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    A Catholic take on the Trump v. Clinton 'Great Debate'

    The most depressing thing about Monday's Jerry Springer-esque showdown between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump was that neither candidate gave any indication that they have ever studied, or even reflected, on the implications of Christian values for their policy choices.

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    Children in Syria to send drawings to Pope in a plea for peace

    Syrian Muslim and Christian children from the city of Aleppo will come together on Oct. 6 to pray for an end of the dirty war that has torn the country apart. They will also produce a statement to be sent to the world's major powers, appealing for an end to the massacres that have seen hundreds killed in the last week alone.

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    Pope has one word for Hispanic ministry in the US: 'Adelante!'

    San Antonio's Mexican-born Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller is in Rome to brief Pope Francis on a project for Hispanic ministry in the U.S. and he's got a prescription for Americans weary of the political crossfire of an election campaign: "Pain pills and sleeping pills!"


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  • Pope concerned over North Korea’s nuclear testing
    Pope concerned over North Korea’s nuclear testing
    • September 27, 2016

    “The Holy See supports continued efforts by the international community to revive negotiations over denuclearization and to enable the IAEA to resume its critical role in nuclear verification there,” says Monsignor Antoine Camilleri, Vatican Undersecretary for Relations with States.


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  • Top Vatican diplomat lauds Colombia’s peace deal
    Top Vatican diplomat lauds Colombia’s peace deal
    • September 27, 2016

    At the signing of an historic peace deal between Colombia’s government and its main rebel faction, the Vatican’s top diplomat said people in the largely Catholic nation “have lived through forced displacements and violence. … And that is why we need to find the road to peace and justice.”


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