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Pakistan Independence Day 2021

Pakistan Independence Day 2021.  2021 marks the 74th Independence Day for Pakistan. Streets in different cities and regions in Pakistan, especially in the capital Islamabad, are decorated with the green and white colors of the Pakistani flag as the country celebrates its 74th Independence Day today, Aug. 14. with caution due to the COVID-19 pandemic...

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World Day for Grandparents and Elderly.

Pope Francis’ address on World Day for Grandparents and Elderly.   Dear Grandfathers and Grandmothers, Dear Elderly Friends, “I am with you always” (Mt 28:20): this is the promise the Lord made to his disciples before he ascended into heaven. They are the words that he repeats to you today, dear grandfathers and grandmothers, dear...

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American Independence Day 2021

American Independence Day 2021.    Wishing all our American Sisters and those who worked in the U.S. abundant blessings on this American Independence Day. As you celebrate Independence Day this year with cook-outs and fireworks, take some time to thank God for the freedom we have. On the Fourth of July let us focus on celebrating...

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World Refugee Day 2021

World Refugee Day June 20th 2021. Join us this year on World Refugee Day and support refugees across the globe to be protected and included in health care education and support. Theme for 2021: Together we Heal, Learn and Shine. World Refugee Day is observed on June 20 to respect and honor the courage and...

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Eid Mubarak to all our Muslim Brothers and Sisters.

              PONTIFICAL COUNCIL FOR INTERRELIGIOUS DIALOGUE Christians and Muslims: Witnesses of Hope MESSAGE FOR THE MONTH OF RAMADAN AND ‘ID Al-FITR 1442 H. / 2021 A.D.    Dear Muslim brothers and sisters, We at the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue are glad to offer you our fraternal good wishes for...

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Online solidarity event with the people of Myanmar, May 1st 2021

Online solidarity event with the people of Burma / Myanmar Saturday 1st May, 7-8pm     Dear Friend of Burma / Myanmar, Since the military regime in Burma / Myanmar staged a coup on 1st February 2021, over 750 people have been killed, many more injured and over 4,400 arrested. Despite this brutal military crackdown, the people of...

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Earth Day 2021: Restore our Earth.

Earth Day 2021: Restore our Earth.    EARTHDAY.ORG’s theme   for Earth Day 2021 is Restore Our Earth,  which focuses on natural processes, emerging green technologies, and innovative thinking that can restore the world’s ecosystems. In this way, the theme rejects the notion that mitigation or adaptation are the only ways to address climate change. It is up...

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Who are the Christians in Iraq.

Who are the Christians of Iraq? A long history in a nutshell Pope Francis’ Apostolic Journey to Iraq offers a unique opportunity to learn about the history of Christianity in Mesopotamia, where Jesus’ mother-tongue endures to this day. By Emil Anton Modern Iraq covers most of the area of ancient Mesopotamia, which was home to...

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Homily President Joe Biden heard at Mass on Inauguration Day.

The homily President Joe Biden heard at Mass on Inauguration Day   President-elect Joe Biden and his wife, Jill Biden, pray during Mass at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington Jan. 20, 2021, before his presidential inauguration.                 (CNS photo/Tom Brenner, Reuters) The following is the homily President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect...

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“13 Christians killed everyday because of their faith” by Open Doors.

13 Christians killed everyday because of their faith. The non-Governmental organization Open Doors releases its annual “World Watch List” report that lists the top 50 countries where Christians are most persecuted for their faith. Linda Bordoni Every day, 13 Christians worldwide are killed because of their faith, 12 churches or Christian buildings are attacked and...

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