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Msgr. Melchor Sanchez, undersecretary at the Pontifical Council for Culture, holds a sign with the hashtag in front of the Vatican.

Vatican lauds wide reach of #PAUSEforPeace campaign

Jul 16, 2014

In wake of the Vatican’s viral campaign urging faithful worldwide to pause for a moment of silence during the world... Read more

Pope Francis gives the Wednesday general audience in St. Peter's Square on Oct. 2, 2013.

Pope Francis prays for peace during Angelus

Jul 13, 2014

By Elise Harris

Following his reflections on the Sunday’s Gospel parable of the sower and the seed, Pope Francis called for peace in... Read more

Secretary-General Michel Roy of Caritas International speaks with CNA July 11, 2014.

Caritas leader: 'The whole Middle East is at stake'

Jul 11, 2014

By Elise Harris

The secretary-general for Caritas International has voiced his concern over the lack of aid being provided to those suffering from... Read more