Access to clean water is a basic human right

Pope Francis has called for March 22, World Water Day, as a time to recognize the importance of universal clean drinking water and sanitation as basic human rights, especially in the developing countries of the world.

In his encyclical letter Laudato Si’, he

Do we need a synod on just defense?

The Catholic Church should hold a Synod of Bishops devoted exclusively to defining just war, just defense and just peace, said the president of the Institute of Religion and Society at the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv.

Myroslav Marynovych, who is a human

Russian Catholics join in mourning the late Navalny

Thousands of mourners gathered in nearby streets, despite tight police cordons, chanting Navalny's name and slogans against President Vladimir Putin, while the dissident's small entourage headed for his grave at Borisovsky Cemetery in Moscow. Media reported dozens of mourners had been arrested

Society of Jesus banned in Nicaragua

The Nicaraguan regime has extinguished the Jesuits' legal status and ordered the expropriation of its assets, effectively making it illegal for the Society of Jesus to operate in the Central American country.

The legal cancellation of the Jesuits on Aug. 23 follows the