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Pope Plans Historic Visit To Iraq As Its Christian Populations Dwindle

Pope Plans Historic Visit To Iraq As Its Christian Populations Dwindle

  BAGHDAD — On a recent Sunday in Baghdad, a congregation of Chaldean Catholics gather — [...]

Pope authorizes eight decrees concerning candidates for sainthood

Pope authorizes eight decrees concerning candidates for sainthood

Pope Francis on Saturday authorized the Vatican Congregation for the Causes of Saints to promulgate [...]

Pope appoints new Archpriest of Saint Peter’s Basilica

Pope appoints new Archpriest of Saint Peter’s Basilica

The Holy Father has named Cardinal Mauro Gambetti as Vicar General for His Holiness for [...]

Pope Francis visits Holocaust survivor in Rome

Pope Francis visits Holocaust survivor in Rome

On Saturday, Pope Francis made a visit to Edith Bruck, a Hungarian-born Holocaust survivor, at [...]

Pope Accepts Resignation of Cardinal Sarah

Pope Accepts Resignation of Cardinal Sarah

ROME — Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Cardinal Robert Sarah as the head of [...]

Vatican And Iraqi Government Discuss Papal Visit Amid Covid

Vatican And Iraqi Government Discuss Papal Visit Amid Covid

VATICAN CITY — Two days after the Iraqi government announced stringent COVID-19 precautions, including the [...]

Pope Francis urges Brazil’s Christians to seek unity in battle against pandemic

Pope Francis urges Brazil’s Christians to seek unity in battle against pandemic

  CNA Staff, Feb 17, 2021 / 01:00 pm MT (CNA).- Pope Francis encouraged Brazil’s Christians [...]

Dicastery for Divine Worship issues Holy Week Guidelines

Dicastery for Divine Worship issues Holy Week Guidelines

The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments issues a note to [...]

Pope at Ash Wednesday Mass: ‘Lent is a journey of return to God’

Pope at Ash Wednesday Mass: ‘Lent is a journey of return to God’

Pope Francis celebrates Mass on Ash Wednesday in St. Peter’s Basilica, and urges Christians to [...]

Catholics in Qaraqosh, Iraq, Call It ‘Miracle’ That Pope Francis Will Visit

Catholics in Qaraqosh, Iraq, Call It ‘Miracle’ That Pope Francis Will Visit

  By Doreen Abi Raad BEIRUT (CNS) — The largest Syriac Catholic congregation in the world is [...]

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