Tag: Vatican

Pope Francis calls for Christians to pray for Afghanistan

In many cases, known Christians must flee Afghanistan or risk being killed.

Pope Francis received threatening letter containing bullets

The letter containing three bullets was discovered by postal employees at a mail sorting facility near Milan on the 9th of August.

Catholic judge beatified in Sicily, honored as ‘martyr of justice and faith’

Blessed Rosario Livatino, a Catholic judge brutally killed by the mafia in 1990, was beatified Sunday in Sicily.

Pope Francis considers visiting North Korea

Pope Francis indicated his willingness to visit North Korea, the country, where Christians are the most persecuted.

Scholars urge Vatican to speak out on China’s religious freedom abuses

New rules set to take effect in May 2021 violate the Sino-Vatican agreements, tightening Beijing’s power over the Church in China.

Advocate for ACN: "We have a lot to learn this Lent from persecuted Christians"

“The example of those who would rather die than renounce their faith is unforgettable and very hard to comprehend,” Szymanski said

Pope Francis criticises abortion in his new book and gets ignored by the media

Every time Pope Francis brings up the topic of abortion he is ignored by the mainstream media.

Pope Francis announced visit to Iraq in March

The Vatican announced that Pope Francis plans to go to Iraq in March 2021.

Pope Francis: "I am deeply touched by the solidarity of Hungary"

Pope Francis greeted the delegation of Hungary Helps in Vatican.

Pope Francis expresses solidarity with the Hungarian Church

Hungary's capital Budapest was about to host the International Eucharistic Congress, one of the major Catholic events of this year