- June 1, 2023 - 3:35pm
At least 19 people were killed and more than 100 wounded in Sudan on Wednesday when rockets hit a market in the capital Khartoum. The violence erupted as truce talks between Sudan’s rival military forces collapsed.
- June 1, 2023 - 3:22pm
The Higher Committee of Human Fraternity has opened nominations for the 2024 Zayed Award for Human Fraternity, to recognize those who work to promote human progress and peaceful coexistence.
- June 1, 2023 - 3:11pm
There is a need for media that do not divide but build bridges, do not erect barriers, but support dialogue, said Vatican Media representatives Dr. Andrea Tornielli and Dr. Massimiliano Menichetti, who met with the community of the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin on June 1 in Lublin. The meeting with students, including those studying journalism, focused on the use of modern media and technology for communication in the Church.
- June 1, 2023 - 2:48pm
In an interview with Italian daily “La Stampa”, the Vatican’s Secretary for Relations with States and International Organizations, Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, discusses the Holy See’s diplomatic efforts for peace in Ukraine, and its mission of fostering good relations between peoples and nations around the world.
- June 1, 2023 - 2:15pm
Bishop Charles Kasonde of Zambia recently celebrated his thirteenth episcopal anniversary with the Catholic faithful of Solwe in his Diocese.
- June 1, 2023 - 12:31pm
A report from the Greenpeace network calls plastics “incompatible with a circular economy” as negotiations are underway for a Global Plastic Treaty.
- June 1, 2023 - 11:27am
The United Nations’ weather agency announced that it is making the cryosphere a top priority following increasing global impacts of diminishing sea ice and melting glaciers.
- June 1, 2023 - 10:06am
Pope Francis meets with members of the Latin American Business Council, and urges entrepreneurs to look to the Gospel to find hope and direction in their business endeavors.
- June 1, 2023 - 9:42am
"We look at Africa with great confidence," Pope Francis says, as he praises the African Compact on Education, while thanking a delegation of organizers of the Pact, the Fondation Internationale Religions et Sociétés, for creating the first such continental model highlighting the duty to invest in education.
- May 31, 2023 - 6:39pm
Pope Francis speaks by phone with Brazilian President Lula da Silva to discuss their hopes for peace in Ukraine and efforts to combat poverty, with the President inviting the Pope to make a second visit to Brazil.
- May 31, 2023 - 5:26pm
Pope Francis receives the Secretary-General of the Muslim Council of Elders and the Special Representative of the UAE Presidency to discuss the crucial contribution of faith communities in the upcoming COP28 conference in Dubai.
- May 31, 2023 - 3:42pm
As a group from the Citadel of Peace project meet with Pope Francis in St Peter’s Square, a participant from Bosnia speaks to Vatican News, stressing the importance of the “creative transformation” of conflict.
- May 31, 2023 - 3:11pm
The Vatican Observatory will host its biennial summer school in observational astronomy and astrophysics from 4-30 June 2023 at the Papal Summer Gardens of Castel Gandolfo where 24 students from 20 nations will gather.
- May 31, 2023 - 2:58pm
The General Secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC), Rev. Jerry Pillay, expresses concern over a violent protest by Jewish extremists against an Evangelical Christian event in Jerusalem, upholding that Jerusalem is a shared Holy City of three religions.
- May 31, 2023 - 12:01pm
Indonesia’s gradual decline in digital freedom concerns Southeast Asian lawmakers as the country approaches its general elections in 2024.
- May 31, 2023 - 11:03am
Sister Benilda Quimio, a Filipina vocation director of the Congregation of the Sister Ministers of the Infirm of St. Camillus in the Philippines, highlights the vital role of healthcare in the lives of people and explains why nurturing life is important in the communities.
- May 31, 2023 - 10:58am
Unicef warns that the climate crisis has led to severe drought and sudden flooding in Somalia leaving hundreds of thousands of people in need of humanitarian assistance.
- May 31, 2023 - 8:04am
Following on its agreement with the Dicastery for Evangelisation, the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Dicastery for Clergy. The latest agreement aims at guaranteeing reception spaces for survivors, futher developing the indications of the “Ratio Nationalis”, and implementing permanent training for priests.
- May 30, 2023 - 4:28pm
Dr Ungunmerr Baumann, one of Australia’s most respect Aboriginal leaders, will meet with Pope Francis and other senior Vatican figures, and unveil a new artwork at the Vatican Museums.
- May 30, 2023 - 3:56pm
After nearly a month of sectarian violence between ethnic Meitei and Christian tribals in Manipur State, the North East India Regional Bishops’ Council urges the two communities to find ways of peaceful coexistence and reconciliation by making “concessions in view of the common good”.