Cardinal Sandri: Guarantee Profession Of Faith For All

Vatican City, 11 January 2013 (VIS) – Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches, during his visit to Egypt (6–11 January) to celebrate the Year of Faith with the local Church, met with those responsible for apostolic events in that country. Speaking to them in Cairo this past Wednesday, 9 January, [...]

Pope signs measures to guarantee financial transparency

VATICAN CITY – Pope Benedict XVI has instituted a new agency to monitor all Vatican financial operations and make sure they meet international norms against money-laundering and the financing of terrorism.The pope issued an apostolic letter on Dec 30 that established the Financial Information Authority as an independent agency to oversee the monetary and commercial [...]

Religion Is a Guarantee of Authentic Liberty and Respect

VATICAN CITY, 16 SEP 2010 (VIS) – At 3.15 p.m. today, the Pope left Edinburgh by car for Bellahouston Park in Glasgow where he arrived an hour later. Having driven through the park, greeting and blessing the 70,000 faithful present, he celebrated Mass in honour of St. Ninian of Galloway, apostle of Scotland (360-432). Recalling [...]

Guarantee A Future For Christians In The Holy Land

Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches, has sent a letter to the bishops of the world encouraging them to participate in the collection for the Holy Land, which traditionally takes place on Good Friday. A document drawn up by the Custody of the Holy Land and a note from the [...]