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rchbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia speaks about the 2015 World Meeting of Families during a press conference at the Vatican Press Office, March 25, 2014.

Chaput: ‘Rebuild a Christian society without divided loyalties’

The once Christian culture of the West has forgotten its roots, Archbishop Charles Chaput said Friday, warning that basic principles... Read more

Felix Tshisekedi, who has been declared the winner of the 2018 DRC presidential election.

DRC bishops question presidential election results

The bishops of the Democratic Republic of the Congo are among several major observers casting doubt on the results of... Read more

Tanzanian president John Magufuli inspects the military shortly after his inauguration in Dar es Salaam, Nov. 5, 2015.

Bishops in Tanzania denounce government for suppressing freedoms

The bishops of Tanzania spoke out this week against the suppression of several constitutional freedoms within the country, saying the... Read more

Pope Francis with Aung San Suu Kyi, winner of the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize in the Diplomatic Corps Hall on Nov. 28, 2017.

Burmese bishops say despite pressure, Suu Kyi has their support

As international criticism mounts for Burmese leader Aung Sun Suu Kyi over perceived inaction on the nation's Rohingya refugee crisis,... Read more

Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun speaks at the Asianews Conference at the Pontifical Urbaniana University in Rome, Nov. 18, 2014.

This 82-year-old cardinal says he'll face jail for democracy

One of several leaders of Hong Kong's Occupy Central movement to surrender to police after months of pro-democracy protests, Cardinal... Read more

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila.

Archbishop Aquila: rejection of God threatens democracy

The Archbishop of Denver warned that an increasing rejection of God endangers the foundations of democracy, urging Catholics to embrace... Read more


Canadians' religious freedom in danger, bishops warn

Freedom of religion and conscience are in danger of disappearing from Canadian society, the country's bishops warned on May 14.  Read more

Fr. Samir Khalil Samir speaking at Birmingham Oratory for ACN's Light of the World event in June 2010.

Catholic Middle East expert believes Arab Spring is 'no more'

One of the Catholic Church’s leading experts on the Middle East says the Arab Spring is “no more.”  Read more