Pope reiterates call to ensure fundamental human right to water

By |2023-03-23T20:53:42+01:00March 23rd, 2023|News, Vatican|

  Pope Francis sends a message to participants in an event connected to the framework of the UN Water Conference taking place in New York, and calls for “concrete and effective” action to ensure the universal human right to access water, calling it is a right to life. Fundamental human right to water Pope Francis

Pope Francis: ‘For my anniversary I would like peace’

By |2023-03-13T15:03:50+01:00March 13th, 2023|News, Vatican|

The "Popecast is a podcast produced by the Vatican media on the tenth anniversary of Pope Francis’ pontificate. In it, he tells of how he never imagined he would be “the Pope at the time of the Third World War", he speaks of the most beautiful memory as being that the meeting with the elderly

Pope Francis applauds women on International Women’s Day

By |2023-03-08T15:37:36+01:00March 8th, 2023|News, Vatican|

On International Women's Day, Pope Francis calls for an applause for women, saying "they deserve it," while praising their "tender hearts" and "ability to construct a more humane society." By Deborah Castellano Lubov "On International Women's Day, I think of all women: I thank them for their commitment to building a more humane society, through

Pope renews Council of Cardinals

By |2023-03-07T17:22:36+01:00March 7th, 2023|News, Vatican|

The Council of Cardinals has been renewed by Pope Francis, with Bishop Marco Mellino serving as Secretary. The first meeting of the new Council will take place on 24 April of this year. By Vatican News staff writer Pope Francis has renewed the Council of Cardinals, as known as the 'C9', since the mandate of

Pope’s March prayer intention: For victims of abuse

By |2023-03-03T13:40:21+01:00March 3rd, 2023|News, Vatican|

In his prayer intention for March 2023, Pope Francis prays for victims of abuse, and says the Church must serve as a model of safeguarding and must offer safe spaces for victims. By Vatican News staff “In response to cases of abuse, especially those committed by members of the Church, it is not enoug to

Caritas Nigeria extremely disappointed with Nigeria’s electoral body

By |2023-03-01T23:38:18+01:00March 1st, 2023|News, Vatican|

  Caritas Nigeria has expressed "regret and total disappointment" at the behaviour and processes surrounding Saturday's presidential elections. Paul Samasumo – Vatican City and Delphine Asu, Abuja. In a hard-hitting post national interim election assessment issued Tuesday, Caritas Nigeria Executive Secretary and CEO, Fr. Uchechukwu Obodoechina accused the national electoral body and public officials in

Pope sends condolences for deadly train collision in Greece

By |2023-03-01T16:14:53+01:00March 1st, 2023|News, Vatican|

Pope Francis expresses his sorrow and condolences for a head-on train crash in Greece, which killed at least 36 people and injured over 85 others. By Devin Watkins The Pope sent a message on Wednesday to express his condolences for Tuesday night’s train crash near the Greek city of Larissa, assuring those affected of his

Pope: we must all engage in politics for the common good

By |2023-02-27T12:08:54+01:00February 27th, 2023|News, Vatican|

"El Pastor", a book by journalists Francesca Ambrogetti and Sergio Rubin that was recently published in Argentina, is the result of several interviews with the Pope on the most important and urgent issues of the Church, from politics to economics, from reforms in the Roman Curia to threats to the 'common home'. By Benedetta Capelli 

Pope Francis: Our Lenten journey is synodal

By |2023-02-22T16:02:13+01:00February 22nd, 2023|News, Vatican|

In his Message for Lent 2023, Pope Francis highlights the relationship between the Lenten journey and the synodal journey, which are both rooted in tradition and open to newness. By Christopher Wells Personal and ecclesial “transfiguration” is the goal of the ascetical journey of Lent, and similarly of the synodal process, writes Pope Francis in

Italian ambassador and Nunciature co-host fellow diplomats and Church Dignitaries

By |2023-02-18T13:14:31+01:00February 18th, 2023|News, Nigeria, Vatican|

By CSN Correspondent At the instance of the Italian Ambassador to Nigeria, His Excellency, Mr. Stefano De Leo, and the Apostolic Nuncio to Nigeria, His Excellency, Most Rev. Antonio Guido Filipazzi, a beautiful dinner was held in honor of high-ranking diplomats in Nigeria and some prelates of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN). The

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