Gerard O’Connell January 15, 2020
The pope has named Francesca Di Giovanni, an Italian lay woman, to be the second undersecretary of the secretariat’s Section for the Relations with States.
Wells of Hope also is building homes for those in the community.
"We want to help people feel the joy of Christmas," Sabine Bou Serhal, 22, a chief for the group, told Catholic News Service.
Refugees sponsored by the Vatican and the Sant’Egidio Community hold a banner supporting “Human Corridors” upon their arrival at Fiumicino airport on Dec. 4. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Since February 2016, Sant’Egidio has been able to bring 3,026 refugees into Europe using humanitarian corridors. Italy, thanks to the commitment of its episcopal conference and Protestant community, has welcomed the majority of the refugees brought in by Sant’Egidio, reaching a total of 2,448, most
He received the award during United Nations Day celebrations in Nairobi on Oct. 24.
Capuchin Friar Luis Antonio Salazar greets a man in Caracas, Venezuela, who received a free meal at the Our Lady of Chiquinquira Parish on Oct. 12, 2019. Every Saturday the parish organizes free meals for hundreds of needy people. (CNS photo/Manuel Rueda)
Manuel Rueda October 22, 2019
Capuchin Franciscan Father Luis Antonio Salazar is breaking with traditional ways of preaching and bringing the Gospel to thousands of cellphone users each week through an Instagram video series called "Vivir el Evangelio," or "Living the Gospel."