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Jesuit missionaries movie ‘Silence’ screened for papal audience

Rome:  A special Vatican screening of “Silence,” the veteran U.S. director Martin Scorsese’s  new film about the persecution of Christians in 17th-century Japan  was held on Wednesday. The film portrays ...Read More...

Albanian artist builds Mother Teresa’s mosaic with staples

Kosovo: An Albanian artist on Monday unveiled a portrait of Mother Teresa using staples, in a call for European countries to stop raising fences to shut their borders to ...Read More...

Colombia plane crash : 76 confirmed dead

A plane carrying 81 people, including a top Brazilian football team, has crashed on its approach to the city of Medellin in Colombia. Police say five people survived the ...Read More...

Former 24-year Superior General of the Jesuits, passes away

Beirut: Father Peter Hans Kolvenbach, who led the worldwide Jesuit order for a quarter century from 1983 to 2008, and who broke with tradition by voluntarily resigning what had ...Read More...

Mother Teresa scholar in Birmingham takes on London feminist critic

By C.M. Paul. Birmingham (UK) – A Mother Teresa scholar in Birmingham, UK, has taken on writer Kitty Wenham – a London-based activist who was raised Catholic – who ...Read More...

Robots replace family love for China’s lonely elderly

Three feet high, with blue and yellow flashing antennae and a head shaped like a stylish toaster, A Tie is among the first of an army of “intelligent nursing ...Read More...

Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro dies at 90

Havana: Fidel Castro, the Cuban revolutionary leader who built a communist state on the doorstep of the United States and for five decades defied US efforts to topple him, ...Read More...

Drugs a ‘new form of slavery’: Pope Francis

Vatican City: Drug addiction is a contemporary form of slavery, Pope Francis lamented Thursday, emphasizing that a rehabilitation which restores victims’ joy and dignity is much needed. “Drugs are a ...Read More...

God wants freedom and respect for women, says Pope

Vatican City: Pope Francis on Friday expressed solidarity with women, saying that God wants them to be free from oppression and violence and to be esteemed. “So many women ...Read More...

Corona beer founder makes everyone in his village a millionaire

The founder of Corona beer has left £2m in his will to each resident of the small Spanish village in which he grew up. Antonino Fernández, who died aged ...Read More...
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