Archive for August 26, 2023

Rendition of the Eternal Wall interactive monument being constructed near Birmingham, England, featuring a million prayers. It is expected to be completed in 2026.?w=200&h=150

By Madeleine Teahan

Christian monument ‘Eternal Wall of Answered Prayer’ being constructed in England 

The interactive sculpture near Birmingham, England, will be made up of a million bricks, each representing an individual’s answered prayer. Read more

The Love family, along with Father Andrew St. Hilaire, enjoy their last meal at World Youth Day in Lisbon, Portugal.?w=200&h=150

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Catholic family of 10 returns home after pilgrimage to World Youth Day and Spain

Going on a pilgrimage usually brings highs and lows, but the Love family encourages other families to participate in future... Read more

Patriarch Pierbattista Pizzaballa, pictured before his appointment as Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem. Credit: Cristian Gennari/OESSH.?w=200&h=150

By Elias Turk

Interview with Jerusalem Patriarch Pizzaballa: Christians face coexistence problems, not persecution

“The overwhelming majority of the Israeli population, more than 90%, has nothing to do with [the attacks on Christians],” Pizzaballa... Read more

Pope Francis speaks at the general audience on Aug. 23, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis: Synod on Synodality ‘truly important’ despite being ‘of little interest to the general public’

The pope spoke about the significance of the synod nearly one month ahead of the first Synod on Synodality assembly... Read more

Young Catholics participating in the 10th edition of the Russian Youth Gathering in St. Petersburg, Russia, watch a livestream of Pope Francis at the Basilica of St. Catherine of Alexandria on Aug. 25, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Alexey Gotovskiy

Pope Francis encourages young Russian Catholics to be ‘bridge builders’

Without referring directly to Russia’s war in Ukraine, the Holy Father called on the youth to pursue peace “in the... Read more