In response to unproven claims of graves near the Kamloops Indian Residential School, at least 85 Catholic churches in Canada have been vandalized or set ablaze, raising concerns among the Catholic Civil Rights League.
The material, cultural and spiritual poverties that exist in the world are a “scandal” that Christians are called to address by putting their God-given capacity for charity and love into action, Pope Francis said.
On the heels of the release of “Laudate Deum,” Pope Francis will travel to Dubai later this month to participate in the U.N. Climate Change conference, commonly known as COP28.
Wildfires raged on the island of Maui, wiping out an entire town and driving people to seek refuge in the ocean.
In his Christmas message, he offered special greetings to “our soldiers at the front,” to civilians and soldiers who have been wounded and to all those mourning the loss of loved ones.
The 84-year-old Jesuit died in a hospital while imprisoned in Mumbai in July 2021 after being denied bail on medical grounds, despite suffering from multiple age-related ailments.
“We love Caleb!” a group of purple-clad Gonzaga students chanted during a Heisman Trophy watch party at the Jesuit boys’ high school.
Bishop Rolando Álvarez Lagos of Matagalpa was accused of conspiracy to undermine the country and propagate false news, according to a statement from the courts in the national capital, Managua.
“Let’s reduce the level of Christmas spending a bit,” the pope said. “Let’s have a simpler Christmas with more modest gifts. Let’s send what we save to the people of Ukraine, who are suffering so much.”