It is with regret that we inform you of the death at 14:20 hours on Thursday 11 July, in St James’s Hospital, Dublin, aged 90, of Father Noel Hanrahan MHM.
Pope Francis named six superiors of women's religious orders, a consecrated laywoman and the superior of the De La Salle Christian Brothers to be full members
Pope Francis on Friday meets with participants attending a summit entitled, “The Vatican Dialogues: The Energy Transition and Care for our Common Home”. In comments to the group, he warns that today’s ecological crisis, especially climate change, “threatens the very future of the human family” and asks oil CEOs for a "radical energy transition".
The message is titled "Baptized and sent: the Church of Christ on mission in the world", the same as the extraordinary missionary month that Pope Francis wanted to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Benedict XV's Maximum illud.
A Filipino teenager who died could be on his way to sainthood after the Vatican declared him a Servant of God, the first step in the process toward sainthood.