Posted on 08/9/2020 09:15 AM ()
Voters in Belarus go to the polls on Sunday amid mounting protests against President Alexander Lukashenko, Europe's longest-ruling head-of-state.
Posted on 08/9/2020 08:53 AM ()
World leaders have been discussing emergency aid for Lebanon after Tuesday's devastating explosion in Beirut.
Posted on 08/9/2020 07:59 AM ()
The United Nations marks International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples on August 9. The UN chief has released a message for this year’s observance, whose theme is, “COVID-19 and indigenous peoples’ resilience”.
Posted on 08/9/2020 06:03 AM ()
As Catholics in Japan commemorate the 75th anniversary of the destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by an atomic bomb, their Bishops take steps to promote peace and abolish nuclear weapons.
Posted on 08/9/2020 04:20 AM ()
At the Angelus on Sunday, Pope Francis calls on the Church in Lebanon to continue to be close to their people, and appeals for “generous aid” from the international community.
Posted on 08/9/2020 04:11 AM ()
At the Angelus on Sunday, Pope Francis urged prayer and commitment to free the world from nuclear weapons.
Posted on 08/9/2020 04:07 AM ()
Pope Francis reflects on the Gospel account of Jesus calming the storm, reminding us that Jesus “is the Father’s hand who never abandons us.”
Posted on 08/9/2020 01:48 AM ()
75 years ago today, devastation hit Nagasaki in the form of an atom bomb. Catholics too are commemorating this anniversary and are telling their story.
Posted on 08/9/2020 00:31 AM ()
Beauty creates communion. It unites onlookers from a distance, uniting past, present and future. Pope Francis has recalled this on a number of occasions. The Church has always translated the universality of the Good News into the language of art. From this premise, this dramatic moment in history characterized by uncertainty and isolation, gives rise to this initiative which is a partnership between the Vatican Museum and Vatican News: Masterpieces from the Vatican Collection accompanied by comments from the words of the Popes.
Posted on 08/8/2020 10:19 AM ()
The Church in Panama and the nation’s Ministry of Health sign a cooperation agreement, in order to work together to combat the ravages of the Covid-19 pandemic.