Webinar on Middle East racism: “Never lose hope”

A World Council of Churches webinar held on 25 November with the theme “Racism, Xenophobia and discrimination in the Middle-East Context” drew...

Meeting with disaster victims, pope says human suffering demands a response

In a meeting Monday with people affected by Japan’s 2011 “triple disaster,” Pope Francis criticized society’s indifference toward the suffering of others.

Dialogue explores role of religions in settling conflicts

At an event entitled “The role of religions in settling conflicts,” held on 7 November in Geneva, peace-builders spoke out on the...

Thanksgiving Blessing

According to the Food Bank of Alaska, one in six children in Anchorage awake each morning to the possibility that they won’t...

2020 to be celebrated as ‘jubilee year’ for peace on the Korean Peninsula

Churches across the Korean Peninsula will mark the year 2020 as a “jubilee year,” and, as they commemorate 70 years since the...

Publishers in China celebrate production of 200 millionth Bible

History was made on 11 November when the 200 millionth Chinese Union Version (CUV) of the Bible rolled off the printing press in China.

Ukranian authorities and leaders of churches and religious organizations took part in a memorial...

Leaders of Churches and religious organizations of Ukraine, representatives of the authorities and the diplomatic corps today held a funeral procession to...

“Standing Together in a World Divided” speaks to global survival

An ecumenical consultation shared a message responding to the divisions that pose high existential threats to the world’s survival, relaying how Christian...

Knights of Columbus Recognized for Work on Behalf of Persons with Disabilities

The Knights of Columbus has been recognized for its commitment to persons with disabilities by the National Catholic Partnership on Disability (NCPD). The...

Pope Francis: The poor, unborn, and elderly are neglected in the frenzy of modern...

On the World Day of the Poor, Pope Francis said that the poor and most vulnerable can be left behind in the...
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US bishops: Jesus’ Sacred Heart is open for you, despite ‘bitter affliction’ of coronavirus

The novel coronavirus pandemic's effects on victims and the closure of churches have deeply pained the Catholic faithful and clergy, but Holy...

Monks offer free caskets amid coronavirus

An Iowa monastery of Trappist monks is offering an unusual but necessary act of charity amid the global pandemic - free caskets...

Burmese Cardinal Blames CCP for Coronavirus Pandemic

04/05/2020 Myanmar (International Christian Concern) – One of Asia’s top prelates has laid blame on the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), calling it “morally...