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Venezuelan bishops repudiate arrest of opposition figure Roberto Marrero
Mar 26, 2019 - 03:03 pm
  • The Justice and Peace Commission of the Venezuelan bishops' conference has repudiated last week's arrest of Roberto Marrero, chief of staff to opposition leader Juan Guaidó.
Guam archbishop: Marijuana proposal should be nipped in the bud
Mar 26, 2019 - 02:38 pm
  • The head of the Catholic Church in Guam has expressed strong opposition to a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana, which this week has been a center of debate by the country's legislators.
Cardinal Cupich warns against 'radical' Illinois abortion bills
Mar 26, 2019 - 12:37 pm
  • Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago has spoken out against a pair of Illinois abortion bills, calling them a radical and disturbing movement away from the common good.
Pope Francis changes canon law for religious who desert the community
Mar 26, 2019 - 09:30 am
  • Pope Francis amended canon law Tuesday to create a new mechanism for dismissing a religious man or woman who has deserted their community.
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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” ...