Pope at WMOF Mass: ‘God bless and keep all the families of the world’

Pope at WMOF Mass: ‘God bless and keep all the families of the world’

The 10th World Meeting of Families concludes in Rome with the celebration of the Holy Mass presided by Cardinal Kevin Farrell in the presence of Pope Francis. During the homily, the Pope notes that “the family is the first place where we learn to love.” By Linda Bordoni In a world poisoned by the toxins … Read more

Russia slides towards default as payment deadline expires

Russia slides towards default as payment deadline expires

The clock on Spasskaya tower showing the time at noon, is pictured next to Moscow ?s Kremlin, and St. Basil? S Cathedral, March 31, 2020. REUTERS / Maxim Shemetov Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Grace period runs out on $ 100 mln interest payment due May 27 Russia says it has … Read more

As summit host, Spain urges NATO to watch its southern flank

As summit host, Spain urges NATO to watch its southern flank

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) – While Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is certain to dominate an upcoming NATO summit in Madrid, Spain and other member nations are quietly pushing the Western alliance to consider how mercenaries aligned with Russian President Vladimir Putin are spreading Moscow’s influence to Africa . As the host of the summit taking place … Read more

Biden’s mission in Europe: Shore up alliance against Russia

Biden’s mission in Europe: Shore up alliance against Russia

MUNICH (AP) – President Joe Biden is out to sustain the global alliance punishing Russia for its invasion of Ukraine as he embarks on a five-day trip to Europe as the 4-month-old war shows no sign of abating and its aftershocks to global food and energy supplies are deepening. Biden first joins a meeting of … Read more