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Pope Francis Appoints Nigerian Priest As Vatican Permanent Representative To UN

Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu Catholic pontiff, Pope Francis, has appointed a Nigerian priest of the Catholic Diocese of Aba, Abia State and Apostolic Nuncio to the Antilles, Archbishop Fortunatus Nwachukwu as the Permanent Observer of the Holy See, Vatican, to the United

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Vatican would see U.S. Paris deal exit as slap in face

The Vatican, which under Pope Francis’ insistence has strongly backed the Paris climate change deal, would see a U.S. exit as a slap in the face and a “disaster for everyone,” a senior official said on Thursday. At their meeting

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Vatican issues guidelines on cremation, says no to scattering ashes

The Vatican announced Tuesday that Catholics may be cremated but should not have their ashes scattered at sea or kept in urns at home. According to new guidelines from the Vatican’s doctrinal office, cremated remains should be kept in a

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