Catholic public youth day celebrations cancelled in Cuba

The Cuban government has withdrawn permission for the Catholic Church to hold planned public celebrations and activities for National Youth Day on...

Pope Francis appeals for displaced women and children in Syria

Pope Francis appealed Sunday for the protection of women and children fleeing violence in northwestern Syria, as more than half a million...

Ecumenical patriarch: The most important moment for the patriarchate in 2019 was the granting...

The activities and initiatives taken by the Ecumenical Patriarchate in 2019, as well as his hopes and expectations for the new year,...

Remember you are made for heaven, says Pope Francis

We must always remember that we are made for heaven, Pope Francis said in his Regina Coeli address Sunday. 

WCC looks back at Korean peace effort – and forward with inspiration for 2020

With the announcement on 6 February of a Global Prayer Campaign for peace on the Korean Peninsula, World Council of Churches (WCC)...

‘They inspire us every day’: Carmelite sisters serve women with disabilities in new home

When asked what life is like in a new home for women with intellectual disabilities, run by the Carmelite sisters in Wauwatosa,...

Six Christians Injured in Stoning of Christmas Service in Burma

YANGON, Burma (Morning Star News) – Unidentified men last week stoned a house full of worshippers for an hour in a predominantly Buddhist village in Burma...

Imprisoned pastors in Myanmar released on condition they stop praying in church

Pastors detained by an armed group in Myanmar’s Shan state were released on 5 October, but only on condition they stop praying in church. Soldiers from...

Churches, You Become What You Celebrate. Here’s How

“The service was good and the baptism was quick, but what I experienced at the party changed me.” Shirley...

Anchorage teens trained to be ‘missionary disciples’

High school parishioners from St. Patrick Church in Anchorage took part in a Teens ACTS Retreat last month at St. Therese’s Camp...
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Turkish Airstrikes Scorch Northern Iraq Christian Villages

07/18/2021 Iraq (International Christian Concern) –  Turkish airstrikes in northern Iraq began a fire on July 6, with firefighters unable to adequately address...

Catholic nun abducted on way to the market in DR Congo set free

Kidnappers have freed a Catholic nun seized on her way to a market in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a...

Apostolic Exarch of the UGCC in Germany asks to pray for the victims of...

In some areas of West Germany, a record amount of precipitation has fallen over the past 24 hours and rivers have overflowed...