• Kenya: Music helps bring harmony to rival tribes
    When a group of children from rival tribes, who attend the same remote school in northern Kenya, near the border with Ethiopia, saw a video of Every Breath you Take, by the Police, they decided to do their own version. After a good practice, led by their own budding Gareth Malone - they made this film...  Todonyang School was set up by Fr Steven Ochieng, wit
  • Pope Francis: Why do you seek the living among the dead?
    Huge crowds gathered in St Peter's Square today (Wednesday) for Pope Francis' weekly general audience, the first of the Easter season. Many pilgrims carried banners and pictures of two of his predecessors, Blessed John Paul II and Blessed John XXIII, who will be officially recognised as saints this weekend on Divine Mercy Sunday. A little light rai
  • South Sudan: Rebels kill hundreds in Mosque, Catholic church and hospital
    Bishop William Kenney has called for an end to the violence and suffering in South Sudan, after visiting the country. His message comes after the disturbing news of violence in the Bentiu region, that has left hundreds of women, children and men who had sought refuge in a hospital, a Mosque and a Catholic church, dead. “While the warring factions delay in fi