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Northern Ireland Bishops advocate for protection of right to life

Bishops in Northern Ireland voice their opposition against government moves to provide abortion services by March 2022. They call on the faithful and on all who share the Church’s views on the inviolability of life to engage local candidates and political parties to explain their position on this fundamental issue.

Vietnamese diocese blessed with 34 new priests

As Vietnam battles its worst surge in the Covid-19 pandemic, Vinh Diocese has been blessed with an abundance of priestly vocations, many of whom will be serving in other territories of the nation.

Mexico: Jesuits appeal against persecution and criminalisation of migrants

After migrants were allegedly robbed by police in Mexico, the Jesuit Refugee Service calls for an investigation on the treatment of migrants and refugees in Mexico.

Slovakia: Prayer marathon launched ahead of Papal Visit

The Pontifical Missionary Works of Slovakia is inviting the faithful to join in a prayer marathon to pray for the Pope and Slovakia which will take place from the 7-15 September.

Pope asks Catholic communicators in Brazil to promote reconciliation

Pope Francis encourages Brazilian Catholic communicators to be “instruments of reconciliation and unity” in a divided country.

Ethiopia: Bishops call for stop to violence, urge peace and reconciliation

Ethiopian bishops insist that it is never too late to stop the violence in the country’s conflict-ridden region of Tigray where war has been raging for over eight months. They recommend dialogue and reconciliation on the path toward peace.

Dozens of migrants drown in shipwreck off Libyan coast

At least 57 people drowned on Monday after a boat capsized off the Libyan coast near Khums in the latest tragedy in the Mediterranean where more than 1,100 men, women and children have lost their lives this year.

Japanese Church launches "10 Days for Peace" initiative

The Catholic Church in Japan dedicates its annual "Ten Days for Peace" prayer initiative to the theme "Protecting all life creates peace"

Catholic Women Association of Cameroon: Committed to serving the Church.

The Catholic Women Association of Cameroon held its 9th National Congress from 23 to 25 July 2021 under the theme: “Catholic Women called to holiness for the sanctification and holistic development of the world.”

Card. Bo: God asks Myanmar people to reach out to others through their ‘five senses’

Myanmar Cardinal Charles Bo of Yangon delivered a homily on Sunday, drawing an analogy between Jesus' miracle of the multiplication of the loaves and Myanmar’s dire situation.