The aid offered so far is ‘just the beginning,’ said Caritas Ukraine president Tetiana Stawnychy.
Almost 3,000 people sent the pope emeritus congratulatory messages in 24 languages.
The pope was speaking to members of the Chemin Neuf Politics Fraternity.
Ten people were killed and three others injured Saturday when a teenage gunman opened fire with an assault rifle at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York.
The attack took place amid protests demanding the release of two suspects in the killing of a Christian student.
A suspect has been charged with burglary in connection with the theft of a tabernacle from a parish church in Greater Houston, the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston announced Friday.
The arrest this week of Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun in Hong Kong continues to attract international condemnation, with the U.S. bishops calling the situation “alarming.”
The Catholic University of America on Saturday awarded an honorary degree to imprisoned Hong Kong human rights advocate Jimmy Lai. His son, Sebastien Lai, accepted the award on his father’s behalf.
The pope was speaking with members of the Anglican-Roman Catholic International Dialogue Commission (ARCIC).
Speakers will include papal biographer George Weigel and Dutch Cardinal Willem Eijk.
The president of the German bishops’ conference has expressed his belief that Church teaching needs further development, in response to critique of the synodal path in that country.
Father Joseph Aketeh Bako was kidnapped in March.
The pope made the comment in his message for World Day of Migrants and Refugees 2022.
The news emerged shortly after the Vatican said that it was concerned to hear of reports of his arrest.
In a new report, the news organization that first published a draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade says the document is still the only one being circulated among the justices.
The 90-year-old was reportedly detained in his role as a trustee of the 612 Humanitarian Relief Fund.
‘They took everything they could,’ said seminary rector Father Ruslan Mikhalkiv.
Here is a list of acts of vandalism and other provocations against Catholic churches and pro-life groups since the May 2 publication of a draft Supreme Court opinion in a pivotal abortion case.
‘Pope Francis’ visit, I think, really has given them hope,’ said Aid to the Church in Need’s Regina Lynch.
The offices of a pro-life group in Salem, Oregon, were set on fire Sunday night, the latest in a wave of violence and vandalism directed at Catholic churches and pro-life organizations.