Archive of August 21, 2017

Parolin in Russia: Vatican diplomacy has a key role in global debate

Aug 21, 2017 - 04:11 pm .- As he arrived to Russia for his official three-day visit, Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin said the Holy See has a special role on the global scene given its attention to both spiritual and diplomatic themes.

Vatican astronomer: solar eclipse recalls beauty, truth of creation

Aug 21, 2017 - 11:23 am .- As Americans prepare to view a total solar eclipse passing from Oregon to South Carolina, the director of the Vatican observatory has reflected on what the event can teach us about God and his creation.

'Arbitrary expulsions' won't solve the migration crisis, Pope says

Aug 21, 2017 - 04:00 am .- In his message for the next World Day of Migrants and Refugees, Pope Francis outlined a four-step vision for responding to the ongoing global migration crisis, which he said is a “sign of the times” that can't be solved by simply expelling incoming foreigners, but rather by upholding human dignity.

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