Faith-Worthy Updates From Around The Globe

Catholic Headline
Pa. court indefinitely blocks release of clergy sex abuse report
Jun 22, 2018 - 05:02 pm
  • The release of a Grand Jury report detailing cases of clerical sex abuse in six of the eight Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania has been blocked by the state’s Supreme Court for unspecified reasons.
During trial, former Vatican diplomat admits viewing child pornography
Jun 22, 2018 - 04:01 pm
  • At the start of his Vatican City trial Friday, Msgr. Carlo Alberto Capella, a former diplomat for the Holy See, admitted to charges of the possession and distribution of child pornography while working in the U.S.
'Not one more death' - Nicaraguan bishops appeal for peace
Jun 22, 2018 - 04:00 pm
  • Amid continued unrest in Nicaragua, Church leaders traveled to the city of Masaya Thursday to pray and appeal for peace.
Give space peace a chance, Holy See says
Jun 22, 2018 - 02:37 pm
  • After U.S. President Donald Trump called Monday for a new military branch referred to as the “space force,” the Holy See has encouraged a unified, peaceful approach to space exploration.
Aleteia Headline
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Aleteia Headline
  • Faith and the 2018 World Cup: little-known Christian details about soccer (football!) stars
  • 5 Kinds of people converting to Catholicism in the US today
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Aleteia Headline
  • A Catholic school counselor has come up with brilliant way to defuse a tantrum
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  • EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS: St. Francis is alive and well and living in the South Bronx
  • 5 Kinds of people converting to Catholicism in the US today
Aleteia News Headline
Sunday Gospel Dec. 24, 2017
  • (Vatican Radio) In this week's edition of There's More in the Gospel Than Meets the Eye, Jill Bevilacqua and Seàn-Patrick Lovett bring us readings and reflections for the Fourth Sunday of Advent.  Listen: Gospel  - Lk 1:26 - 38 The angel Gabriel was sent from God to a town of ...
Pope meets Ecuadoran president
  • Pope Francis, Saturday morning, received in the Vatican President ‎Lenín Boltaire Moreno Garcés of Ecuador, who later held talks with Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin and Secretary for Relations with States, Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher. In a brief communique, the Holy See’s Press Office said that “during ...
Pope urges precise and complete news reporting
  • Pope Francis has urged that "news be communicated with serenity, precision and completeness, using a calm ‎language in favour of a fruitful reflection; thoughtful and clear words, which reject the tempers of ‎allusive, clamorous and ambiguous speech,  Pope Francis told representatives of Italian periodicals on Saturday.  “It is ...
Vatican and WCC plan world conference on combating xenophobia
  • (Vatican Radio) The Vatican and the World Council of Churches on Friday concluded a three day meeting exploring ways of combating xenophobia that is often provoked and exploited by populist policies. A recent UNHCR report spoke of responses to the global migration and refugee crisis as marked by “toxic” ...