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French authorities investigate act of terrorism

French authorities detain 7 people as they investigate what they view as an act of terrorism.

Pope appoints Cambridge professor to Pontifical Academy of Sciences

Professor Sir David Charles Baulcombe, Professor of Botany at Cambridge University, is appointed by Pope Francis as a Member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences on Saturday.

Pope to educators: form people capable of responsibility in society

Pope Francis has sent a message to the annual congress of the Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines (CEAP).

Young people in Malawi lead with parish contributions at an event

Mthawira Catholic Parish, in the Archdiocese of Blantyre, Malawi, has crowned a group of young people under the Young Christian Workers (YCW) for toping contributions at parish fundraising event.

Canadian Bishops look forward to rebuilding on lessons learned

The first-ever virtual plenary meeting of more than 80 Canadian Bishops concludes on Friday with the Bishops looking forward to rebuilding their communities from lessons learned during the pandemic.

Holy See: indigenous communities to be included in decision-making process

Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič, the Holy See’s Permanent Observer to the United Nations in Geneva highlighted the plight of indigenous communities hard-hit by the Covid-19 pandemic in his address to the UN on Thursday.

Migrant boat sinks off Libyan coast

The UN says that over a dozen migrants trying to reach the European mainland drowned in the Mediterranean when their dinghy capsized off the coast of Libya.

Global youth rallies over climate return amid coronavirus

Youth around the world return to the streets and online to urge governments to tackle climate change. Obligatory social distancing due to the coronavirus pandemic makes it challenging to hold mass protests.

Vatican: AI in food sector at the service of every human life

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, president of the Vatican Pontifical Academy for Life on Thursday participated in a webinar on “AI, Food for all. Dialogue and Experiences”.

Pope to UN: Rethink the future of our common home

Pope Francis calls for reforms, multilateralism, cooperation and respect for human dignity in his video message to the 75th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations.