International News

Mobile medical unit from Vatican hits Rome's peripheries to help poor

Monday 18 July 2016

Catholic News Service

A MOBILE medical unit donated by the Vatican tours Rome's peripheries, offering free health care to those in need. A local volunteer association of doctors, health care professionals and medical students use the white and blue-striped RV-style vehicle, which carries Vatican City license plates and the Holy See's coat of arms -- two keys topped by a papal crown.

‘Let’s be One’: ACN encourages youth to remember the suffering Church during the World Youth Day

Monday 18 July 2016

Media and Communications Office

THE CATHOLIC CHARITY Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) will launch the campaign ‘Let’s be One’ during the World Youth Day in Krakow from 26th – 31st July.The ‘Let’s be One’ campaign was developed to raise awareness for, and to show solidarity with, the suffering Church - specifically those many young Christians worldwide who for different reasons are not able to travel to Krakow.

Pope Francis condemns more ‘blind violence’ after Nice attack

Saturday 16 July 2016


CARDINAL Secretary of State Pietro Parolin, on behalf of the Holy Father, has sent a telegram to Bishop André Marceau of Nice, France, following last night’s attack in the city in which 84 people lost their lives and more than 100 were injured after being hit by a truck driven at full speed through a crowd attending a firework display to celebrate the French national holiday.