Politics & Society NewsJunno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceDecember 17, 2018
In meeting a delegation from the International Commission against the Death Penalty on December 17, 2018, Pope Francis urged nations to work toward its abolition and defend the dignity of life.
Politics & Society NewsJunno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceDecember 13, 2018
While greeting new ambassadors accredited to the Holy See in an audience on December 13, 2018, Pope Francis, in observance of the 70th anniversary of the UN's Universal Declaration of Human Rights, urged governments and world leaders to secure peace and promote the "development of each individual
Politics & Society NewsJunno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceNovember 15, 2018
The martyrs, who were murdered nine years after St. Romero was killed while celebrating Mass, were believed to have been targeted due to their outspoken calls for a cease-fire between government and rebel forces.
Politics & Society NewsJunno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceNovember 09, 2018
The book, titled "Il Giorno del Giudizio" ("Judgment Day"), was released Nov. 6 and reconstructs the events leading to Archbishop McCarrick's rise in the hierarchy while countering claims made by Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, former nuncio to the United States.
Faith NewsJunno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceNovember 08, 2018
As the Christmas season draws near, the Vatican postal service prepared a unique set of commemorative stamps designed by a talented, yet unlikely, artist: a prisoner serving a life sentence.
Politics & Society NewsJunno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceOctober 29, 2018
Six bishops representing episcopal conferences on five continents issued a joint statement calling on the international community to take immediate action against climate change.
Faith NewsJunno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceOctober 13, 2018
Just before the announcement was made, the pope met with Chilean President Sebastian Pinera and discussed the sexual abuse scandal affecting the Catholic Church in the country.
Faith NewsJunno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceOctober 12, 2018
A new documentary about Blessed Óscar Romero, featuring a rare interview with him, revealed the martyred archbishop's thoughts regarding accusations that he became too progressive.