What's this? / Report Bad Ads
Latest News
World

Pope sends condolences for victims of Turkish cargo jet crash

January 16, 2017. On Monday morning, a Turkish cargo plane has tragically crashed in Kyrgyzstan, killing dozens and hospitalizing many others. Many homes and vehicles in the small village are also destroyed. As a result, Vatican Secretary of State, Pietro Parolin has sent a message of condolences to the victims of the disaster on behalf of Pope Francis.
Vatican

Pope Francis to meet with Palestinian president on Saturday

January 11, 2017. Pope Francis will meet with Palestinian president, Mahmud Abbas on Saturday, January 14, at the Vatican to inaugurate the new Palestinian embassy to the Holy See.
Vatican

Former Director of the Vatican's school for diplomats, Justo Mullor dies

December 30, 2016. The smiling archbishop Justo Mullor died this morning in Rome, at the Pío XI Clinic. He was 84 years old.
Pope Francis

Pope approves new decrees for the Causes of Saints

December 22, 2016. On Wednesday, December 21, Pope Francis authorized the following decrees for the Causes of Saints:

A priest goes missing in Syria

2015-12-28

Five days have gone by since the disappearance  of this priest in Syria. Franciscan Fr. Dhiya Azziz is praish priest of Yacoubieh, near Aleppo.

He was travelling by taxi from Lattakia to his parish for the Christmas celebrations. He was returning from Turkey where he'd visited his family, who'd fled from Iraq after the invasion of ISIS.

The Franciscans say they "do not exclude the possibilty that a group has taken him”. In a statement they released, asking for prayers for him, they noted that "The very chaotic situation in the country does not allow much room for action”.

Fr. Dhya Azziz comes from Mosul and on January 10th  turns 42 years old. Jihaddists had kidnapped him back in July, but he managed to escape.


JMB
RR
VM
-PR
Up:AC