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Pope taps Joliet auxiliary to head Evansville diocese

Vatican City, Oct 18, 2017 / 05:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Wednesday, the Vatican announced that Joseph M. Siegel, until now auxiliary bishop of Jolie. . . read more Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:08:00 -0600

Pope Francis prays for victims of Somalia massacre

Vatican City, Oct 18, 2017 / 04:43 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Wednesday, Pope Francis offered prayers for the more than 300 victims of a terrorist bombin. . . read more Wed, 18 Oct 2017 04:43:00 -0600

Pope Francis on why he gives interviews

Vatican City, Oct 17, 2017 / 03:49 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a preface to a new book of interviews, Pope Francis outlined his approach to speaking with. . . read more Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:49:00 -0600

What is Pope Francis' approach to appointing new bishops?

Vatican City, Oct 17, 2017 / 02:34 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Among the most lasting aspects of a Pope’s leadership is his appointment of bishops. To. . . read more Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:34:00 -0600

Benedict XVI's secretary denies rumors that he is close to death

Vatican City, Oct 17, 2017 / 11:52 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Georg Ganswein, the personal secretary of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, has rejected. . . read more Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:52:00 -0600

In Diwali message to Hindus, Vatican officials call for mutual respect

Vatican City, Oct 16, 2017 / 11:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With tensions between Christians and Hindu nationalists in India increasingly on the rise, the. . . read more Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:00:00 -0600

Hunger must be fought by actively going to the roots, Pope Francis says

Vatican City, Oct 16, 2017 / 05:26 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Monday, Pope Francis issued a lengthy appeal to address the problem of world hunger not onl. . . read more Mon, 16 Oct 2017 05:26:00 -0600

Vatican City court finds former hospital president guilty of corruption

Vatican City, Oct 15, 2017 / 01:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Vatican City announced Saturday the conclusion of the corruption trial of the former president. . . read more Sun, 15 Oct 2017 13:09:00 -0600

Pope at canonization Mass: God never stops inviting us to the heavenly banquet

Vatican City, Oct 15, 2017 / 05:14 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Sunday, Pope Francis canonized 35 new saints in the Catholic Church, saying that no matter. . . read more Sun, 15 Oct 2017 05:14:00 -0600

Pope announces special 2019 Synod of Bishops on South American region

Vatican City, Oct 15, 2017 / 04:32 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Sunday, Pope Francis announced the decision to hold a special assembly of the Synod of Bish. . . read more Sun, 15 Oct 2017 04:32:00 -0600

Pope Francis: You can’t spread God’s love from an armchair

Vatican City, Oct 14, 2017 / 06:13 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Saturday Pope Francis said that to share God’s love with the world requires action an. . . read more Sat, 14 Oct 2017 06:13:00 -0600

Pope Francis, Lebanese prime minister discuss Middle East

Vatican City, Oct 13, 2017 / 11:21 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis and the prime minister of Lebanon, Saad Rafic Hariri, discussed Friday the curren. . . read more Fri, 13 Oct 2017 11:21:00 -0600

Celebrating 50 years, Special Olympics athletes meet with Pope Francis

Vatican City, Oct 13, 2017 / 06:52 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Friday, Pope Francis met with soccer players in the Special Olympics, commending their comm. . . read more Fri, 13 Oct 2017 06:52:00 -0600

Pope Francis offers prayer for victims of California wildfires

Vatican City, Oct 13, 2017 / 06:33 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With more than 30 deaths caused by the various wildfires devouring swaths of California, Pope. . . read more Fri, 13 Oct 2017 06:33:00 -0600

Our Lady of Aparecida's smile gives us hope, Pope Francis says

Vatican City, Oct 12, 2017 / 11:39 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis sent a video message Thursday for the 300th anniversary of the discovery of the s. . . read more Thu, 12 Oct 2017 11:39:00 -0600

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Kidnapped priest in Nigeria released, doing well

Benin City, Nigeria, Oct 18, 2017 / 10:54 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Fr. Maurizio Pallù, an Italian missionary who was kidnapped in southern Nigeria. . . read more Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:54:00 -0600

South Africa needs a better anti-corruption system, bishops say

Cape Town, South Africa, Oct 16, 2017 / 09:36 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- South Africa’s Conference of Catholic Bishops has pushed for the development. . . read more Mon, 16 Oct 2017 21:36:00 -0600

Despair would worsen the situation, bishop says in wake of Somalia attack

Djibouti, Djibouti, Oct 16, 2017 / 03:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After Somalia suffered its deadliest terrorist attack on Saturday, the Bishop of Djibout. . . read more Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:01:00 -0600

Italian Catholic priest kidnapped in Nigeria

Abuja, Nigeria, Oct 16, 2017 / 01:44 pm (ACI Prensa).- An Italian Catholic priest, who is a member of the Neocatechumenal Way, was kidnapped on Thurs. . . read more Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:44:00 -0600

