Pope Francis prays at a replica of the Lourdes Grotto in the Vatican Gardens. Photo: CNS/L'Osservatore Romano
Posted in The Pope

Video: Pope leads world shrines prayer against pandemic on May 30

VATICAN (CNS): Pope Francis led the major shrines around the world in praying the rosary…

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Mt. Fuji from Arakurayama Sengen Park and the Churei-to pagoda in Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi. Photo: Reginald Pentinio/Wikipedia CC BY-SA 3.0
Posted in Features | Commentary Region

The Japanese ethical edge

Cristian Martini Grimaldi The counter-offensive in the successful battle against the Covid-19 coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) in…

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Rescued and safe at the Preda Girls Home. Photo: Preda Foundation
Posted in Cullen's Corner

The three great catastrophes facing humankind

There are three deadly catastrophic events engulfing the world as you read this. None of…

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Migrant workers wait to cross the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh state border on May 16. Photo: UCAN/Bijay Kumar Minj
Posted in Asia

Anger as migrants workers sprayed with chemicals

NEW DEHLI (UCAN): Church leaders, activists and political parties in India’s capital, New Dehli, expressed…

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According to the World Health Organisation, up to one billion children between the ages of two and 17 experienced physical, sexual or emotional violence or neglect in 2019. Photo: UCA News
Posted in Asia Human Rights Region

Protect vulnerable children in Covid-19 era

NEW DEHLI (UCAN): A group of 88 laureates and children’s rights advocates have urged world…

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