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European Bishops: Russian Aggression Poses ‘Real Threat’ to World Peace

European Bishops: Russian Aggression Poses ‘Real Threat’ to World Peace

The Council of European Bishops’ Conferences (CCEE) issued an appeal Friday urging support for Ukraine under the threat of Russian military aggression.

Triple Vaccinated Vatican Chiefs Test Positive for Coronavirus

Triple Vaccinated Vatican Chiefs Test Positive for Coronavirus

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican Secretary of State, and Archbishop Edgar Peña Parra, his deputy, have tested positive for the coronavirus, reports veteran Vatican journalist Edward Pentin.

Vatican Threatens Unvaccinated Employees as Pope Francis Laments Layoffs

Vatican Threatens Unvaccinated Employees as Pope Francis Laments Layoffs

The Vatican threatened its unvaccinated workers Wednesday while Pope Francis prayed for all those who have lost their jobs during the pandemic.

Top British Rabbi: No Cure for Antisemitism at BBC

Top British Rabbi: No Cure for Antisemitism at BBC

A top British rabbi resigned from the BBC after 30 years last week, citing the broadcaster’s incurable antisemitism.

Orthodox Djokovic Spends Serbian Christmas in Australian Detention

Orthodox Djokovic Spends Serbian Christmas in Australian Detention

(AP) — Regardless of who made an error on the visa or the vaccination waiver or whatever, the reality Friday for tennis No. 1 Novak Djokovic was spending one of his important religious holidays in an Australian detention hotel working on his challenge against deportation.

French Mosque Forced Closed for ‘Inciting Hatred’ and ‘Advocating Jihad’

French Mosque Forced Closed for ‘Inciting Hatred’ and ‘Advocating Jihad’

A Mosque in France has been shuttered for six months after authorities accused it of ‘inciting hatred’ and ‘advocating jihad’.

Pope Francis: Saint Joseph Was a ‘Persecuted and Courageous Migrant’

Pope Francis: Saint Joseph Was a ‘Persecuted and Courageous Migrant’

Pope Francis presented Saint Joseph, the foster father of Jesus, as a “persecuted and courageous migrant” in a provocative address in the Vatican Wednesday.

Pope Francis Mourns Death of Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Pope Francis Mourns Death of Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Pope Francis sent condolences Sunday for the death of South African Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu, praising his witness in promoting racial equality.

Pope Francis AGAIN Snubs China's Uyghurs in Christmas Message

Pope Francis AGAIN Snubs China's Uyghurs in Christmas Message

Pope Francis once again failed to mention the genocide of Uyghur Muslims in China Saturday in his annual virtual tour of injustices around the world.

Queen's Christmas Message: Christ's Birth Gives Hope for a 'New Dawn with Endless Potential'

Queen's Christmas Message: Christ's Birth Gives Hope for a 'New Dawn with Endless Potential'

Queen Elizabeth II mourned the death of her husband but said the story of Christ’s birth represents a “new dawn with endless potential”.