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23 April 2017, 08:53 | World news
The Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople will be in Cairo on April 28 and 29, upon invitation of the Grand Imam of Al Azhar Mosque, Cheikh Ahmed Mohamed el-Tayyib, during the same days of Pope Francis' visits.
16 April 2017, 16:47 | Vatican |
"May the Good Shepherd come to the aid of Ukraine, still beset by conflict and bloodshed, to regain social harmony. May he accompany every effort to alleviate the tragic sufferings of those affected by the conflict", - said the Pontiff.
10 April 2017, 10:36 | RCC in Ukraine
The Pope's words for Ukraine are his Initiative “Pope for Ukraine” - this said Apostolic Nuncio in Ukraine Archbishop Claudio Gugerotti on April 8 during a press conference in Vinnytsia. According to the diplomat, now it is time not for just words, but for action.
5 April 2017, 11:35 | Charity, social service
"SEED - food for every day. Providing people in the area of military conflict with seeds for home gardens” - Charity Association “Emmanuel” has started a new project in the framework of the Initiative “Pope for Ukraine.”
27 March 2017, 22:56 | UGCC
Four Ukrainian Greek Catholic bishops (Edmonton, New Westminster, Saskatoon, and Winnipeg)met with pope Francis in a context of ad limina Apostolorum visit of the Canadian bishops
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.