In the spotlight: Papal trip to Kazakhstan, Pakistan floods, Canadian wildfires
Photos of the Week: Sept. 19, 2022
Pope urges world leaders to ‘work for peace, not weapons’
“Only by serving the cause of peace, will you make a name for yourselves in the annals of history,” Pope Francis told them.
Ambassador says pope will visit Ukraine before Kazakhstan trip
Pope Francis plans to make his long-awaited visit to Ukraine before his trip to Kazakhstan in September, said Andrii Yurash, Ukraine’s ambassador to the Holy See.
Vatican publishes schedule for papal trip to Kazakhstan
Pope Francis’ September visit to Kazakhstan will mostly focus on a gathering of religious leaders from around the world, but it will also include a Mass and meeting with Catholics in this Muslim-majority nation.
In East European conflicts, Rome plays diplomatic role with aerial view
Thirty years after the dramatic breakup of the Soviet Union, tremors from that socio-political earthquake continue to reverberate through the vast terrain it once covered. How does the church understand these confusing events?