Pope Francis delayed his visit to South Sudan and the DRC
Both South Sudan and the DRC continue to suffer from internal unrest, which has caused the displacement of millions.
Volodymyr Zelensky thanks Pope Francis for praying for peace
Four days of fighting has led to hundreds of civilian deaths and displaced tens of thousands of Ukrainians.
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.