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Pope: 'May 2024 Summer Olympic Games in Paris promote esteem and harmony'

Pope Francis sends warms greetings and prayers for the Mass of Peace ahead of the imminent 2024 Summer Olympic Games in Paris, France, wishing that the prestigious international sporting event work toward peace and friendship in a world much in need.

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The Sahara Desert: A deadly frontier for migrants

The journey migrants and refugees undertake across the Sahara Desert is more lethal than crossing the Mediterranean, Vincent Cochetel of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) explains to Vatican News.

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Holy See: "Recalibrate” efforts toward sustainable development

The Holy See’s Permanent Observer addresses the UN on the “Summit of the Future” to be held in September: "A pivotal moment to reaffirm the fundamental principles of the international community."

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Participants in World Grandparents Day granted Plenary Indulgence

The Apostolic Penitentiary grants a Plenary Indulgence for the faithful who take part in the fourth World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly on July 28

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Hearings conclude in London Trial

Today, July 18, the civil proceedings at the High Court of Justice concludes, with lawyers for both parties submitting closing statements. The case was initiated following financier Mincione’s 2020 lawsuit regarding the purchase of the Sloane Avenue building.

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Kenyan Bishops call for a moment of deep listening and discernment

The Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops says that the nation is at a decisive point, and the government and citizens need a moment of deep listening and discernment.

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Emmaus founder Abbé Pierre accused of sexual assault

The French-based Catholic solidarity movement founded by late Abbé Pierre releases the findings of an independent investigation, revealing alleged sexual abuses committed by its charismatic founder.

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Archbishop Najeeb: In ISIS-scarred Northern Iraq, a 'return to humanity'

Ten years after the devastation caused by ISIS in the historic region of Upper Mesopotamia, the Chaldean Archbishop of Mosul speaks to Vatican News about a cautious rebuilding of trust among the inhabitants of the region.

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Pope Francis visits the children of the Vatican Summer Camp

Pope Francis, as he does every year, pays a special visit to the children and staff of the Vatican's Summer Camp for the children of Vatican employees.

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Martinelli: Instrumentum Laboris provides clear direction for the Synodal Assembly

Interview with Bishop Paolo Martinelli, Apostolic Vicar of Southern Arabia, on the "Instrumentum laboris" for the upcoming second session of the General Assembly of the Synod.

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