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A Govt that serves and not rules, says new Malawian President

Malawi’s Opposition leader, Reverend Dr Lazarus Chakwera has been sworn in as Malawi’s new President Sunday after he defeated incumbent, Peter Mutharika, in a presidential election rerun.

Poland's president facing challenge in Sunday poll

Poland's president, Andrzej Duda, is seeking a second term in an election Sunday. The ballot will test whether voters share his plans of implementing his agenda, including judicial reforms that the European Union claims undermine democracy.

Pope appeals for peace and support for war-ravaged Syria

As the United Nations warns that Syrian communities are facing an unprecedented hunger crisis, Pope Francis urges nations to fund programs to help support people suffering in the Middle East.

Pope at Angelus: Gratitude is a sign of the kingdom of God

Ahead of the Angelus prayer on Sunday, Pope Francis urges Christians to carry our cross in Jesus’ footsteps with generosity and grateful hearts.

Pope Francis prays for those suffering in Yemen and Ukraine

Pope Francis expresses his closeness and prayers for the people of war-torn Yemen and for those affected by flooding in western Ukraine.

End of Ebola in DRC and a thank you to donors

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has acknowledged several donors who provided funds for the Government-led response against the10th outbreak of the Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

US Bishops join coalition requesting emergency aid for students

An interfaith coalition sends a letter to the US Congress to ensure all students receive education support, regardless of what type of schools they attend.

India’s Ranchi Archdiocese reaches out socially disadvantaged groups

As the world continues to face the economic downturn of the Covid-19 pandemic, despite easing of lockdowns in many countries, the Archdiocese of Ranchi, in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand, is particularly reaching out to disadvantaged groups.

Ireland gets new Prime Minister

The leader of one of Ireland’s main political parties replaces Leo Varadkar as Prime Minister or taoiseach on Saturday following an historic deal.

New Bishop appointed in Sale, Australia

Pope Francis has appointed Monsignor Gregory Charles Bennet as the new bishop of Salt.