Chow, 61, has served as the provincial of the Jesuits’ Chinese Province since 2018.
The pope said that the violence risked “degenerating into a spiral of death and destruction.”
The pope urged Burmese Catholics not to fall into despair following a military coup on Feb. 1.
The members of an order of religious sisters are dedicating their lives to sharing the message that every person, from the moment of conception, is infinitely loved.
U.S. President Joe Biden’s climate envoy is in Europe ahead of November’s UN Climate Change Conference.
Francis Mary of the Cross was declared blessed at a Mass at the Archbasilica of St. John Lateran in Rome.
The pope was speaking to members of the Italian Meter association.
Catholics gathering in the town on May 15 will offer the rosary “for all migrants.”
A proposed law in the UK aiming to bolster the protection of free speech could impose fines on universities if they fail to protect freedom of speech for students, staff, and visiting speakers.
Escalating bloodshed in Nigeria is fueled in part by religious extremism – and the United States must recognize this in order to achieve peace, says the former U.S. religious freedom ambassador.
A Catholic priest, a mother of eight, and at least seven other civilians were wrongly killed by British soldiers in Northern Ireland in a three-day 1971 incident known as the Ballymurphy Massacre, a new inquiry has ruled. The official finding places the incident as a possible forerunner to Bloody Sunday, another massacre of Catholic demonstrators by British paratroopers.
The Bishop of Phoenix said on Thursday that he is protecting the Eucharist, not “politicizing” it, by teaching that Catholic politicians cannot support abortion and receive Communion.
The former Secretary of State is also a keynote speaker at a Vatican conference
The pope welcomed members of the Scouts Unitaires de France to Rome on the group’s 50th anniversary.
Recent reporting from the Chicago Sun-Times has highlighted several religious orders active in Chicago that have not yet released lists of members credibly accused of sexual abuse, despite the archbishop’s request that they do so.
States continued a nationwide trend of enacting pro-life laws in 2021, with the Texas legislature passing a “heartbeat” bill this week, and Montana enacting funding restrictions on abortion providers.