- Jan 18, 2020
The truth of it is, both the US and the Vatican still have powerful motives for keeping their relationship green, because both parties perceive that they need the other.
The organizers of the 9th annual conference at the Napa Institute call for a greater involvement of the laity beyond political divides.
In its continuing coverage of the U.S. immigration debate, the Vatican newspaper noted media reports that President Donald Trump “used particularly harsh and offensive words about immigrants” from several countries.
Alveda King, in Rome to meet the pope, says this is an historic moment in the U.S. in the fight against abortion.
Russia promises to defend persecuted Christians in the Middle East, as U.S. leaves leadership vacuum in the region.
“Our point of contact is the local church of South Korea,” said Cardinal Peter Turkson of the Vatican’s Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development. “The dicastery is already in communication with the Korean episcopal conference to see how we may have contact also with the regime on the other side … We are exploring the possibilities of speaking to them directly.”