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5 years after Pope’s letter to young people, Vatican’s online campaign arrives

From February 25 to April 25, a 12-week social campaign to rediscover the importance of the Pope's letter to young people and keep the World Youth Day experience alive.

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From Tourist to Pilgrim: Vatican launches mini-website to recount the experience of pilgrimage to 4 papal basilicas

As part of the "Faith Communication in the Digital World" project, sixteen young professionals from ten countries, accompanied by experts, had the opportunity to explore the four papal basilicas of Rome not only as architectural monuments, but also as living testimonies of faith.

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Haiti: Bishop injured in explosion is in stable condition. Police investigates if it was an attack or an accident

Bishop Pierre André Dumas of Anse-à-Veau-Miragoâne Diocese suffered burns to his face, arms and legs in a blast while visiting Port-au-Prince, Haiti’s capital last weekend.

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The School of Synodality of the World Union of Catholic Women’s Organizations is born

The project will begin with a series of Webinars that will have as their main objective: to inform and deepen, with Assembly participants, the progress of the synodal process and the fundamental content of chapter 9 of the Synthesis Report in the first session of the Synodal Assembly: “Women in the Life and Mission of the Church”. The application of the synodal methodology in the Church, with a special focus on the full participation of women, will also be promoted.

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Assisi, Land of Saint Francis, Breaks Pilgrimage Record: Here Are Last Year’s Numbers

Record numbers of pilgrims arriving in 2023 at the Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi registered by the Statio Peregrinorum. Many walkers, Italian and non-Italian, lovers of slow and sustainable tourism who arrived on foot or by bicycle along the different Franciscan trails. The percentage of women compared to men is growing (respectively 51.5% and 48.5% against 48.3% and 51.7% in 2022) as well as the percentage of pilgrims coming from abroad.

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Rupnik Case on the 5th Anniversary of the Summit on Abuses Held in the Vatican: Two Abused Women Show Their Faces

Five years later, precisely in February, on the morning of February 21, a press conference was held at the headquarters of the National Federation of the Italian Press in Rome, in which two women, former members of the Loyola Community, founded by the priest and former Jesuit Marko Ivan Rupnik, took part.

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About the Scandal in New York’s Cathedral of Gay Irreverence During a Funeral and What This Has To Do with Fiducia Supplicans

In addition to some criticisms of what happened from Catholic sectors, the LGBT+ community complains that the service was shortened and that the mass was not held. In fact, they also ask for an apology for the vocabulary used in the archdiocese's statement.

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Belgium: draft with progressive demands circulated in the Belgian Catholic Church

The Belgian bishops urge reflection on the role of women in the Church, advocating for greater pastoral responsibility and considering the ordination of deaconesses, although without imposing these measures universally.

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New report shows that nearly 90,000 babies were saved from abortions since Roe v. Wade was overturned in the U.S.

According to the report, before the Dobbs decision, the annual number of abortions was increasing, mainly due to intensive promotion of the abortion pill. However, it is noted that since Dobbs, up to 89,000 unborn children could have been saved thanks to new state protective laws.

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