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Pope Signs up for Vaccination, Says Others Should Do the Same

In a television interview aired Saturday, January 9, Pope Francis confirmed that he has already booked an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccination. While the Pope...

Pope Cancels Annual Baptism Ceremony in the Sistine Chapel

Pope Francis has canceled the traditional baptism of babies in the Sistine Chapel due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the Vatican Press Office, the...

167 Catholic Priests Succumb to COVID-19 Since February

Forty-three Italian priests have died in November after contracting COVID-19 during Italy's second wave of the pandemic. The tally makes for a total of...

Joy of Advent: Why Are the Christmas Tree and Nativity Scene Important?

On the first Sunday of Advent, we enter the season that opens the liturgical year. This is a time that prepares us for Christmas,...

Pope Urges Leaders to Involve the Poor in Post-Pandemic Planning

Pope Francis has urged young economists, entrepreneurs, and economic leaders to involve the poor in planning post-pandemic development models. In a forum of young people...

Pope Teams up With Charities to Distribute Pasta to Italy’s ‘New Poor’

If turkey is the staple food for Americans around this time of year, Italians will gladly accept your pasta dish. For this reason, several charitable...

WATCH: Elijah Canlas Shares His Lessons Learned on Film and Acting

Over the course of a few short years, Elijah Canlas has become one of the most promising young actors in the Philippines. Notably, with...

How Fossil Discoveries Are Proving the Need to Invest in the Sciences

Back in 79 A.D., one of the deadliest volcano eruptions in European history happened. On October 25 that year, Mount Vesuvius—a stratovolcano—erupted and effectively...

Vatican Moves General Audience to Online Platforms Again

The Vatican announced that the weekly public general audiences of Pope Francis will once again be held behind closed doors and via live stream. The...

The Impressive Ways Other Countries Celebrate All Souls Day

This year saw a different—and earlier—All Souls Day for Filipinos. In the Philippines, November 2 is dedicated to paying respects to the dearly departed...

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