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UN: torturers must never get away with their crimes

On UN International Day in Support of the Victims of Torture, Friday, the UN chief is urging all to speak out against torture, an outrage against human dignity.

Covid-19: Archbishops in England issue message ahead of return to church services

The four Metropolitan Archbishops of England issue a message welcoming the announcement that Churches will be able to reopen for prayer and services from 4 July.

Caritas Bangladesh raises alarm over Covid-19 pandemic among Rohingya

Caritas, the social and development arm of the Catholic Church of Bangladesh, expressed concern over the serious unhygienic and cramped conditions in the Cox’s Bazar refugee camps, making the Rohingya extremely vulnerable to Covid-19.

US Bishops call for police reform

Three USCCB committee chairman write to US lawmakers encouraging them to consider proposals regarding policing and criminal justice.

Seoul Cardinal appeals for peace on 70th anniversary of Korean War

The Archbishop of Seoul, Cardinal Andrew Yeom Soo-jung, on Thursday calls for peace on the 70th anniversary of the beginning of the Korean War.

US Bishops issue annual child and youth protection report

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Secretariat of Child and Youth Protection releases its 2019 Annual Report.

Miami Archbishop: Churches safe despite US Covid-19 spike

As confirmed Covid-19 infections continue to surge in the US state of Florida, Archbishop Thomas Wenski says Catholic Churches in Miami are taking precautions seriously.

Philippine Church urges probe into Filipino deaths in Saudi Arabia

The Catholic Church of the Philippines has called on the government to investigate the deaths of more than 350 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Saudi Arabia, who allegedly died of natural causes.

New Directory for Catechesis is “a joyful event in the life of the Church"

The Pontifical Council for Promotion of the New Evangelization presents the new Directory for Catechesis during a press conference held in the Vatican on Thursday.

IMF warns of deeper recession in Latin America

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on lives and economies lead to warnings of a recession in Latin America and the Caribbean.