30 Oct 2014 | Church and WorldHoly See to United Nations: Right to Life "foundation" of human rights
(Vatican Radio) The Holy See has told the United Nations that the right to life is at the foundation of human rights.
The Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, Archbishop Bernardito Auza, was speaking on Wednesday to the United Nations General Assembly Committee Meeting on Human Rights in New York.
30 Oct 2014 | Church and WorldPope Tawadros II at the Russian Patriarchate on 29 October 2014
His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, 118th Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of Saint Mark, accompanied by a papal delegation, was received by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia at the Russian Patriarchate on 29 October 2014.
30 Oct 2014 | Church and WorldPope at Mass: Christian life is a continuous battle against the devil
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis described Christian life as a continuous battle being waged against Satan, the world and the passions of the flesh. His comments came during his homily at Mass celebrated on Thursday morning at the Santa Marta residence. He stressed that the devil exists and we must fight against him with the armour of truth.
30 Oct 2014 | Church and WorldPope Francis tweets on twitter
Pope Francis tweeted on twitter and wrote: The principal mission of the Church is evangelization, bringing the Good News to everyone.
29 Oct 2014 | Church and WorldPope prays for Ebola victims
(Vatican Radio) At his General Audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis once again spoke of his concern for those affected by Ebola. “In the face of the worsening Ebola epidemic, I wish to express my deep concern about this relentless disease that is spreading especially in the African continent, above all among the most disadvantaged population.”
29 Oct 2014 | Church and WorldPope at Audience: The Church visible and spiritual
(Vatican Radio) “Often, we hear people say: the Church doesn’t do this …the Church doesn’t do that!’ ‘Tell me who is the Church? – ‘Well the Church is the priests, the bishops, the Pope …’ We are all the Church! All of us all of us Baptized! We are the Church, the Church of Jesus’”.