- Jan 28, 2020
Statistically speaking, people around the world are living longer; this is particularly true in developed countries. As a response, the Vatican is organizing a workshop in Rome bringing together experts and people who minister to the elderly to reflect on what the Church can do to prepare for the “revolution of longevity.”
Mali’s bishops have expressed concern that an ethnic conflict in the country could be manipulated by Islamist groups.
In his first public event since arriving as the new papal ambassador to the United Nations, Archbishop Gabriele Giordano Caccia said Pope Francis believes the multilateral organization remains a “much-needed…global forum for facing global problems.”
Mexico’s Catholic University continues to train members of the Catholic Church in addressing the clerical sexual abuse crisis, with a second diploma course on abuse prevention in the Latin American Church.
Some Iowa priests believe the state’s infamous caucuses disenfranchise them from participating publicly in the election process.
Pope Francis’s agents of mercy gathered in Kentucky to pray, swap stories, and plan for the future of a missionary group that never expected to exist past 2016, let alone into 2020.