Iraqi women visit historic monastery after its recapture from Islamic State

Mosul, Iraq, Oct 10, 2017 / 12:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Last week 300 women visited a historic monastery near Mosul after its liberation from the Islam. . . read more Tue, 10 Oct 2017 00:04:00 -0600

Want Ghana to be transformed? Proclaim your faith, says local bishop

Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana, Oct 5, 2017 / 01:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholics in Ghana should openly profess their faith in God if they want to improve. . . read more Thu, 05 Oct 2017 13:01:00 -0600

Iraqi Church leaders pray for peace after Kurdish referendum

Erbil, Iraq, Oct 1, 2017 / 05:50 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Church leaders have expressed anxiety over a Kurdish vote for independence in a recent referendu. . . read more Sun, 01 Oct 2017 05:50:00 -0600

UN resolution to investigate ISIS crimes praised as step toward recognizing genocide

New York City, N.Y., Sep 24, 2017 / 04:56 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As the U.N. Security Council adopted a resolution on Thursday to help investigate ISIS. . . read more Sun, 24 Sep 2017 16:56:00 -0600

Togo's bishops call for peace while reform goes to public vote

Lome, Togo, Sep 19, 2017 / 08:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Following Togo's largest protests in over a decade, the bishops of the small African country. . . read more Tue, 19 Sep 2017 20:02:00 -0600

Christian refugees reportedly forced to say Muslim prayers for food in Sudan

Khartoum, Sudan, Sep 19, 2017 / 12:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Christian children in Sudanese refugee camps are reportedly being given food only after the. . . read more Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:01:00 -0600

Catholic priest in Nigeria kidnapped, murdered

Orlu, Nigeria, Sep 5, 2017 / 03:32 pm (CNA).- A Catholic priest was kidnapped and found murdered in Nigeria, local sources have confirmed. According. . . read more Tue, 05 Sep 2017 15:32:00 -0600

Grave of Cameroonian bishop who died under suspicious circumstances desecrated

Bacolod, Philippines, Sep 2, 2017 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The grave of Bishop Jean Marie Benoît Bala of Bafia, whom the Cameroonian bishops. . . read more Sat, 02 Sep 2017 16:02:00 -0600

In deadly CAR conflict, Catholic seminary shelters 2,000 Muslims

Bangui, Central African Republic, Sep 1, 2017 / 02:46 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Thousands of Muslim refugees have fled deadly militias in the Central Afric. . . read more Fri, 01 Sep 2017 14:46:00 -0600

After three years of ISIS occupation, the Mass returns to Mosul

Mosul, Iraq, Aug 30, 2017 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Following the liberation of Mosul, Iraq, from the hands of the Islamic State, Christians are ca. . . read more Wed, 30 Aug 2017 06:01:00 -0600

Thousands of South Sudanese find refuge in cathedral

Wau, South Sudan, Aug 20, 2017 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As the civil war in South Sudan heightens, millions are fleeing their homes for safer grou. . . read more Sun, 20 Aug 2017 03:02:00 -0600

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No âmbito da reestruturação de seu serviço, a Direção da Agência Fides decidiu suspender a tradução das notícias em português que, contudo,. . . read more Fri, 02 Jun 2017 11:55:08 +0200

ÍNDIA - Um Salesiano: Consagrar a Índia ao Coração Imaculado de Maria€

Bangalore - Consagrar a Índia ao Coração Imaculado de Maria: é o pedido feito pelo sacerdote salesiano José Kuttianimattathil, do colégio Kristu. . . read more Wed, 31 May 2017 12:55:58 +0200

ÁFRICA/REP. CENTRO-AFRICANA - Situação dramática em Alindao; mais de 148 mortos, milhares de deslocados internos e de refugiados

Bangui - Além de Bangassou , também a diocese de Alindao vive uma situação dramática. Segundo notícias que foram enviadas à Agência Fides, pe.. . . read more Wed, 31 May 2017 21:04:57 +0200

ÁFRICA/RD CONGO - Continua a onda de violência em Kasai, 25 mil deslocados se refugiaram em Angola

Luebo – Mais de 25 mil pessoas, entre essas nove mil crianças, fugiram das violências e da insegurança na província de Kasai, na República Demo. . . read more Wed, 31 May 2017 21:02:42 +0200

ÁSIA/SRI LANKA - Depois de inundações e deslizamentos de terra agora a população está em risco de dengue

Colombo - Subiu para pelo menos 202 mortos e 96 desaparecidos o número de vítimas causadas pelas inundações e deslizamentos de terra que atingiu o. . . read more Wed, 31 May 2017 16:26:22 +0200

AMÉRICA/BRASIL - Diariamente, 200 venezuelanos pedem abrigo ao Brasil

Brasília – Todos os dias, cerca de 200 imigrantes venezuelanos atravessam a fronteira em busca de abrigo no Brasil, em fuga dos graves conflitos in. . . read more Wed, 31 May 2017 16:25:47 +0200

AMÉRICA/ARGENTINA - Os Bispos convidam à oração pelos cristãos coptas e pela paz no mundo

Buenos Aires – “Os Bispos argentinos estão unidos e em plena comunhão com os sentimentos e orações do Papa Francisco e de toda a Igreja pelos. . . read more Wed, 31 May 2017 16:24:54 +0200

ÁFRICA/NIGÉRIA - Nomeação do Bispo de Bauchi

Cidade do Vaticano – O Santo Padre Francisco nomeou hoje como Bispo da diocese de Bauchi o Pe. Hilary Nanman Dachelem, C.M.F., Pároco e Vigário pa. . . read more Wed, 31 May 2017 16:23:57 +0200

ÁSIA/FILIPINAS - O Bispo de Marawi: “Apelo em vídeo do Pe. Chito: fase critica, tememos pela vida dos reféns”

Marawi - “Os terroristas procuraram um contato com os militares e as instituições. Gravaram e difundiram um vídeo em que Pe. Teresito Soganub, co. . . read more Tue, 30 May 2017 11:03:36 +0200

AMÉRICA/ARGENTINA - Campanha da Caritas em vista da coleta anual: pobres sempre em aumento

Buenos Aires – A Caritas Argentina está realizando a campanha nacional em vista da sua anual coleta para os necessitados, convidando a expressar so. . . read more Tue, 30 May 2017 22:19:20 +0200

AMÉRICA/MÉXICO - Bispo de Huatla lança o alerta contra a seca na Sierra Mazateca de Oaxaca

Oaxaca – Depois de mais de 20 dias sem chuva, a região mazateca está atravessando a pior crise devido à seca, além da falta crônica de serviço. . . read more Tue, 30 May 2017 22:18:31 +0200

AMÉRICA/CUBA - Os Bispos cubanos solidários com os sofrimentos e as incertezas dos venezuelanos

Havana – “Nesses momentos difíceis da vida do povo venezuelano, povo que guiam e servem na fé como Bispos, não estamos alheios ao sofrimento e. . . read more Tue, 30 May 2017 22:17:46 +0200

ÁSIA - Jovens cristãos embaixadores da paz na Ásia

Chiang Mai - Os jovens são embaixadores de paz na Ásia: este é o tema do seminário aberto, em 29 de maio, promovido em Chiang Mai pela Conferênci. . . read more Tue, 30 May 2017 22:17:16 +0200

ÁFRICA/REPÚBLICA CENTRO-AFRICANA - Dois mil muçulmanos ainda refugiados na diocese de Bangassou; o testemunho de um Bispo à Fides

Bangui - “Dois mil muçulmanos ainda estão hospedados na missão católica. Uma parte está no Seminário Menor, outra na Catedral e na minha casa. . . read more Tue, 30 May 2017 18:33:27 +0200

VATICANO - Card. Filoni à Assembleia POM: “O Evangelho jamais é completamente anunciado”

Roma – “Ninguém envia em missão, senão Deus, envolvendo-nos na Páscoa de seu Filho. Recebe a missão somente quem, na fé, se descobre enviado. . . read more Tue, 30 May 2017 18:32:00 +0200

ÁSIA/ÍNDIA - Bispos: ataque vergonhoso contra a capela em Hyderabad; missas e adorações de “reparação”

Nova Délhi - “É claro que os fundamentalistas hinduístas e elementos antissociais foram responsáveis pelo ato vergonhoso ocorrido em 21 de maio. . . read more Mon, 29 May 2017 11:14:13 +0200

AMÉRICA/COLÔMBIA - Alerta pela morte por desnutrição de oito crianças em uma semana

La Guajira -“Entre 14 e 20 de maio, no arco de uma semana, foram registrados oito novos casos de crianças mortas por desnutrição e, segundo o Ins. . . read more Mon, 29 May 2017 22:22:17 +0200

AMÉRICA/MÉXICO - Card. Robles Ortega pede esclarecimentos sobre o homicídio de dois líderes indígenas wixarika

Guadalajara -“O Card. Francisco Robles Ortega, Arcebispo de Guadalajara, Jalisco, depois da missa dominical pediu o esclarecimento das circunstânci. . . read more Mon, 29 May 2017 22:21:05 +0200

AMÉRICA/VENEZUELA - Sacerdotes de Guayana: “Não podemos permanecer em silêncio diante da repressão”

Guayana - Os sacerdotes e diáconos da Diocese de Ciudad Guayana escreveram uma carta “ao povo peregrino na nossa amada terra e a todos os homens de. . . read more Mon, 29 May 2017 22:19:12 +0200

ÁFRICA/SOMÁLIA - “A rivalidade entre clãs e as questões econômicas facilitam a implantação do Estado Islâmico”, diz Dom Bertin

Mogadíscio – “Segundo me referiram, os membros do Estado Islâmico pagam melhor e assim, na situação de crise da Somália, é fácil encontrar. . . read more Mon, 29 May 2017 18:47:10 +0200

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