George Floyd’s “I can’t breathe” is an expression of the “cry of the poor”, Vatican cardinal Peter Turkson has denounced.
Referring to the killing of unarmed black man George Floyd that has unleashed a wave of outrage across the US and beyond, a Vatican official has called for a “revolution of brotherhood” to fight the “virus” of racism.
The World Council of Churches has expressed its “revulsion” at the murder of unarmed black man George Floyd at the hands of US police officers and called for “full accountability” for those responsible.
The International Safeguarding Conference is hosting a series of webinars, entitled “A Safer Church”, which will focus on sharing safeguarding best practices, especially in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
During a telephone conversation with the French President, Pope Francis expressed his closeness and support to France, where Covid-19 has claimed more than 20,000 lives.
Vatican cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle has backed the call for an immediate coronavirus ceasefire around the world, saying that the idea of a truce, advanced by the UN Secretary General and by Pope Francis, among others, reminds us that “we must be protecting each other, not killing each other”.
In his Wednesday General Audience today, Pope Francis prayed for the victims of the coronavirus, for “peace” in the “battlefield with wars on each side” that is Iraq, and for the 1,200 Air Italy employees under the threat of mass layoffs after the airline entered into liquidation.
In his message for Lent, released today, Pope Francis blasted the “idolatry” of the “unbridled thirst for profit” and appealed for a “more just and inclusive” economy.
Pope Francis today said he is in “mourning” and “deeply affected” by the “terrible act of violence” in Hanau, Germany.
Pope Francis today in the Angelus deplored the “so many calamities, so many” to which Syria and other places at war are suffering.
Cardinals in Germany and Italy are standing up to anti-Semitism and racism, saying: “Not with me! Never again!”.
Ahead of the Irish General Election this Saturday, the Archbishop of Armagh has said plans for a poll on Irish reunification should proceed slowly but surely.
An Italian priest fighting anti-Semitism has suffered a robbery in his parish, a theft he has described as “cowardice” and “sad”.
Today, Friday 31 January, Archbishop Eamon Martin and Bishop Michael Router have issued a statement concerning the 2020 General Election.
An Italian priest has had a genius idea to combat rising anti-Semitism: hanging a sign on his church’s front door…
The auxiliary bishop of Armagh, Michael Router, has deplored as “disgusting and beyond belief” the murder of teen Keane Mulready-Woods by elements of Drogheda’s criminal underworld.
January 11, at 7.30 pm, in the church of Sant’Egidio in Rome, the archbishop of Bologna, Matteo Zuppi, took possession of the cardinal title of Sant’Egidio.
According to Pope Francis, we cannot “be Christians” if we are “sowers of war” in our family, in the neighbourhood and the workplace.
The cardinal of Barcelona has sounded an alarm for the estimated 20,000 people in the city suffering “energy poverty”.
“War brings only death and destruction.” Pope Francis spoke those words of warning on Sunday, following the Angelus prayer.
Bishop of Down & Connor Noel Treanor’s homily and World Day of Peace message for New Year’s Day: “Peace cannot and should not be taken for granted”.
If there is one common theme running through all of Pope Francis’ World Day of Peace messages, it is Christian hope.
Pope Francis’ 52nd World Day of Peace message in the year 2019, invited us to reflect on the theme “Good politics is at the service of peace”.
The Archbishop of Dublin has decried the rise in Ireland “of groups which are clearly populist and racist”.
A veteran Italian exorcist has blamed secularisation for a rise in what he has called “aggressive Satanism”.
Pope Francis and the UN Secretary General, António Guterres, have pleaded with humanity “not to look the other way” on injustices such as inequality, “the scandal of hunger”, poverty and extremism, as well as on the need to cultivate an “integral ecology”.
A group representing over 1,000 priests in Ireland is backing a parish priest who has received pushback for denouncing the kidnapping of a businessman and a “mafia reign of terror”.