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Pope Francis has been lauded for his efforts on behalf of migrants by the head of the world’s leading inter-governmental organisation working on their behalf. During an audience with the Pontiff this week, William Lacy Swing, director general of the International Organisation for Migration paid tribute to “the first Pope to visit Lampedusa” and hailed…

“The lack of security that prevails in Libya has as a consequence that most religious communities that came to work in public health at the request of the Libyan authorities have been asked to leave the country.” Archbishop Vincent Landel of Rabat, Morocco, reports the grim situation for Christians in Libya during his recent visit…

The head of the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Community (COMECE), Cardinal Reinhard Marx, has called on member countries of the European Union to act together in solving the dangerous realities for migrants taking great risks to reach Europe. During an October 10 meeting with the European Commission’s President José Manuel Barroso…

Colombia – A prelate has condemned the actions of guerrillas in evicting priests form their parishes in a rural areas of the country. When he learned of the evictions in Puerto Guzmán and Puerto Leguizam, Bishop Luis Alberto Parra Mora took to the airwaves to call on the government to act at once to ensure…

Pope Francis has consecrated the world to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. During Marian Day celebrations at St Peterís on October 13, which marks the anniversary of the final vision in Fatima in 1917, the Pope announced the consecration and called on the faithful to seek the intercession of the Blessed Virgin. "As we continue…