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100-feet Padre Pio statue to come up in Philippines || SW NEWS || 613 Pope Francis prays for the “martyred” Ukrainians During his customary General Audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis appealed for …More
100-feet Padre Pio statue to come up in Philippines || SW NEWS || 613
Pope Francis prays for the “martyred” Ukrainians

During his customary General Audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis appealed for prayers for Ukrainians who were killed in the ongoing war.

Young economists gather in Assisi to seek ways to alter existing economic structures
The Economy of Francesco summit got underway today in the Italian town of Assisi in which 1,000 young people from 100 nations are taking part.

Bill launched to ensure safety of pro-life pregnancy centers in US
Meanwhile, in the US, Republicans Chris Smith of New Jersey and Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Washington have introduced a bill on Tuesday to protect pro-life pregnancy care centers.

Philippines Church, universities commemorate 50th anniversary of infamous martial law
In the Philippines, a forum comprising the Church and labor groups is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the dark days of the infamous martial law imposed on Sept. 21, 1972, by dictator Ferdinand Marcos Senior.

Persecution forces a group of Chinese believers to seek refuge in Thailand
The ongoing persecution of Christians in China has forced a group of 57 Chinese believers belonging to an Evangelical Church to seek refuge in Thailand.

Number of applicants for Voluntary Assisted Dying in Australia’s Victoria go up by 22 percent
In the Australian state of Victoria, there are reports that the number of people wanting voluntary assisted dying has gone up by one-third.

Philippines’ Cebu to have 100-feet statue of Padre Pio
A 100-feet-tall statue dedicated to St Padre Pio will be built in an upcoming sanctuary dedicated to the stigmatist Italian saint on Cebu island in the Philippines.

Virgin of the Miraculous Medal statue to resume pilgrimage across Italy next month
In Italy, a pilgrimage of the statue of the Virgin of the Miraculous Medal will once again resume next month.

Tennessee guv calls for probe into Vanderbilt pediatric trans clinic
In the US state of Tennessee, Governor Bill Lee has sought an inquiry into the Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC).

Politicians should focus on marginalized, other pressing issues, say Bishops
The Italian bishops, who are gathered in Matera, have issued a statement ahead of the national elections.

Iran witnesses women burning hijabs as unrest continues
Unrest has escalated in Iran as women are protesting over the death of a woman in custody after being detained for breaking hijab laws.

Christian groups come to aid of flood-hit victims in Pakistan
In flood-ravaged Pakistan, various Church groups have come to the help of Muslim communities that are affected.