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Cairo (Agenzia Fides) - Two Coptic Christians were found murdered on Wednesday, February 22 in North Sinai peninsula, after a video message announcing new attacks presumably by Jihadists against the Christian community had been spread in past days on the network and claimed the massacre of Christians on December 11 in Botrosiya church, in the complex of church buildings adjacent to the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo, which had caused the death of 29 people. ...
Washington (Agenzia Fides) – The Annual Report 2016 of Amnesty International was presented yesterday, February 22, which states that in 2016 there was an acceleration of the human rights crisis in Latin America. Countries like Mexico, Venezuela, El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala were among the hardest hit from abuse and impunity for human rights violations."The crisis is interconnected with everything going on in the region", said Erika Guevara-Rosas, director of Amnesty...
The Council Complete of State, the Constitutional organ in charge of electing the Grand Master (or, as established in the Constitution, a Lieutenant of the Grand Master, in charge for a year) of the Sovereign Order of Malta, will be held on April 29.A note issued by the Sovereign Order of Malta on February 15, 2017, states “it was established by the government of the Order of Malta – the Sovereign Council – which met this morning at Rome, following the resignation of the...
 By Elise Harris Vatican City, Feb 14, 2017 / 05:20 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The head of the Vatican office charged with interpreting Church law has said that divorced-and-remarried persons who want to change their situation but cannot, may be admitted to Communion without living in continence.“The Church could admit to Penance and to the Eucharist faithful who find themselves in an illegitimate union when two essential conditions occur: they want to change the...
(Vatican Radio) A joint effort between art and mercy has made it possible for one of the most troubled countries in the world to receive a substantial donation for its children in need of medical care.When the project entitled “Christo’s box, between Art and Mercy, A Gift for Bangui” was presented in May 2016 at the Vatican Museums, Pope Francis had made it quite clear that he wanted the proceeds to go to the Bangui Children’s Hospital in the Democratic Republic of Congo.200...
Below is a reflection of Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, entitled ‘A Way of Life.’ Published on January 26th, it is from Cardinal Wuerl’s blog:***Over the last week, American civic values have been on full display as many people have travelled here to witness the presidential inauguration, as well as some who have raised their voices on a whole host of issues. Unlike these, one event in our nation’s capital is not a once-every-four-years occurrence or every...
ROME — “The final battle between the Lord and the kingdom of Satan will be over marriage and the family,” Sr. Lucia dos Santos, one of the three Fatima visionaries, confided to Cardinal Carlo Carrara several years ago, as he was working to found the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family in Rome.On February 16, 2008, Cardinal Caffarra, then Archbishop of Bologna, travelled to San Giovanni Rotondo to celebrate Holy Mass at the tomb of St. Padre...
Medics carry a wounded person at the scene after an attack at a popular nightclub in Istanbul, early Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017. (IHA via AP)16       BEIRUT: Three Lebanese citizens were killed and four others were wounded in a shooting that took place at a crowded nightclub in Istanbul, according to Lebanon's Foreign Ministry.Lebanese authorities confirmed Sunday the death of Elias Wardini, Haykal Mussalem and Rita Al Shami while Bushra Douaihy...
(Vatican Radio) Apostolic Nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations in New York, Archbishop Bernardito Auza delivered a statement  to the UN Security Council Open Debate on Preventing catastrophe: A global agenda for stopping the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction by non-State actors.In the statement the Archbishop reiterated the  "Holy See’s  constant  and  firm  opposition  to  the production...
“An ethic of responsibility for nuclear security” was the theme of an address given by Msgr. Antoine Camilleri, under-secretary for Relations with States, at the International Conference on Nuclear Security, organised by the International Atomic Energy Agency, underway in Vienna, Austria, from 5 to 9 December.The prelate recalled that Pope Francis, in his address to the General Assembly of the United Nations in September 2015, urged the international community “‘to...
The Vatican daily newspaper on Tuesday condemned the more than 4,500 migrant deaths in the Mediterranean this year - the most lethal on record - calling the toll "unacceptable"."The year 2016 has seen an unacceptable, record number of migrants perish on the boat journey to Italy from the African coast," said the Osservatore Romano, citing data from the International Organisation for Migration.A total 4,690 migrants and refugees died in the Mediterranean this year amid the...
The ongoing migrant crisis has caused discord within churches in Europe and raises questions about its identity and future, a Catholic bishop told a high-level EU summit on Tuesday.“This crisis has undermined unity in Europe, and, admittedly, also within the churches in Europe," said the auxiliary bishop of Malines-Bruxelles, Jean Kockerols, quoted by Vatican Radio.A common solution to the refugee crisis “is a question that touches directly upon the values and the future of...
(Vatican Radio) A new book that explores the themes and the content of Pope Francis’ homilies and discourses from when he was archbishop of Buenos Aires was presented on Thursday in the Vatican.Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Cardinal-elect Blase Cupich and the newly elected Superior General of the Jesuits, Fr Arturo Sosa, were present for the presentation together with man behind the book. Listen to the report by Linda...
 HOMEPope FrancisPope FrancisActivitiesSpeechesHomiliesDocumentsPope Ecology EncyclicalActivities26/10/2016 10:51General Audience: English summaryPope Francis on Wednesday urged the faithful to offer welcome and care to refugees fleeing war, famine and poverty. He was speaking during the weekly General Audience in St. Peter's Square. 25/10/2016 16:24Pope Francis: Mass for the departed Cardinals & Bishops25/10/2016 08:00Pope meets Venezuelan President23/10/2016...
(Vatican Radio) The Holy See reiterated its support for a two-state solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on Wednesday during a United Nations Security Council debate on the situation in the Middle East.“If Israel and Palestine do not agree to exist side-by-side, reconciled and sovereign within mutually agreed and internationally recognized borders, peace will remain a distant dream and security an illusion,” said a statement by Archbishop Bernardito Auza, the...