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Bishop David Antonio appointed as the new Bishop of Ilagan

His Holiness Pope Francis appointed a bishop to the Diocese of Ilagan in northern Philippines. His Grace Bishop David William Valencia Antonio, the Auxiliary of Segovia is...

Archdiocese of Singapore changes duration of marriage preparation to one year

The Archdiocese of Singapore has introduced a new policy to ensure couples are taking the time they need to properly prepare for marriage. Catholics...

Archbishop Scicluna appointed as adjunct secretary of CDF

His Holiness Pope Francis appointed His Grace Archbishop Charles Scicluna of Malta as adjunct secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith....

The cold shadow of euthanasia is spreading: Cardinal Collins

The “cold shadow” of euthanasia is spreading, His Eminence Cardinal Thomas Collins has said. Speaking at the 39th annual Cardinal’s Dinner in Toronto, the...

Church in UAE marks annual harvest festival for a noble cause

Thousands of believers are marking the annual harvest festival in churches across Abu Dhabi. Expecting to host about 10,000 people in celebrations on November...

Catholic Bishops Conference of England and Wales to discuss Bible, Youth...

The Catholic Bishops Conference of England and Wales  began its November plenary assembly with bishops gathered in Leeds, in the North East of England, for...

Four Priests abducted in Nigeria released

The priests abducted by unknown gunmen have been released. Chancellor of the Archdiocese of Benin, Fr. Mike Oyanoafoh announced this in Nigeria. Frs. Joseph...

Four Catholic priests abducted in Nigeria

Frs. Victor Adigboluja (Ijebu Ode Diocese), Anthony Otegbola (Abeokuta Diocese), Joseph Ediae (Benin Archdiocese) and Obadjere Emmanuel (Warri Diocese) were returning from a special...

Tanzania marks 150years of Catholic Faith

Thousands of Tanzanian Catholics joined by the country’s President, John Magufuli and other dignitaries, on Sunday celebrated 150 years of evangelization at Bagamoyo, a...

Archbishop Fridolin Besungu appointed as the new Archbishop of Kinshasa

His Holiness Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of His Eminence Cardinal Laurent Monsengwo Pasinya, and has appointed Coadjutor-Archbishop Fridolin Ambongo Besungu, OFMCap. as Archbishop of Kinshasa (Democratic...

Millions of faithful gather in Philippines to see the relic of...

During the historic pilgrimage to the Philippines of the incorrupt relic of the heart of Padre Pio (6-26 October), five million Catholic devotees rushed...

19 Martyrs to be beatified in Algeria

Seven of the nineteen martyrs rose to international fame following the film Of Gods and Men. But on December 8th, all of the 19...

Seminarian shot dead in Cameroon

With a seminarian killed in Cameroon, the Bishop of Mamfe Diocese has called on the government to stop wiping out its young people and...

Christians in Manipal demand regularization of churches constructed in public places

Thousands of Christians staged a silent mass rally in Imphal on October 24 demanding regularization of churches constructed in public places across Manipur. The...

Cardinal Pietro Parolin urges for peace in the Korean peninsula

Vatican Secretary of State, His Eminence Cardinal Pietro Parolin celebrated a Holy Mass in Rome’s St. Peter’s Basilica praying for peace in the Korean...

Churches in South Sudan work to build ‘Bridges of Peace’

The Community of St. Egidio hosted the “Bridges of Peace “ meeting in the Italian city of Bologna, marking 32nd edition of the International Meeting...

Cemetery associated with St. Stephen desecrated in Jerusalem

A police forensic team is investigating the desecration of a cemetery near Jerusalem associated with Saint Stephen. Salesian Father Antonio Scudo of the Salesian...

Children gather to pray rosary around the world

A group of children gathered to pray the rosary one day at a wayside shrine outside of Caracas in Venezuela in 2005. Some women...

Pope Francis appoints new bishop for the Diocese of Lae

His Holiness Pope Francis has appointed Fr Rozario Menezes, as the third Bishop of the Diocese of Lae. He replaces Bishop Christian Conrad Blouin...

The faults of one person cannot be blamed on the entire...

Percival Holt, president of the Indian Catholic Youth Movement and member of the National Youth Commission of India’s bishops’ conference, said he wanted to...

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