As Pope Francis reaches his 87th birthday, the 'age issue' looms large

Rome: (NCR) With questions about both Joe Biden and Donald Trump's physical fitness and mental acuity dogging their respective presidential bids, the "age issue" has created no shortage of commentary and headaches for both campaigns. 

Most American presidents have bee


Pope Francis’ cardinal advisers hear from 2 female professors on women’s role in the Church

Vatican City: (By Courtney Mares CAN) Pope Francis’ council of cardinal advisers heard testimonies from two female theology professors who spoke about the role of women in the Church. The Holy See press office said on Dec. 6 that the pope met with his council of advisers for a two-day meeti


Pope Francis says he is ‘still not well,’ has aide read general audience speech

Vatican City: (CAN) One day after canceling his trip to Dubai at the request of his doctors, Pope Francis appeared at his public Wednesday audience and shared with a raspy voice that he was still not feeling well as he recovers from the flu.

Pope Francis, who turns 87 in December, spoke


Pope Francis expresses ‘concerns’ about German Synodal Way, says it threatens Church unity

Vatican City: (By Jonathan Liedl) Pope Francis has expressed deep reservations about the direction of the Catholic Church in Germany, warning that concrete steps currently being taken “threaten” to undermine unity with the universal Church.

The pope made his criticisms in a


Pope Francis Reportedly Denies His Trip to Argentina Would Depend on Election Results

Vatican City: (Catholic News Register) According to the Argentine newspaper Infobae, Pope Francis supposedly told a group of people close to him that his possible trip to Argentina does not depend on the result of the presidential elections between Sergio Massa and Javier Milei that will take pla


Turkey-Backed Rebel Groups Pose a Significant Threat to the Region-SDC

 The Syrian Democratic Council is the political wing of the Syrian Democratic Forces in the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria. SDF controls roughly 25% of Syrian territory and has established an autonomous administration in northeast Syria. Currently, areas controlled by the


Pope Francis keeps busy schedule despite feeling ‘not well’

Vatican City: (CAN) Pope Francis is continuing to keep a full schedule even as the Holy Father said he was not feeling well during a meeting Monday morning with Jewish rabbis from Europe.

According to the Italian newspaper Il Corriere della Sera, the pope decided not to read his prepare


As Pope calls for cease-fire in Holy Land, Vatican speaks with Iran

Vatican City: (Catholic News Service) A child is near a sign that says "Pace," peace in Italian, as visitors gather to pray the Angelus with Pope Francis in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican Oct. 29, 2023. (CNS/Lola Gomez)

The day after Pope Francis called for a cease-fi


Racism in America: Hilton is part of Nazis’ American love story. By Ahmar Mustikhan

To the extreme left is Conrad N. Hilton, chairman of the board of Hilton Hotels Corporation; while Barron Hilton, president of Hilton Hotels Corporation, is on the right. Former astronaut John Glenn is standing between Conrad Hilton and von Braun.

Nazism and racism iU.S. have gone hand


Racism in America: Noted Jewish civil rights leader, others ask Hilton Hotel to take remedial steps. By Ahmar Mustikhan

USA: Perhaps the founder of the world’s first and largest hotel chain had a different vision. According to Cathleen Baird, director of Hospitality Industry Archives at the Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management, at the University of Houston in Houston, Texas USA, the Hi


RACISM IN AMERICA: Maryland woman delegate seeks Hilton answer on KKK picture. By Ahmar Mustikhan

Maryland, USA: Hilton Worldwide passed the buck on to the New Orleans based HRI Hospitality, while that company blamed the owners of the property for horrific picture. Hilton Foundation says link cut with Hotel 2007

Though a Conrad Hilton Foundation spokesperson said the Hilton family h


Hilton Hotel ponders to make amends to blacks and put picture of Four Little Girls at The Tutwiler in downtown Alabama. Ahmar Mustikhan

Alabama, USA: For decades the Hilton property in the “Johannesburg of America” — Birminghan — was rubbing salt to the wounds of black folks by displaying a huge picture of the Confederate veterans, who founded terrorist KKK. The hotel finally removed the picture after a pr


RACISM IN AMERICA. By Ahmar Mustikhan

I went to ‘Bombingham’ for a second time for the love of the Four Little Girls but saw a symbol of hate at Hilton Hotel

I was shocked to see the picture of the veterans of the Confederate army on the 8th floor of The Tutwiler. I would have felt the same revulsion had I seen


Pope Francis: It’s never ‘too late’ to receive God’s love

Vatican City:  (CNA) Speaking in his Angelus address on Sept. 24, the pope said that God is seeking us out at every hour of the day and that his “bighearted” love for us is not based on our merits.

“This is how God is: He does not wait for our efforts to come


Vatican and Vietnam agree to open resident Holy See office in Hanoi, as relations improve

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Vietnam formally agreed Thursday to let a Vatican representative live in the country and open an office, a notching up of relations that could have implications down the line for the Holy See’s delicate ties with China.

The Holy See announced the conclusi


Pope Francis’ Preferential Option for Diplomats

Vatican City: (NCR) That the Holy Father has created cardinals from serving nuncios multiple times is one telling sign of their return to power during his papacy.

Ten years into the Francis pontificate and the triumphant return of the nuncios goes from strength to strength. And the nunc


Pope Francis Names Dominican Priest and Former Military Chaplain as Alaska’s Next Bishop

Vatican City: (Courtney Mares/CAN) Pope Francis has named Dominican Father Steven Maekawa, a former active duty military chaplain, as the next bishop of Fairbanks, Alaska.

The Vatican announced the appointment on July 11. Father Maekawa will take on the role of leading a diocese that sp

"Trial of Pakistani Christian Nation" By Nazir S Bhatti

On demand of our readers, I have decided to release E-Book version of "Trial of Pakistani Christian Nation" on website of PCP which can also be viewed on website of Pakistan Christian Congress . You can read chapter wise by clicking tab on left handside of PDF format of E-Book. ,