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Catholic economist on an ethical, post-pandemic recovery

"Human rights must be respected in such a time," Fr Paul Daisuke Narui SVD.


Execution video of 11 Christians claimed by group linked to IS

"These baptized are martyrs. They have not betrayed the Gospel," - Cardinal Sarah.


Irish missionary’s work in South Sudan featured by Vatican Radio

Loreto Rumbek, which was founded by Irish nuns to address the lack of educational opportunities for girls in South Sudan, opened in 2008 with just 35 students and now has over 291 students, 90% of whom go on to university.


Bishop of Derry expresses Brexit concerns on Vatican Radio

“Those who are leading Brexit have to recognise not just the benefits for East Sussex but the challenges for West Derry.”


Vatican Radio talk about St Patrick and St Pio

Pope Francis to visit places associated with Padre Pio in the fiftieth year since his death in 1968


Trump urged to promote peace and well-being in world

According to New York Times exit polls, Catholics overall voted 52 per cent for Trump and 45 per cent for Clinton.


Tributes to Francis on third anniversary of election

Cardinal Vincent Nichols and We Are Church Ireland commend Pope on the vitality and freshness that he has sustained over the past three years.


Film shows abuse parallels between Boston & Ireland

Spotlight will set off 'hand grenades' of pain in hearts of abuse survivors and as a Church we can never be complacent about child protection: Archbishop of Dublin.


Féile Bríde 2016 ‘lends itself to the Year of Mercy’

Bishop Denis Nulty of Kildare and Leighlin opens door of Mercy in Kildare on the eve of St Brigid’s day.


Irish soprano looking forward to performing for Pope

Derry-born Margaret Keys will sing for the Pontiff next week as he makes his first visit to the USA.


Pope will visit Kenya, Uganda & CAR in November

The Kenyan bishops have chosen as their theme, “To stand strong in the faith”.


Prayer for persecuted Christians around the world

Pope Francis emphasises ecumenical dimension of the charismatic movement, rooted in a common baptism. Unity among Christians must begin with prayer.


Pope creates dicastery to oversee communications

New Secretariat for Communications will act as umbrella for nine communications offices including Pontifical Council for Social Communications and Vatican Radio.


Fr Lombardi honoured for communications role

Head of the Vatican's Press Office awarded an honorary doctorate by Rome university.


Ukraine’s bishops welcome solidarity and prayers

The danger that one of our neighbours will provoke a civil war has not blown over: Archbishop Shevchuk.


Irish intern at Vatican Radio meets pope

History made as ambassador with Down Syndrome Ireland completes week-long internship

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