TORONTO — In one hour gathered in a room with Pope Francis, 13 Assembly of First Nations delegates plan to lay down heavy burdens and raise up the hope of nations.
“Our hope is that this visit and a potential visit from the pope on our home territories will provide some [...]
ROME – Pope Francis lamented the fact that migrants are facing unspeakable crimes — “women are sold, men are tortured and enslaved” — during a meeting with migrants in Cyprus on Friday.
He noted this often happened after “they were pushed back” by so-called “civilized society” in the West.
ROME — Archbishop Aldo Giordano, appointed earlier this year as apostolic nuncio to the European Union, died Dec. 2 in Leuven, Belgium, where he had been hospitalized for COVID-19.
According to Vatican News, the 67-year-old Italian prelate’s condition had worsened in the past several weeks, and he was being treated in [...]
On both sides of America’s abortion debate, activists are convinced that Roe v. Wade — the 1973 Supreme Court ruling establishing a nationwide right to abortion — is imperiled as never before.
Yet no matter how the current conservative-dominated court handles pending high-profile abortion cases — perhaps weakening Roe, perhaps gutting [...]