A deacon prays in a chapel in Wijint, a village in the Peruvian Amazon, in August 2019. Photo: CNS/Reuters
Posted in International Vatican

No quick fix for priest shortage in Amazon region pope says

VATICAN (CNS): In his apostolic exhortation, Querida Amazonia (Beloved Amazonia), which was released by the…

Continue Reading...
Pope Francis meeting with nuncios from around the world at the Vatican on 13 June 2019. Photo: CNS/Vatican Media)
Posted in Vatican

Vatican diplomats-in-training to spend a year as missionaries

VATICAN (CNS): Adopting a suggestion made at the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon, Pope…

Continue Reading...
Sister Rosa Elena Pico, a member of the Missionaries of Mary Co-Redemptrix, with children from the indigenous community of Sarayaku, Ecuador, in September 2019. Photo: CNS
Posted in International Vatican

Don’t try to clericalise women in Amazon Church pope says

VATICAN (CNS): Pope Francis released Querida Amazonia, his postsynodal apostolic exhortation on the Amazon region,…

Continue Reading...
Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle of Manila. Photo: CNS
Posted in Asia Vatican

Cardinal Tagle starts work in Rome

MANILA (UCAN):  “I am the prefect but I am not perfect!” said Luis Cardinal Tagle…

Continue Reading...
Posted in China Vatican

Vatican and China hold top-level talks

MUNICH (UCAN): Vatican secretary for Relations with States, Archbishop Paul Gallagher, and Chinese foreign minister…

Continue Reading...