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  • 18 Million Yemenis Are StarvingMore than 18 million people are starving in Yemen. A report issued by the UN"€™s World Food Programme (WFP) has stated in no uncertain terms that this is the most serious food [...]

Church Grows by Attraction, Not Proselytism, Says CDF Leader in Presenting New Document

Church Grows by Attraction, Not Proselytism, Says CDF Leader in Presenting New Document

  Today the Letter of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, Iuvenescit Ecclesia, addressed to [...]

Canadian Christians, Jews, Muslims Call for Palliative Care Programs as Euthanasia Legalized

Canadian Christians, Jews, Muslims Call for Palliative Care Programs as Euthanasia Legalized

In the wake of the legalization of assisted suicide in Canada, faith groups are calling [...]

Holy See at UN: Discouraging Risky Behavior Isn’t Same as Discrimination

Holy See at UN: Discouraging Risky Behavior Isn’t Same as Discrimination

Archbishop Bernardino Auza reminded UN officials last week that there is a difference between discrimination [...]

Love, not some idea of perfection, leads to happiness, pope says

Love, not some idea of perfection, leads to happiness, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Love and solidarity are what make the world a better place, not [...]

Pope offers prayers for Orlando victims of terrible, absurd violence

Pope offers prayers for Orlando victims of terrible, absurd violence

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis offered prayers for the families of the victims of the mass [...]

Extreme poverty is a reality, not a faceless statistic, pope says

Extreme poverty is a reality, not a faceless statistic, pope says

ROME (CNS) -- The key to ending extreme poverty and hunger is to recognize that behind every [...]

A sword has pierced heart of city, says Orlando bishop about shooting

A sword has pierced heart of city, says Orlando bishop about shooting

ORLANDO, Fla. (CNS) -- Orlando Bishop John G. Noonan urged people of faith "to turn their [...]

Defending the freedom to teach

Defending the freedom to teach

An attack on the very principle of the freedom to teach contained in the Constitution: this [...]

Towards the Jubilee of the Sick

Towards the Jubilee of the Sick

The multidrug therapy has cured sixteen million lepers, but still each year two hundred thousand [...]

For a new dicastery on charity, justice and peace

For a new dicastery 
 on charity, justice and peace

The Council of Cardinals has delivered its proposal to Pope Francis for a new dicastery [...]