In the General Audience today, Pope Francis deplored the “sin” of the murder by US police of unarmed black man George Floyd, insisting that in the Church “we cannot tolerate racism and yet claim to defend the sacredness of every human life”.
An essay written by President of the Vatican Pontifical Academy for Life, Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia – “Pandemia e fraternità. La forza dei legami umani riapre il futuro” (“Pandemic and fraternity. The strength of human bonds reopens the future”) – has just been published.
Healthcare rationing in the COVID-19 crisis “must be the last resort”, a Pontifical Academy has reminded governments.