Articles in Church

The Pope Video • For Health Care Workers

“The Pope Video” series continues! Watch the latest 2-minute installment: For Health Care Workers.

The Pope Video • For Religious Sisters and Consecrated Women

“The Pope Video” series continues! Watch the latest 2-minute installment: For Religious Sisters and Consecrated Women.

The Pope Video • Religious Discrimination and Persecution

“The Pope Video” series continues! Watch the latest 2-minute installment: Religious Discrimination and Persecution.

The Pope Video • Catechists

“The Pope Video” series continues! Watch the latest 2-minute installment: Catechists.

Papal message for 45th World Communications Day

In his annual reflection on communications Benedict writes, "The new technologies are not only changing the way we communicate, but communication itself, so much so that it could be said that we are living through a period of vast cultural transformation. This means...

Social justice teaching needs new vocabulary

Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson sees need to make some adjustments in the way he talks about the Church’s social teaching, writes the Catholic News Agency. The Pontifical Council for Peace and Justice has been surprised to find that common terms were misunderstood...

Pope speaks out for religious freedom

"In years past, popes have typically used the speech to diplomats as a sort of foreign policy panorama, surveying major global concerns such as economic justice, war and peace, the environment, and equity in diplomatic relations. This year, however, Benedict XVI was...

Green Pope acts on environmental pollution

Few have noticed that Pope Benedict's creation of a new in-house  financial watchdog also includes criminalization of environmental pollution. In article 18, the new law establishes a penalty of up to six months imprisonment and a fine of $3,500 to $35,000 for anyone...

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