- Jul 22, 2021
As several Italian cities were issuing Code Red heat-wave advisories in early August, a group of young Italian scouts rented three donkeys and set off walking on a 65-mile pilgrimage across the country’s mountainous center.
Four years of fighting in eastern Ukraine have led to “the biggest humanitarian crisis on the European continent since the end of the Second World War,” according to the head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church.
After yet another case of aggression against immigrants in Italy, a parish priest heading a welcoming center says he’s worried about global xenophobic trends.
Lithuanian tourism officials are coming under fire from the Catholic Church for a highly sexualized campaign to promote the capital, Vilnius, only weeks ahead of a visit by Pope Francis.
A Catholic historian tells a meeting of deacons about the priests and deacons who suffered in Dachau under the Nazis.
While Germany has the potential to be a major European leader, the Church in the country must take a strong stand to insist on moral direction as well, said Cardinal Gerhard Mueller in a recent interview.
The unresolved debate over a proposal to allow Protestant spouses of Catholics to receive communion in German dioceses under some limited circumstances has gathered steam after the country’s president waded into the debate at the major national Catholic conference in the town of Münster.
Humanitarian associations and their volunteers have been a lifeline to Calais’ migrants for more than two decades. Employees and volunteers work daily to feed, clothe and offer them a few hours of rest.