- Mar 3, 2021
Church leaders in Britain and Ireland are calling on the UK government to keep its pledge to spend 0.7 percent of its Gross National Income on international aid and development.
Pope Francis on Wednesday asked for prayers for his upcoming trip to Iraq, noting that the Iraqi people have been waiting for a papal visit since Pope St. John Paul II was prevented from going in 1999: “A people cannot be disappointed twice.”
Come hell or high water, Pope Francis is determined to visit Iraq March 5-8, unfazed by the threat of terrorism, the political and social instability, and the country’s rising COVID-19 numbers.
Revelations that a leading holiday park company in the UK discriminated against people with certain Irish surnames “won’t come as a surprise” the country’s Traveller community, says their national chaplain.
Several Catholic ethicists are urging people to steer clear of the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine if possible, but at the same time affirm it is morally acceptable to receive it if the alternatives are not an option.
Read in English ROSARIO, Argentina – En una entrevista que le hicieron en el 2015, el Papa Francisco contó un viejo chiste sobre su país de origen: “¿Sabés cómo se suicida un argentino? Se sube a su ego y salta.” Sin embargo, el pontífice dejó de lado una segunda parte