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Cote d’Ivoire: Consecrated persons begin preparations for the Jubilee Year 2025

Vatican News - Tue, 05/21/2024 - 07:10

The Conference of Religious Major Superiors in Cote d'Ivoire (CSM-CI) recently inaugurated the start of preparations for the Jubilee Year 2025 celebrations for consecrated persons of Cote d'Ivoire. The religious superiors met at the Centre Saint Saint-Jean-Eudes d'Abatta, Bingerville, in the Archdiocese of Abidjan.

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A life of diplomacy and environmental justice, advocating for soil worldwide

Vatican News - Tue, 05/21/2024 - 06:50

Penny Wensley, an Australian diplomat and environmental advocate, discusses the global fight for climate justice as well as the importance of including the voices of indigenous people in decision making.

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Holy See encourages support for elderly and their active role in society

Vatican News - Tue, 05/21/2024 - 06:36

Addressing the 14th session of the Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing at the United Nations headquarters in New York, the Holy See's Permanent Observer encourages support for older persons and their active role in contributing to the good of society.

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Investigation finds no misconduct by Canadian Cardinal Lacroix

Vatican News - Tue, 05/21/2024 - 05:04

The Holy See Press Office reports that the preliminary canonical investigation regarding an anonymous accusation against Canadian Cardinal Gérald Lacroix, Archbishop of Québec, has not found "any actions that amount to misconduct or abuse" and therefore "no further canonical procedure is foreseen."

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Pope: ‘Chinese Catholics bear witness to faith in charity and mercy’

Vatican News - Tue, 05/21/2024 - 03:02

Pope Francis recalls the 100th anniversary of the Concilium Sinense in Shanghai, and encourages Chinese Catholics to testify to their faith through works of mercy and charity, while promoting the harmony of social coexistence.

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Symposium on Palliative Care promotes human dignity at end of life

Vatican News - Tue, 05/21/2024 - 00:41

The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, in collaboration with the Pontifical Academy for Life, is hosting a Symposium on Palliative Care aimed at highlighting the importance of palliative care and "promoting the dignity of the human person in times of illness and at the end of life."

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Pope Francis sends condolences on death of Iran's President Raisi

Vatican News - Mon, 05/20/2024 - 13:02

Pope Francis sends his condolences to Grand Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Hosseini Khamenei, Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran, over the deaths of the nation's President Raisi and Foreign Minister Amir-Abdollahian.

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Pope: Church open to all, but 'no' to blessings of same-sex unions

Vatican News - Mon, 05/20/2024 - 08:00

In an interview with the U.S. broadcaster CBS, Pope Francis emphasizes that the Church welcomes everyone, while clarifying aspects regarding blessings authorized by "Fiducia Supplicans". He also criticizes surrogacy, condemns ideologies and reiterates his appeal to warring nations to find negotiated solutions to conflict.

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'Human Trafficking happens in plain sight'

Vatican News - Mon, 05/20/2024 - 07:51

Vatican News speaks to prominent voices of Talitha Kum's 2nd General Assembly, acknowledging successes in combatting human trafficking accomplished in the past 15 years since the Networks' founding, but recommitting themselves, ever greater, to confronting the plague, and to supporting survivors.

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From agriculture to AI: the remarkable world of soil

Vatican News - Mon, 05/20/2024 - 05:47

Soil scientists, gathering in Florence, stress the critical role of soil in food production, climate change mitigation, and biodiversity, while highlighting the detrimental effects of altering natural vegetation and the moral implications of artificial intelligence and warfare on soil health.

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Human trafficking survivor calls for tackling problem of demand

Vatican News - Mon, 05/20/2024 - 05:37

"When people aren't buying your 'product,' it's much harder to sell," observes human trafficking survivor, Kris, who in an interview with Vatican News at the Talitha Kum General Assembly, suggests that the problem of 'demand' must be tackled in order to make progress in combating the scourge.

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Bishop Simard: Palliative care seeks to accompany people

Vatican News - Mon, 05/20/2024 - 05:24

Palliative care seeks to accompany men and women in the final moments of their life, according to Canadian Bishop Noël Simard, ahead of a Symposium on Palliative Care taking place this week in Toronto.

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Pope to make Apostolic Journey to Luxembourg and Belgium in September

Vatican News - Mon, 05/20/2024 - 05:02

The Holy See Press Office announces that Pope Francis will make an Apostolic Journey to Luxembourg and Belgium on September 26-29.

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A religious sister in theology’s halls of power

Vatican News - Mon, 05/20/2024 - 05:02

For centuries, men have predominantly overseen the academic domain of theology and key committees in the Church, but women have an essential role to play. Sr. M. Isabell Naumann, a Schoenstatt Sister of Mary, shares insights on her journey as a woman in various leadership roles within the Church.

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Pope to Loyola University staff: Be ‘diligent dreamers’

Vatican News - Mon, 05/20/2024 - 04:33

Pope Francis gives an unusual piece of advice to representatives of Loyola University Chicago, urging them to become “diligent dreamers.”

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Talitha Kum celebrates 15th anniversary

Vatican News - Sun, 05/19/2024 - 09:00

Over 200 Talitha Kum delegates representing member networks located in 90 countries gather in Rome from 18-24 May for Talitha Kum’s 2nd General Assembly which also marks its 15th anniversary of foundation.

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Pope prays Holy Spirit may create harmony for world peace

Vatican News - Sun, 05/19/2024 - 06:11

Following the midday Regina Coeli prayer on Pentecost Sunday, Pope Francis prays that the Holy Spirit may instil harmony in our hearts and world leading to peace in Palestine, Israel, Ukraine, an end to all the many wars today.

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Pope urges “New Horizons” to safeguard their charism

Vatican News - Sun, 05/19/2024 - 06:00

Pope Francis sends a video greeting to Chiara Amirante as the New Horizons Movement celebrates its 30th anniversary, and urges its members to safeguard their charism for future generations.

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Pope's Pentecost Regina Coeli: How can I better listen to Holy Spirit?

Vatican News - Sun, 05/19/2024 - 05:05

During his Regina Coeli address on the Solemnity of Pentecost, Pope Francis urges faithful to ask themselves how well they listen to the Holy Spirit, and offers suggestions on how to better do so, including meditating on the Gospel daily and staying close to the Lord in prayer.

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Celebrating 100 years of Soil Science

Vatican News - Sun, 05/19/2024 - 04:53

Experts are gathering in Florence, Italy, to celebrate 100 years of soil science and discuss its crucial role in sustaining life on Earth.

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