- Jul 12, 2020
It is a horrible disgrace that in the 21st century, millions of people still do not have access to clean drinking water and so many become ill or die from contaminated water sources, Pope Francis said.
With the help of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, a 15th-century copy of a letter Christopher Columbus sent to his royal patrons describing the riches of the New World has been returned to its rightful owner — the Vatican.
Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuck, head of Ukraine’s Greek Catholic Church, wants reconciliation with Russia, but warns that “doesn’t mean to be reconciled with lies, or fake news.”
At an event sponsored by the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See, the contribution of nuns to the fight against human trafficking and resolving conflicts was highlighted.