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By Elise Harris Vatican City, May 13, 2018 / 06:20 am MT ().- After multiple bombings at churches in Indonesia left 11 dead dozens more injured, Pope Francis prayed for the repose of the souls of those who died and asked God to bring an end to hatred and violence. “I am particularly close to […]
CNA Staff, Mar 28, 2021 / 02:05 am MT (CNA).- A suspected suicide bomb attack targeted Catholics leaving a cathedral after Palm Sunday Mass on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. The explosion occurred March 28 outside Sacred Heart of Jesus Cathedral in Makassar, capital of South Sulawesi province, as church-goers were exiting the cathedral at […]
A widespread Pacific civil society call for a global ban on deep sea mining activity has been launched. The Pacific Regional NGO Alliance of church and civil society groups kickstarted their campaign to stop deep sea mining yesterday in Fiji. Their Blue Line Statement said that as custodians of the world’s biggest ocean, Pacific people […]