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Archbishop of Aleppo: Health crisis in war-torn Syria dramatic

Vatican News - Thu, 11/10/2022 - 07:47

Melkite Archbishop Georges Masri of Aleppo describes the dramatic impact of the on-going war in Syria, and the subsequent economic crisis and rise of the cost of living, both on the population’s health and the Church’s pastoral work.

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Pope Francis: Priestly formation at the heart of evangelization

Vatican News - Thu, 11/10/2022 - 06:25

Pope Francis meets with rectors and formators of Latin American seminaries, and reflects on the necessity of high-quality formation for future priests.

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Pope to Pontifical Nepomuk College: Be builders of peace

Vatican News - Thu, 11/10/2022 - 04:09

Pope Francis greets members of the Pontifical Nepomuk College – the seminary for Czechs and Slovaks in Rome, and urges them to build bridges of encounter, peace, and dialogue in times of conflict and war.

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Hadamar memorial: History teaches us to be vigilant

Vatican News - Thu, 11/10/2022 - 03:34

Dr. Jan Erik Schulte, historian and Director of the Hadamar Museum reflects on the Memorial on the anniversary of the "Night of the broken glass."

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Kenya: Emulate Blessed Maria Carola Cecchin’s missionary zeal, says Cardinal Kambanda.

Vatican News - Wed, 11/09/2022 - 10:56

Africa’s new Blessed was beatified in Meru, Kenya, over the weekend by Cardinal Antoine Kambanda, the Archbishop of Kigali, Rwanda.

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Timothy Schmalz: 'Sheltering' statue, reminder of our spiritual duty to the poor

Vatican News - Wed, 11/09/2022 - 07:25

In an interview with Vatican News after Pope Francis blessed his 'Sheltering' statue, the sculpture's creator, Canadian artist Timothy Schmalz, says it is a call to action and is triggering a concrete campaign.

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Preparations for VI World Day of the Poor underway

Vatican News - Wed, 11/09/2022 - 06:48

As the Church prepares to celebrate the 6th World Day of the Poor on Sunday, the Dicastery for Evangelization is organizing a number of initiatives reaching out to poor and to raise awareness on poverty.

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Parolin at COP 27: Hunger, conflict, climate and inequality “all interconnected"

Vatican News - Wed, 11/09/2022 - 05:29

Addressing attendees of the COP27 climate change conference, Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin says that “we cannot ignore” the link between the climate crisis and lack of access to food and water.

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Pope: 'War will never be resolved through the childish logic of weapons'

Vatican News - Wed, 11/09/2022 - 04:11

Pope Francis reiterates his concern for the war in Ukraine in three different moments during the weekly General Audience, calling for disarmament and appealing for dialogue. He also highlights the many forgotten wars wreaking death and destruction across the globe.

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Nigeria: Catholic priest kidnapped in Kaduna

Vatican News - Wed, 11/09/2022 - 04:00

The Catholic Archdiocese of Kaduna requests prayers for the safe return of Fr. Abraham Kunat who was kidnapped on Tuesday.

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Pope Francis remembers late Orthodox Primate of Cyprus Chrysostomos II

Vatican News - Wed, 11/09/2022 - 03:59

Pope Francis recalls the late Orthodox Archbishop of Cyprus, who passed away on November 7, as a man of dialogue and a lover of peace

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Pope at Audience: Bahrain, a Journey of dialogue and peace

Vatican News - Wed, 11/09/2022 - 02:00

At his weekly Wednesday General Audience in the Vatican, Pope Francis dedicates his catechesis to his recent Apostolic Journey to Bahrain, a Journey of dialogue and fraternity in a world struck by division and conflict.

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Pope Francis unveils sculpture dedicated to the homeless

Vatican News - Wed, 11/09/2022 - 01:45

Pope Francis blesses a new sculpture entitled “Sheltering” in St. Peter's Square that highlights the plight of the homeless. The bronze statue, by the renowned Canadian sculptor Timothy Schmalz, seeks to promote the Vincentian Family's "13 Houses Campaign" to provide material and spiritual help to people suffering from homelessness, as the Church prepares to celebrate the 6th World Day of the Poor.

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A time to recolonize the Pinna Nobilis

Vatican News - Tue, 11/08/2022 - 10:42

A European Union-supported project to protect the Pinna Nobilis, known as the ‘noble pen shell’ or ‘fan mussel,’ a species formed 20 million years ago and now at risk of extinction due to climate change, is underway in Italian and Slovenian waters. A team of researchers, molecular biologists, divers, communicators and ordinary citizens are working together, united by the desire to inhabit Creation without causing it further harm.

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U.S. talks with Russia over nuclear escalation

Vatican News - Tue, 11/08/2022 - 10:21

The United States says it has talked with high-level Russian officials to prevent the armed conflict in Ukraine from escalating into nuclear warfare. Tuesday's announcement comes after Ukraine said it would not negotiate with Russian President Vladimir Putin after reports that Washington asked Kyiv to signal it is open to peace talks.

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COP27: UN proposes action plan for early climate change warnings

Vatican News - Tue, 11/08/2022 - 10:05

Speaking on the second day of the UN COP27 summit on climate change taking place in Egypt, the United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, announced a climate action plan to provide global early warnings on climate change.

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Parolin: COP27 provides opportunity that cannot be wasted

Vatican News - Tue, 11/08/2022 - 09:24

Speaking at the COP27 meeting on climate change, Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin highlights the Holy See’s participation as a “state party” to both the Convention and the Paris Agreement, and emphasizes the need for international and intergenerational solidarity to address the challenge of climate change

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French Church in shock after abuse cases involving 11 bishops are revealed

Vatican News - Tue, 11/08/2022 - 08:45

At a press conference in Lourdes, in sothwestern France, Archbishop Eric de Moulins-Beaufort, president of the French Bishops' Conference reveals that a total of 11 bishops have been accused over sexual abuse or cover-up. Among them Cardinal Jean-Pierre Ricard, who in a message sent on Sunday has confessed to abusing a teen-age girl 35 years ago.

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Ukraine nuncio: Pope appeals ‘from his heart’ to stop the war

Vatican News - Tue, 11/08/2022 - 07:05

The Papal nuncio in Ukraine, Archbishop Visvaldas Kulbokas, speaks about the Pope’s recent appeal for an end to the war in the country.

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Pope Francis offers condolences after plane crash in Tanzania

Vatican News - Tue, 11/08/2022 - 04:48

Pope Francis is praying for the victims of a plane crash in Tanzania, which occurred Sunday.

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