Aleppo, Syria, Dec 22, 2014 / 08:01 am (EWTN News/CNA).- As Christmas approaches, the Melkite Catholic bishop of Aleppo has written a letter to his diocese looking forward to the feast of hope, urging his people to practice charity to the less fortunate, much like in diocese around the world.
Manila, Philippines, Dec 22, 2014 / 05:07 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Church in the Philippines has stepped up round the clock rehabilitation and relief measures for the population affected by the country's most recent typhoon, Hagupit, which struck earlier this month.
Indianapolis, Ind., Dec 22, 2014 / 02:04 pm (EWTN News/CNA).-
Auxiliary Bishop Christopher J. Coyne of Indianapolis has been chosen by Pope Francis to be the next bishop of Burlington, Vermont, announced the Vatican Dec. 22.
Alotau, Papua New Guinea, Dec 21, 2014 / 03:30 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A Catholic bishop of Alotau, Papua New Guinea, has launched an appeal during a severe food shortage following a cyclone engulfing the Catholic diocese.