Reconciliation between Canadian society and the country’s Indigenous communities is possible, say two new national Indigenous leaders.
French Cardinal Albert Vanhoye, a well-known New Testament scholar and the world’s oldest cardinal, died in Rome July 29, just five days after celebrating his 98th birthday.
Catholics and non-believers alike are waiting for Pope Francis’ September 12-15 visit to Slovakia, the spokesman for the bishops’ conference told journalists on Wednesday, saying that, if given the chance, he’d ask the pontiff to focus on boosting locals in their faith.
At least 3,462 Christians, including 10 priests or pastors, were murdered in Nigeria in the first 200 days of 2021.
Retired Pope Benedict XVI has criticized representatives of the Catholic Church in his home country, Germany.
Fernando Karadima, at the heart of a sexual abuse case that rocked Chile’s Catholic Church, died of natural causes July 25. He was 90.
“Golden is thy fame, indeed,” the University of Notre Dame in Indiana tweeted July 25 after Lee Kiefer, class of 2017, won the gold medal in women’s foil fencing at the Tokyo Games.
The Tokyo 2020 iteration of the Refugee Olympic Team (EOR) has 29 athletes, compared to 10 athletes at the Rio de Janeiro Games in 2016. They hail from 11 countries: Afghanistan, Cameroon, Congo, Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Iran, Iraq, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, and Venezuela.
As thousands of athletes gathered for the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Pope Francis gave them his blessing and extended it to those organizing and supporting the events.
On the very first World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly, Cardinal Wilton Gregory stressed the wisdom that the elderly and grandparents carry with them each day, and encouraged all Catholics to “become more observant of their needs.