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Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, Secretary for Relations with States within the Holy See's Secretariat of State, at the Vatican Oct. 27, 2017./ Credit: Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

Vatican Backs South Africa, India Proposal to Suspend COVID-19 Vaccine Production Barriers

The Secretary for Relations with States of the Holy See, Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, has maintained the support of the Vatican entity of a call to waive barriers in the production of COVID-19 vaccines as proposed by South Africa and India.

Orphaned children in India. Lynne Dobson/Miracle Foundation.

Catholic diocese in India offers cash incentives, scholarships for couples with more children

The Eastern-rite Syro-Malabar Diocese of Palai in Kerala state said it will pay 1,500 rupees (about US$21) monthly to the families and will provide free education to the fourth and the subsequent children.

Bishop's House in the Diocese of Port-Louis Mauritius. / Diocese of Port-Louis

Mauritius’ Port Louis Diocese Speaks to Sexual Assault Allegations of Minor by Cleric

The leadership of the Catholic Diocese of Port Louis in Mauritius has, in a statement, reacted to the allegations of sexual assault of a minor by a Missionary Cleric, pledging to fully support the investigations.