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Category: Vatican News

BISHOP OF WA, GHANA IS THE NEW SECAM PRESIDENT

His Eminence Richard Kuuia Baawobr, M. Afr., has been elected as the new President of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) at the 19th...

“BE A SIGN AND INSTRUMENT OF COMMUNION THAT PROMOTES AUTHENTIC AND LASTING SECURITY” – CARDINAL TAGLE.

His Eminence Luis Antonio Gokim Cardinal Tagle has called on African Bishops and the Church in Africa to be a sign and instrument of communion that promotes authentic...

POPE FRANCIS DENIES RESIGNATION RUMORS, HINTS AT TRIPS TO MOSCOW, KYIV, IN INTERVIEW

Pope Francis has said that he has no plans to resign in the near future. In an interview with Reuters, the Pope dismissed the rumors that a consistory of Cardinals...

YENDI DIOCESE GETS A NEW BISHOP – MONSIGNOR YITIEREH

Reverend Father Matthew Yitiereh has been announced as the new Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Yendi. This announcement of appointment was officially announced...

ARCHBISHOP-EMERITUS KPIEBAYA PASSES ON

Most Rev. Gregory Ebo Kpiebaya, Archbishop-Emeritus of Tamale has returned to his maker. According to a letter sighted by Radio Angelus news, signed by Most Rev. Philip...

I THANK VATICAN FOR MY ELEVATION — MOST REV. BAAWOBR

The Most Reverend Richard Kuuia Baawobr, the Catholic Bishop of Wa, has thanked the Holy Father, Pope Francis, for the trust reposed in him by elevating him to the...

Pope Francis gives new Vatican role to Cardinal Turkson

Pope Francis on Monday appointed Cardinal Peter Turkson as the new chancellor of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences. The...

Pope Francis to youth in Greece: Don’t be ‘prisoners of the cell phone’

Pope Francis urged young people in Athens on Monday not to be “prisoners of the cell phone,” but to truly share their lives with others. Speaking in a school sports...

Pope appoints first female secretary-general at Vatican

The appointment of Sister Raffaella Petrini follows that of Sister Nathalie Becquart, pictured, and Sister Alessandra Smerilli to senior roles. Sister Raffaella Petrini,...

Pope Francis encourages participation in 2021 Season of Creation

The ecumenical celebration of the 2021 Season of Creation—themed “A home for all? Renewing the Oikos of God”—runs from 1 September, the World Day of Prayer for...