- Jun 17, 2021
Pope, religious leaders call for better EU immigration policies.
A leading German bishop says Pope Francis made the right decision when he refused the resignation of German Cardinal Gerhard Marx, who had asked the pope to release him from his role as archbishop of Munich in an attempt to assume collective responsibility for the clerical sexual abuse scandals.
Reflecting on Europe’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich said that it was “very bad at the beginning and very good at the end.”
Pope Francis met with UEFA president Aleksander Čeferin and other soccer officials on Thursday to offer his blessings before the European Championship kicks off in Rome.
Three Red Cross nurses are to be beatified as martyrs in Spain, 85 years after they were raped and shot while caring for wounded Civil War soldiers, having refused to renounce their Catholic faith.
Europe’s bishops have weighed in on the EU coronavirus recovery plan, praising the package as a sign of solidarity and a collaborative initiative that pushes countries beyond their own interests in order to provide relief to all member-states.
The Orthodox Church of Cyprus on Tuesday called for the withdrawal of the country’s controversial entry into this year’s Eurovision song contest titled “El Diablo,” charging that the song makes an international mockery of country’s moral foundations.
The Council of European Bishops’ Conferences announced the launch of a prayer network during Lent to pray for the victims of COVID-19 and for the families of those who died of the coronavirus.