World Jul 04

FILE PHOTO: Pope celebrates 50th anniversary of a Catholic charity
Pope Francis in hospital for scheduled intestinal surgery

Pope Francis went to a Rome hospital on Sunday for scheduled surgery on his large intestine, the Vatican said. The news came just three hours after Francis had cheerfully greeted the public in St. Peter’s Square and told them he…

World Jul 02

A defaced statue of Queen Victoria lies after being toppled during a rally on Canada Day in Winnipeg
Trudeau denounces church burnings, vandalism in Canada

Several Catholic churches have recently been vandalized or damaged in fires following the discovery of more than 1,100 unmarked graves at the sites of three former residential schools run by the church in British Columbia and Saskatchewan.