The sound of arms must cease

The sound of arms must cease

Cardinal Pietro Parolin - World Issues

The Secretary of State’s address at the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly.  The following is the address by , Secretary of State and Head of the Holy See Delegation to the General Debate of the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly, which he delivered on 22 September in New York.

Commentary to the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time (C)

Commentary to the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time (C)

Fr. Joseph Pellegrino, SJ - Homilies

The Church’s Mission to the Poor. The Gospel of Luke, the Gospel of God’s compassion, the Gospel of the lowly being raised up, challenges us today with the parable of Lazarus and the Rich Man. The parable is not meant to defame those who have worked long and hard for their financial position in life. The parable is meant to help us all recognize the responsibilities our positions in life demand. 

Mongolia's first native priest

Mongolia's first native priest

UCANews - Missions

Mongolia's first native priest speaks about his mission Catholicism has a patchy history in Mongolia but Father Enkh Baatar wants to change that  It was a historic moment for the Mongolian Catholic Church when the country's first native priest was ordained on Aug. 28. Father Joseph Enkh Baatar, 29, could be the first local to be ordained in a millennium.

Appeal for Peace from Assisi

Appeal for Peace from Assisi

Dr. Robert Moynihan - Ecumenism

 "This is the spirit that animates us: to bring about encounters through dialogue, and to oppose every form of violence and abuse of religion which seeks to justify war and terrorism." Declaretion of Assisi, a common call from representatives of many religious traditions.

Columban missionary priest to receive humanitarian award

Columban missionary priest to receive humanitarian award

ucanews.com reporter, Manila - Activities

A Columban missionary priest in the Philippines is to receive an international humanitarian award for his lifetime’s work promoting children's rights and welfare. Father Shay Cullen, founder of the Preda Foundation in the Philippines, will receive this year’s Hugh O’Flaherty Humanitarian Award in recognition of his work to protect the rights of exploited children.

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