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UNICEF: a third of world's school children without remote learning

Thu, 08/27/2020 - 07:17
At least 463 million school children lacked access to remote learning during school closures due to Covid-19. The worst affected areas are sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
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Interreligious solidarity in service to a world struck by Covid-19

Thu, 08/27/2020 - 06:45
The Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue and the World Council of Churches call for Christians to reflect on “the importance of interreligious solidarity in a world wounded by the Covid-19 pandemic.”
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Aid to the Church in Need sponsors two projects in Lebanon

Thu, 08/27/2020 - 05:49
Aid to the Church in Need, an international Catholic charitable organization, provides a trusted Covid-19 testing facility and support to needy families through various aid projects to the people of northern Lebanon.
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Christchurch shooter sentenced to life without parole

Thu, 08/27/2020 - 05:32
A New Zealand judge sentences an Australian man to life in prison without parole on Thursday for killing 51 Muslim worshippers in Christchurch in March of last year.
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Estonian Catholics recall victims of Stalinism and Nazism

Wed, 08/26/2020 - 09:34
As Europe marks the European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism, Estonia’s Catholic bishop says nearly all families count a loved one who fell victim to these regimes.
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John Paul I Foundation names scientific committee

Wed, 08/26/2020 - 09:14
A Press Release from the Vatican’s Secretariat of State names the members of the new John Paul I scientific committee
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Philippines: Church's message of hope sought by government

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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