Global Church News

  • Anthony Fauci, Chelsea Clinton to speak at Vatican health conference

    Apr 17, 2021

    Anthony Fauci, Chelsea Clinton, and Deepak Chopra are among the featured speakers at a Vatican conference being held in May on the interplay of mind, body, and soul in healthcare.

  • A charming dissident: Hans Küng and China

    Apr 17, 2021

    The Swiss theologian and co-author Julia Ching shared a bitterness about the injustice they suffered from the Church

  • Are German Catholics pushing for divisive reformation?

    Apr 17, 2021

    While the Vatican is trying to circumscribe open dissent, the wealthy German Church is not conceding an inch to Rome.

  • St Anselm

    Apr 17, 2021

    Indifferent toward religion as a young man, Anselm became one of the Church’s greatest theologians and leaders. He received the title “Father of Scholasticism” for his attempt to analyze and illumine the truths of faith through the aid of reason.

  • St George

    Apr 17, 2021

    St. George was a soldier of the Roman army who was tortured and beheaded for his Christian faith in the year 303, in Lydda (in modern day Palestine).

  • St Fidelis of Sigmaringen

    Apr 17, 2021

    If a poor man needed some clothing, Fidelis would often give the man the clothes right off his back. Complete generosity to others characterized this saint’s life.

  • How a Catholic family of 16 lives debt-free

    Apr 17, 2021

    Five years ago, a Catholic family of 16 made international news for sending their children to college without any debt – and now the parents are offering their financial advice in a book.

  • UN warns Myanmar faces ‘full-blown conflict’ like Syria

    Apr 17, 2021

    The United Nations Rights chief has warned that the ongoing repression by Myanmar’s military of protesters could be heading into “fullblown conflict” similar to Syria’s.

  • Five top-five lists drawn from the Vatican’s Statistical Yearbook

    Apr 17, 2021

    The countries in the world with the most people baptized Catholics continue to be, in order: Brazil, Mexico, the Philippines, the United States and Italy.

  • Filipino Catholics mark country’s first-ever baptism

    Apr 16, 2021

    Cebu Archdiocese has continued its commemoration of 500 years of Christianity in the Philippines with a re-enactment of the first-ever baptism in the Catholic-majority country.