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23 March 2017, 18:05 | Vatican
Europe today is suffering from a “deep malaise,” the Vatican’s Secretary of State remarked in an interview with the Italian daily La Stampa, Catholic Culture informs.
13 March 2017, 14:22 | Religion and society
According to the press secretary of the Initiative “Pope for Ukraine” Olena Kulygina, humanitarian aid had reached almost all the towns along the demarcation line in Donbas. The total number of persons covered by the assistance is nearly 200 thousand people.
9 March 2017, 10:16 | World news
The Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations in Geneva called on participants to recognize religious freedom as a fundamental human right.
28 February 2017, 12:22 | Vatican
At the end of December, Donbas received the first batch of aid from the Pope.
27 February 2017, 15:34 | Vatican
23 February 2017, 12:22 | International relations
Undoubtedly, the Holy See and the Pope himself are one of the most active global entities, attracting international attention to the war, which affects Ukraine.”
22 February 2017, 19:04 | UGCC
Despite efforts the past three years, a “stable cease-fire” has never been achieved, “therefore, we ask international organizations to continue diplomatic approaches to stop the aggressor and end the war so that true peace can be reached,” he said in a written statement received by Catholic News Service February 22.
22 February 2017, 14:49 | Vatican
16 February 2017, 22:25 | Apostolic Nunciatura
14 February 2017, 14:40 | Interchurch relations |
29 January 2017, 09:27 | Apostolic Nunciatura |
You as his messenger attended even those places where our bishops can not get to accomplish their pastoral ministry [meaning territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions temporarily under control of Russia-backed militants, RISU]. To the parishes in Donetsk and Luhansk, over which we have a duty to care, a hand of the Church reached through your visit”, said the patriarch
9 January 2017, 18:22 | International relations |
The Holy Father dedicated meeting to the theme of security and peace, expressing his heartfelt conviction that every form of religious expression is called to promote peace, and lamenting that at times, especially nowadays, the religious experience may be exploited in the interests of fundamentalism and terrorism.
25 December 2016, 12:29 | Religious holidays and traditions |
According to Bible tradition, on Christmas day the Virgin Mary gave birth to Jesus Christ. The Son of God was born in a manger in Bethlehem. The angels announced to the shepherds the news of the birth of the Son of God.
23 December 2016, 19:17 | Vatican |
30 November 2016, 16:58 | Ukraine and world |
The Secretary will meet with Holy See Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin in Vatican City to discuss international issues and peace efforts, including the humanitarian crisis in Syria, violence in Ukraine, and the ongoing dialogue in Venezuela.
11 November 2016, 11:00 | Vatican |
On Thursday, November 10, 2016, Pope Francis had a private audience with His Beatitude Sviatoslav Shevchuk, Major Archbishop of Kyiv-Galician, head of the UGCC, who stayed in Rome these days, taking part in the Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity.
9 November 2016, 17:29 | Apostolic Nunciatura |
Pope Francis said that Ukraine has a special place in his heart and that he prays daily for the return of peace, for consolation for the neediest people and the progress of the country.
1 November 2016, 13:41 | RCC in Ukraine |
Doctors who arrived from Italy specifically to study the situation in hospitals in eastern Ukraine and Kyiv saw the needs that are most urgent today.
31 October 2016, 12:48 | Vatican |
The Pope departed from Rome’s Fiumicino airport at 8.20 a.m. and arrived at 11 a.m. at Malmö, where the official welcome was held.
26 October 2016, 12:52 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage |
“The Church insistently recommends that the bodies of the deceased be buried in cemeteries or other sacred places,” because it showed the dignity and respect for the human body, said the document approved by Pope Francis.