• Pope Francis expresses sadness over ‘tragic’ London fire

    Pope Francis expresses sadness over ‘tragic’ London fire

    • Jun 17, 2017

    Following a devastating fire in west London’s Grenfell Tower that has left at least 30 people dead, Pope Francis on Saturday expressed “sadness” over “the tragic loss of life and injury.” The telegram, released by the Vatican Press Office, was addressed to Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster and signed by Italian Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican’s Secretary of State.

  • After Brexit, will Europe still be Europe?

    After Brexit, will Europe still be Europe?

    • Mar 29, 2017

    The Vatican has long supported the European Union as the vehicle for the integration of the continent. In the wake of Brexit, will the European project, and the building of a common European identity, fall to the wayside?

  • European bishops summit makes appeal to jaded youth

    European bishops summit makes appeal to jaded youth

    • Mar 29, 2017

    Ahead of the 2018 Bishop’s Synod called for by Pope Francis dedicated to youth, European bishops are meeting in Barcelona for a one-of-a-kind symposium dedicated to addressing growing issues and concerns with young people and the Church today.