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Caritas India awarded for service during Covid-19 pandemic

Vatican News - Tue, 10/06/2020 - 10:57
Indian Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Harsh Vardhan presented the Best NGO for Healthcare Services award to Caritas India at a virtual ceremony on 2 October.
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UN entities urge more actions to address plight of maritime workers

Vatican News - Tue, 10/06/2020 - 10:40
Some 800,000 seafarers are currently stranded on vessels or are prevented from returning to ships, either to earn their living or to return home.
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“Fratelli tutti”: a call to disrupt our lives and pay attention to the world

Vatican News - Tue, 10/06/2020 - 10:28
Political theologian, Professor Anna Rowlands, reflects on Pope Francis’ urgent call to look at the world differently and take concrete action through a true encounter with reality.
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"Fratelli tutti": Prof Rowlands presents the encyclical

Vatican News - Tue, 10/06/2020 - 10:27
A six-member panel presented Pope Francis’s new Encyclical, "Fratelli tutti", on Sunday morning in the Vatican's new Synod Hall. Amongst them was Professor Anna Rowlands, Professor of Catholic Social Thought and Practice, University of Durham (UK). Please find below the full text of her presentation:
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Kyrgyzstan Annuls Election After Deadly Protests

Vatican News - Tue, 10/06/2020 - 08:50
Officials in the former Soviet nation of Kyrgyzstan say they have annulled the results of Sunday's parliamentary elections after violent protests in the capital Bishkek in which one person died. President Sooronbai Jeenbekov said he was ready to meet the opposition and allies after protesters broke into the complex housing the parliament en presidential quarters amid allegations of voting fraud.
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Irish Church leaders: Good Friday Agreement can be foundation for Brexit deal

Vatican News - Tue, 10/06/2020 - 08:00
Ireland’s Church leaders express their hope that the Good Friday Agreement of 10 April 1998 will be “a source of inspiration and a foundation to build upon” as the Brexit process nears its deadline.
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‘Fratelli tutti’: A radical blueprint for post-Covid world

Vatican News - Tue, 10/06/2020 - 06:05
Reactions to Pope Francis’s recently released encyclical “Fratelli tutti” continue to pour in, with bishops and Catholic aid organizations praising his vision of a future based on human solidarity.
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Grand Imam: ‘Pope Francis restores to humanity its consciousness'

Vatican News - Mon, 10/05/2020 - 09:36
The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Ahmad Al-Tayyeb reacts to the release of Pope Francis’s Encyclical, "Fratelli tutti", on Sunday.
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US Hispanic/Latino culture mirrors Pope Francis’s vision of of fraternity and social friendship

Vatican News - Mon, 10/05/2020 - 08:20
Reflecting on the gifts of Hispanic/Latino Catholics in the United States, Bishop Cepeda says they understand Pope Francis’s vision because “he speaks our language”.
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Pope appoints members of Commission for Confidential Matters

Vatican News - Mon, 10/05/2020 - 08:16
Pope Francis appoints a President and Members of the Commission for Confidential Matters, which oversees the awarding of certain public contracts.
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Bishops of Australia, US welcome new “Fratelli Tutti” encyclical

Vatican News - Mon, 10/05/2020 - 08:13
Following the publication of the Pope's encyclical “Fratelli Tutti” on Sunday, Bishops in the United States and Australia highlight his important appeals for solidarity and human fraternity.
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Zambia: Young people in Livingstone Diocese celebrate season of creation

Vatican News - Mon, 10/05/2020 - 08:08
Several Young Catholics in Zambia’s Diocese of Livingstone recently gathered at St Paul’s Parish-Ngwenya to reflect on and celebrate the “Season of Creation.”
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Covid-19 forces more world leaders into quarantine

Vatican News - Mon, 10/05/2020 - 08:06
The president of the European Commission and Malaysia’s prime minister go into quarantine after contact with Covid-19 cases, as the US president remains in hospital with the coronavirus.
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Pope: No to profit for profit's sake

Vatican News - Mon, 10/05/2020 - 06:17
Pope Francis receives in audience representatives of a top Italian investment bank reminding them that business management requires fair and clear conduct and the pursuit of ethical lines of action.
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Fratelli tutti: 'Don't just read it, pray it'

Vatican News - Sun, 10/04/2020 - 10:37
Fr Kevin Irwin suggests "Fratelli tutti" should be both read and prayed because it is "nothing less than about a way to reread and to live the Gospel for our times".
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Pope introduces his new Encyclical after Angelus

Vatican News - Sun, 10/04/2020 - 06:07
Pope Francis himself introduces his new Encyclical "Fratelli tutti" after the recitation of the Angelus, and announces he is giving it as a gift to those present in the square.
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“Fratelli tutti”: long summary of Pope Francis's Social Encyclical

Vatican News - Sun, 10/04/2020 - 05:18
Fraternity and social friendship are the ways the Pontiff indicates to build a better, more just and peaceful world, with the contribution of all: people and institutions. With an emphatic confirmation of a ‘no’ to war and to globalized indifference.
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“Fratelli tutti”: short summary of Pope Francis's Social Encyclical

Vatican News - Sun, 10/04/2020 - 05:18
Fraternity and social friendship are the ways the Pontiff indicates to build a better, more just and peaceful world, with the contribution of all: people and institutions. With an emphatic confirmation of a ‘no’ to war and to globalized indifference.
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Looking at others as brothers and sisters to save ourselves and the world

Vatican News - Sun, 10/04/2020 - 05:18
The message of Pope Francis’s new social encyclical: no one is saved alone. It proposes a fraternal society so that society is not overrun by war, hatred, violence, indifference and new walls.
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Parolin: ‘Culture of fraternity, call to love’

Vatican News - Sun, 10/04/2020 - 05:17
Cardinal Parolin speaks during the presentation of Pope Francis's new Encyclical "Fratelli tutti", saying, "through the culture of fraternity, Pope Francis calls each and every one to love".
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