Pope Francis said Wednesday that persistent prayer can lead to miracles “because prayer goes directly to the heart of the tenderness of God.”
On May 12 the Catholic Church honors Saint Epiphanius of Salamis, an early monk, bishop and Church Father known for his extensive learning and defense of Catholic teachings in the fourth century.
Christianity is on the rise in African countries despite the harsh religious environment on the continent that is characterized by persecution of Christians and lack of government support of churches, a new study has revealed.
The Archbishop of Bangui, Dieudonné Cardinal Nzapalainga is, in a new book, appealing for peace in the Central African Republic (CAR) and expressing gratitude to Pope Francis for his peace efforts.
Catholic schools in South Sudan’s Metropolitan Archdiocese of Juba have distinguished themselves for providing quality education at reduced charges amid concerns that private schools are hiking school fees in the country.
Pope Francis issued an apostolic letter Tuesday formally instituting the new lay ministry of catechist.
Priests and pastoral workers in Germany defied the Vatican Monday by conducting blessing ceremonies attended by same-sex couples.
St. Ignatius of Laconi was a Capuchin Friar. He was born in 1701 and died in 1781. He was canonized 1951 by Pius XII.
The controversial Nigerian Catholic Priest whose supporters violently stormed the Bishop’s residence last week, demanding to know the Cleric’s whereabouts, has publicly apologized to the Universal Church and to his Local Ordinary.
The Apostolic Nuncio in Kenya, Archbishop Bert van Megen, has cautioned against converting churches into places for political rallies, insisting that places of worship should be exclusively for the sharing of the Word of God.
Members of the Clergy ministering in Malawi’s Dedza Diocese have expressed their joy at the news of the appointment of a new Bishop after just over three years of sede vacante.
Ahead of the 2021 World Communications Day (WCD), the Bishop at the helm of the Pan African Episcopal Committee for Social Communications (CEPACS) is calling on Christian journalists on the continent to report “with love” so that those facing challenges find, in the reported stories, “sympathy and solidarity.”
The Vatican’s human development office has created a working group on the topic of the expulsion of criminal organizations from the Catholic Church.
Pope Francis on Monday sent a video message for the launch of a book on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, written by one of the pope’s early spiritual mentors.
The Catholic Church remembers St. Damien of Molokai on May 10. The Belgian priest sacrificed his life and health to become a spiritual father to the victims of leprosy quarantined on a Hawaiian island.
The first missionaries of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans) to arrive in Kenya have been applauded for “planting a seed” that continues to thrive through many Kenyan natives who continue to join the Religious Order that is the oldest in the East African country.
The different cultures in Africa and how they have enabled and barred the safeguarding of children on the continent was the focus of the keynote speaker at last week’s conference of the Inter- Regional Meeting of the Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA).
A Catholic Bishop in Nigeria has lamented over the continued lack of appreciation for human life in the West African nation saying the country’s value system has changed for the worst.
Pope Francis called for the "temporary suspension of intellectual property rights" for COVID-19 vaccines in his video message to the "Vax Live" concert co-chaired by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
Pope Francis said Sunday that loving like Christ requires a rejection of the worldly loves of money, success, vanity, and power.