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New Directory for Catechesis released

The long-awaited updated Directory for Catechesis was released in the Vatican on Thursday. It was drafted under the direction of the Pontifical Council for Promoting the...

Cardinal Turkson calls for justice and forgiveness amid US anti-racism protests

Demonstrators have come out in large numbers across the United States to protest against the death of George Floyd, an African-American man, while in police custody....

Philippine Nunciature warns against person claiming to be close to Pope

The Apostolic Nunciature in the Philippine capital Manila has alerted the country’s bishops against a certain Cristian Eduardo Tietze who is falsely claiming to be...

Covid-19: Vatican closes St. Peter’s Basilica to tourists

St. Peter’s Basilica and Square will remain closed to tourists and guided tours until 3 April.   The Holy See Press Office announced the closures on Tuesday...

Vatican donates over 600,000 masks to China to fight Coronavirus

The Vatican has donated thousands of protective masks to several Chinese provinces affected by the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus. In an email to Catholic News...

Full text: Pope Francis reflects at Angelus on Feast of Epiphany

In the Vatican Basilica, after the celebration of Holy Mass on the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord ended, at 12 noon the Holy Father Francis appeared at the study...

Pope urges Christians to worship God not themselves

Pope Francis has called on Christians to worship God and not themselves. Speaking during celebration of Holy Mass on the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord, the Holy...

Reassign priests in Vatican – Amazon Synod Bishop shoots down calls for married priests

A Venezuelan Bishop, taking part in the ongoing Synod of Bishops on the Amazon Region has shot down calls by a section of members  of the Synod for married priests in...

Rosary bracelet compatible with an iOS and Android launched

 What could be described as a ‘smart rosary’ bracelet developed by a Taiwan-based tech company GadgTek Inc (GTI), compatible with an iOS and Android app has been...

Pope Francis appoints new head of vatican security

Pope Francis Tuesday appointed the second-in-command of Vatican security to head the City State’s national police force, after the resignation of the former chief...