A road in Enugu State, Nigeria. | Credit: International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety)

Christianity Growing Despite World’s Worst Persecutions, New Report Says

Nov 8, 2023

A new report from a Christian advocacy group says that Christianity continues to thrive and grow despite brutal repression.

Pope Francis takes questions from members of the press on the flight to Rome from Bahrain. | Alexey Gotovsky/EWTN

Pope Francis: "We have to keep fighting for women’s equality"

Nov 6, 2022

Pope Francis addressed the fight for women’s equality during a press conference aboard the papal plane to Rome on Sunday.

Pope Francis April 18, 2018. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA.

Pope Francis Prays for 176 Victims of Iran Plane Crash

Jan 8, 2020

Pope Francis has offered his prayers for the souls of the 176 passengers of a Ukrainian International Airlines flight, who died when the plane crashed near Tehran, Iran on Wednesday.

Iranians gather around the caskets of Qasem Soleimani and others during a funeral procession after the bodies arrived in Qom, Jan. 6, 2020. / Mehdi Marizad/Fars News/AFP via Getty Images

Iranian Nuncio Appeals for Negotiation, Not Revenge

Jan 7, 2020

As tensions escalate between Iran and the United States following the killing of Qasem Soleimani, the pope’s diplomat in Tehran is appealing for dialogue.