By Cindy Wooden VATICAN CITY (CNS) — “Let us beg the Lord, God of mercy and peace, to free the world from this inhuman violence,” Pope Francis prayed after a week of deadly terrorist attacks in Africa and Europe. Reciting the Angelus prayer at midday, the pope asked an estimated

By Cindy Wooden VATICAN CITY (CNS) — With millions of people fleeing violence, persecution and poverty around the globe, individual nations must expand options that make it possible for migrants and refugees to cross their borders safely and legally, Pope Francis said. “The principle of the centrality of the human
Archbishop Broglio praying (Courtesy Photo)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – His Excellency, the Most Reverend Timothy P. Broglio, J.C.D., Archbishop for the Military Services, USA, issued the following statement today on the ship collision involving the USS John McCain: “Once again the shepherds and faithful of the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA, raise our voices in

By Cindy Wooden VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Serving an average of more than 2,000 clients a day, the Vatican pharmacy may be one of the world’s busiest in-person dispensaries of pharmaceuticals, over-the-counter medicines, soaps, ointments and elixirs. Run, since 1874, by the Hospitaller Brothers of St. John of God, the

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