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Eritrean soldiers accused of Tigray violence

According to Amnesty International, Eritrean soldiers opened fire on civilians in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, killing three people and wounding at least 19.

Pope Francis: Prayer made St Teresa of Ávila an exceptional woman

Pope Francis sends a video message on the occasion of the International Congress "Mujer exceptional", or Exceptional Woman, dedicated to the 50th Anniversary of the proclamation of St. Teresa of Ávila as a Doctor of the Church.

Pope: Promote a politics not only for people, but with people

Pope Francis sends a video message to participants in an international conference entitled "A Politics Rooted in the People" and urges them, like a good shepherd, to put the most vulnerable first.

Pope Francis: ‘Brazil’s Covid-crisis has left no one untouched’

In a video message to the country's Bishops’ Conference, Pope Francis urges Brazil’s Bishops to help reconcile the nation and comfort the many people whose lives have been affected by the pandemic.

Cardinal Parolin: Multilateralism, fraternity needed on path toward better society

The Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, highlights key elements central to ongoing efforts toward achieving a fraternal society envisioned by Pope Francis in his Encyclical "Fratelli tutti." He reflects on the themes of healthcare, refugees, work, international humanitarian law and disarmament during a high-level online meeting held on Thursday, themed: "Fraternity, Multilateralism and Peace."

Pope attends funeral Mass of former Papal Almoner

Pope Francis participated in a private capacity at the funeral Mass for former Papal Almoner, Archbishop Felix del Blanco Prieto. The Mass took place on Thursday in St Peter's Basilica

Korean Catholics respond to Pope's appeal for vaccine sharing

Cardinal Yeom says the “Vaccine Sharing Campaign” is an opportunity to show solidarity with those in need.

Brazilian Bishops thank Pope for his closeness to Covid-hit country

The Catholic Bishops of Brazil, gathered for their Plenary Assembly, send a letter to Pope Francis thanking him for his closeness to their Covid-hit country.

Pontifical Council for Culture to explore holistic path to health

An International Conference organized by the Pontifical Council for Culture and the Cura Foundation focuses on the holistic dimension of health and wellbeing, which must include the relationship between mind, body and soul.

Irish Bishop criticizes delay in Moria refugee relocation

The Bishop of Ferns in Ireland criticizes the delay in resettling children to Ireland from the Moria refugee camp in Greece.