Archive for March 14, 2021

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By Courtney Grogan

Catholic campaign to aid Syrian children who ‘have known nothing but war’

Ahead of the 10th anniversary of the start of the Syrian war, the Catholic charity Caritas has launched a campaign... Read more

Pope Francis meets Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani in Najaf, Iraq, March 6, 2021. Credit: Vatican Media.?w=200&h=150

Pope Francis in Iraq, Muslim dialogue, and persecuted Christians

Among the historic moments from the pope’s recent visit to Iraq was the establishment of a National Day of Tolerance... Read more

The procession in St. Peter's Basilica for the papal Mass marking 500 years of Catholicism in the Philippines on March 14, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis celebrates 500 years of 'the joy of the Gospel' in the Philippines

Pope Francis offered Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica to mark 500 years of Catholic faith in the Philippines. Read more

Pope Francis gives a blessing after his Angelus address on Aug. 30, 2020.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis prays for 'martyred Syria' on eve of 10th anniversary of war

Pope Francis urged the world not to forget the ongoing suffering of the “martyred” people of Syria on the eve... Read more

Cardinal Charles Maung Bo preaching at Westminster Cathedral in London, England, May 12, 2016. Credit: Mazur/| The flag of the People's Republic of China. Credit: Gang Liu/Shutterstock?w=200&h=150

Cardinal Bo urges prayer octave for China

Charles Maung Cardinal Bo of Yangon on Sunday called for the expansion of a day of prayer for the Church... Read more