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Philippines: Church's message of hope sought by government

Vatican News - Wed, 08/26/2020 - 08:57
Government officials in the Philippines are asking for the Church’s help in addressing rising cases of suicide and depression as the country continues to deal with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
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John Paul I: the faith of the "Smiling Pope” in Vatican II

Vatican News - Wed, 08/26/2020 - 07:55
Cardinal Albino Luciani was elected pope on August 26, 42 years ago. Experts are currently examining a presumed miracle that could open the way for the beatification of John Paul I.
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Pope Francis spiritually united with pilgrims honouring Our Lady of Czestochowa

Vatican News - Wed, 08/26/2020 - 06:41
Pope Francis says he is close to the thousands of pilgrims travelling to the Marian Sanctuary of Jasna Gora for the August 26th feast of Our Lady of Czestochowa.
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Republican Convention: Melania Trump appeals for racial unity

Vatican News - Wed, 08/26/2020 - 06:17
First Lady Melania Trump appeals for racial harmony and expresses compassion for those affected by the Coronavirus pandemic on the second day of the Republican party convention.
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General Audience to resume with members of the faithful present

Vatican News - Wed, 08/26/2020 - 05:31
The Prefecture of the Pontifical Household announces that members of the faithful can begin attending the weekly Wednesday General Audience in September.
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Colombia begins easing Covid-19 lockdown

Vatican News - Wed, 08/26/2020 - 05:19
Colombia's president announces that the nationwide quarantine lockdown will end at the beginning of September, as the Latin American nation remains one of the ten most ravaged nations in terms of coronavirus cases.
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Zimbabwe’s Evangelicals defend Catholics from Government attacks

Vatican News - Wed, 08/26/2020 - 04:53
In a show of solidarity, the Evangelical Fellowship of Zimbabwe (EFZ) has expressed support for the country’s Catholic Bishops in the wake of a Pastoral Letter that has angered the Government.
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Pope Francis: We are stewards called to share earth's fruits with everyone

Vatican News - Wed, 08/26/2020 - 03:03
Pope Francis focuses his weekly General Audience on the importance of equality and sharing of goods in order to reflect God's love for us and for Creation during this time of trial caused by the pandemic.
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School year begins in Mexico with Covid precautions in place

Vatican News - Tue, 08/25/2020 - 10:22
Mexican students begin the new school year, resuming classes via television and online, as the country's pandemic death toll continues to rise.
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Republicans nominate Trump for second term as US President

Vatican News - Tue, 08/25/2020 - 10:05
The Republican convention gets underway in Charlotte, Northa Carolina, with incumbent President Trump putting in an appearance on Monday, the day on which the party formally nominated him as their candidate.
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Africa declared free from wild polio

Vatican News - Tue, 08/25/2020 - 09:55
Following the absence of new outbreaks for four consecutive years, the African continent has been certified free from the wild poliovirus strain by the African Regional Committee for Certification.
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Philippine bishops warn against call for revolutionary government

Vatican News - Tue, 08/25/2020 - 09:10
The fear of a revolutionary government has surfaced in the Philippines again after a meeting of supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte called for such a rule under his administration.
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Season of Creation: Jubilee for the Earth

Vatican News - Tue, 08/25/2020 - 08:19
In a joint statement, the presidents of the CCEE and the CEC invite the faithful to take part in the Season of Creation, encouraging them to celebrate the richness of the Christian faith as an expression to protect our common home.
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Port Moresby: A year of Waste Management at Don Bosco Technological Institute

Vatican News - Tue, 08/25/2020 - 07:56
As Pope Francis, and the world, mark Laudato Si' year, Don Bosco Technological Institute (DBTI) in Port Moresby initiates a year-long Integrated Waste Management Plan.
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Australia, UK bishops on moral concerns of potential Covid-19 vaccine

Vatican News - Tue, 08/25/2020 - 06:17
As several Covid-19 vaccines reach advanced clinical trials, Catholic Bishops in Australia and the UK address an ethical question regarding the use of an aborted fetus in the development of one particular candidate.
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'Women should be celebrated every moment, every hour, every day'

Vatican News - Tue, 08/25/2020 - 05:24
Physically separated due to the Covid-19 pandemic, South African Catholic women come together to pray and reinforce their sense of sisterhood in an online Day of Prayer initiative on 24 August.
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12th anniversary of India’s anti-Christian violence in Kandhamal

Vatican News - Mon, 08/24/2020 - 10:57
Indian Christians are observing Kandhamal Day on Tuesday, the 12th anniversary of the outbreak of the unspeakable atrocities that continued unabated for weeks and months. Civil society organizations have appealed for support for victims and survivors.
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Remembering Pope Francis’ visit to Mozambique, Bishops issue a Pastoral Letter.

Vatican News - Mon, 08/24/2020 - 08:07
Pope Francis has of late been praying and speaking about the humanitarian and dramatic events happening in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province.
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Belarus detains opposition leaders after rally against President

Vatican News - Mon, 08/24/2020 - 07:42
Authorities in Belarus have detained two leading opposition activists following the most massive rally so far against President Alexander Lukashenko.
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California wildfires: ‘God’s love is fiercer than any fire’

Vatican News - Mon, 08/24/2020 - 07:35
As dozens of massive wildfires blaze across the US state of California, local bishop calls for prayers for affected families, firefighters, and first responders.
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