The 77m statue, entitled Cristo de la Paz (Christ of Peace) will show Our Lord with his arms outstretched
We are mourning the loss of a very beloved brother. We trust that our brother, who has shared the cross of Christ, will now be able to enjoy his glorious resurrection – Cardinal Francisco Robles Ortega.
The executive order to turn away refugees and to close our nation to those, particularly Muslims, fleeing violence, oppression and persecution is contrary to both Catholic and American values – Cardinal Cupich of Chicago.
43 year old Fr José Alfredo Lopez Guillen was described by friends as a dedicated and quiet priest who neither drank nor smoked and lived very simply.
Pontiff warns that abortion is an absolute evil but avoiding pregnancy isn't in particularly difficult circumstances such as Paul VI's authorisation to nuns threatened with rape.
Mexicans urged to turn their country into a land of opportunity where people are no longer destroyed at the hands of the merchants of death.
Islamic extremists blamed for gun attack on missionary doctor in Bangladesh which has left Italian priest fighting for his life.
It was a year of listening, observing and seeing where the real needs are & work has started on helping vocations directors up-skill: Vocations Ireland.
Although root causes vary, the most important is an entrenched culture of impunity.
17 priests, one religious brother, six religious women, a seminarian and a lay person died violently or succumbed to Ebola.