Pope to Bambino Gesu Children’s Hospital: ‘Blessed are the hands that heal’

The Children’s Hospital is marking its 150th anniversary this year, and Pope Francis expressed the Holy See’s unwavering support for this “venerable Institution.”Meeting with the administration, staff, doctors, nurses, and paramedics on Saturday, the Pope described the founding of Italy’s first children’s hospital in 1869 as “an intuition and a gift.”

Persecution of Christians: Report of Aid to the Church in Need

"We are living in a state of perennial tension, because in our minds we know that somewhere, at some time, there will be another attack, even if no one knows where and when”. That was the message of Cardinal Joseph Coutts, Archbishop of Karachi, Pakistan, at the presentation of a research report by Aid to the Church in Need.

1,500-Year-Old Byzantine Church Near Jerusalem Uncovers Enigma

1,500-Year-Old Byzantine Church Near Jerusalem Uncovers Enigma
1,500-Year-Old Byzantine Church Near Jerusalem Uncovers Enigma
1,500-Year-Old Byzantine Church Near Jerusalem Uncovers Enigma
1,500-Year-Old Byzantine Church Near Jerusalem Uncovers Enigma

After three years of painstaking excavations, a Byzantine-era Christian church with spectacular, well-preserved mosaics and frescoes has finally been completely unearthed. The structure is located approximately ten miles west of the city of Jerusalem.

Interreligious Dialogue between Serbian and Indonesia

Interreligious Dialogue between Serbian and Indonesia
Interreligious Dialogue between Serbian and Indonesia
Interreligious Dialogue between Serbian and Indonesia
Interreligious Dialogue between Serbian and Indonesia

A State-Religious Delegation of the Republic of Serbia is making an official visit to Indonesia from 21 to 26 October 2019 in order to participate in the Fourth Bilateral Interfaith Dialogue between Serbia and Indonesia.

The conference is being held in Yogyakarta, a city in southwestern Indonesia. The State-Delegation of the Republic of Serbia arrived in Yogyakarta on October 22, 2019.

Interreligious dialogue between Serbia and Indonesia

The State-Religious Mission of the Republic of Serbia left for Indonesia on October 21, 2019, for the fourth bilateral inter-religious dialogue between Serbia and Indonesia to be held in the forthcoming days.

The State-Religious Mission of the Republic of Serbia, besides the representatives of the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia, the Directorate for Cooperation with Churches and Religious Communities, as well as representatives of traditional Churches and religious communities,  includes His Grace Bishop Isihije of Mohacs and protodeacon Damjan Bozic, Editor-in-chief of “Orthodoxy”, the newspaper of the Serbian Patriarchate.