Tag: Vatican

Pope Francis to Catholics: "Do not fear persecution!"

In his catechesis, Francis reflected on the day’s Gospel, with Jesus’ exhortation to his disciples to “not be afraid.”

New streaming service will offer films inspired by Christianity

VatiVision to focus on “quality contributions to art, culture and faith.”

Vatican urges OSCE to promote religious freedom amid rising intolerance

The Holy See warns that religiously-motivated hate crimes are on the rise, as the Covid-19 pandemic increases intolerance

Cardinal Müller: "Some forces want to use a pandemic to suppress the church"

"Why would going to the church be more dangerous than going to the supermarket?" wonders the German Prelate

Vatican museums will open to the public on the 1st of June

The Vatican museums and gardens have been closed for three months.

Contrary to canon law, a woman will act as an episcopal vicar in Switzerland

As this decision goes against the Code of Canon Law, the local Bishop used a legal manoeuvre to bypass the legislation

Cardinal celebrates Ramadan at home

Ramadan is a time during which Christians are particularly at risk and subjected to high pressure worldwide.

Belgian hospitals practising euthanasia cannot call themselves "Catholic"

The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith emphasised that "euthanasia remains unacceptable, even in extreme cases."

The canonisation process of the parents of Saint John Paul II will begin in May

The beatification of John Paul II took place on the 1st of May 2011 and he was canonised on the 27th of April 2014.