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Archbishop Peña Parra blesses recently-reopened Honduras Apostolic Nunciature

Sat, 07/13/2024 - 04:50

The Holy See's Substitute for General Affairs of the Secretariat of State, Archbishop Peña Parra, blesses the recently-reopened Apostolic Nunciature in Honduras and offers words of encouragement and faith.

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Archbishop Gallagher: Holy See's diplomacy never takes sides but always works for peace

Sat, 07/13/2024 - 02:36

The Vatican Secretary for Relations with States and International Organisations, delivers a 'Lectio Magistralis' in Aquileia on on Holy See's diplomacy and the ancient Roman city and remarrk that Vaticn dimplomacy doesn't take sides but always woks for pceace.

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Nigeria: Catholic Bishops and the Islamic Forum of Nigeria express reservations with the Samoa Agreement

Fri, 07/12/2024 - 11:18

Nigeria’s Catholic Bishops and the Islamic Forum of Nigeria are opposed the Samoa Agreement in its current state. The Catholic Bishops have described it as “a threat to Nigeria’s sovereignty and values.”

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Australian students in Rome in the footsteps of Aboriginal scholar

Fri, 07/12/2024 - 11:07

Recipients of the 2024 Francis Xavier Conaci Scholarship speak to Vatican News about their hopes of working as teachers in their First Nations communities back in Australia.

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Gaza talks set to continue in Egypt

Fri, 07/12/2024 - 08:51

An Israeli delegation is in Egypt to continue Gaza ceasefire talks.

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Bishops in Pakistan hail approval of revised Marriage Act

Fri, 07/12/2024 - 08:14

The Catholic Bishops' Conference of Pakistan joins other Christians in welcoming the final approval of a new law that raises to 18 the age for marriage to protect Christian minors from forced marriages.

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From Secretariat of State to Spain: Msgr Serrano named Coadjutor Bishop of Urgell

Fri, 07/12/2024 - 08:06

Pope Francis announces the appointment of Bishop-elect Josep-Lluís Serrano Pentinat to the Spanish diocese of Urgell.

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In the heart of every person is always a corner of peace

Fri, 07/12/2024 - 06:24

Father Sebastiano D’Ambra receives the "Bishop Jorge Barlin Golden Cross" award from the Catholic Church in the Philippines for his significant efforts in promoting peace and dialogue between Christians and Muslims in Mindanao through the Silsilah Movement.

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Cheering on the bravest: the 2024 Refugee Paralympic Team

Fri, 07/12/2024 - 06:19

The International Paralympic Committee announces the Refugee Team for the Paris Paralympics, featuring eight athletes and one guide runner from various countries who will compete in six sports.

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Holy See: Supporting developing countries is a 'moral imperative'

Fri, 07/12/2024 - 05:55

The Vatican's Permanent Observer to the United Nations, Archbishop Gabriele Caccia, addresses the 2024 High-Level Political Forum in New York, urging the international community to help developing nations achieve sustainable development.

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Red Cross warns of obstacles to humanitarian aid delivery in Sudan

Fri, 07/12/2024 - 05:06

As more than half of Sudan's population faces severe food insecurity, the International Committee of the Red Cross warns of significant barriers to delivering humanitarian aid in the war-torn country and laments the international community's indifference.

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Philippine Catholic bishops caution against rush to legalize divorce, cite family values

Fri, 07/12/2024 - 04:09

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) on July 11 issued a pastoral statement that addresses the ongoing debate on civil divorce in the country, urging a cautious and reflective approach before adopting such legislation.

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Caritas organizations in Southeast Asia rallied for unified climate strategy

Fri, 07/12/2024 - 04:02

Representatives from various Caritas organizations in Southeast Asia gathered to develop a unified approach to tackling climate change in Phnom Penh, Cambodia from July 8 to 11.

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Argentinian missionaries: Young people need to encounter the marginalized

Fri, 07/12/2024 - 03:47

When young people encounter others in need, it can have a deeply transformative impact on their lives. After sharing an experience with religious sisters in Sáenz Peña, in Argentina’s Province of Chaco, a group of young people from La Matanza, Buenos Aires, decided to help the poor in their communities.

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Dreaming and working for a world without human trafficking

Fri, 07/12/2024 - 03:39

The Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary celebrates 20 years after taking a collective stand against human trafficking.

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Pope Francis receives Russian Orthodox Metropolitan Antonij

Fri, 07/12/2024 - 03:06

Russian Metropolitan Antonij of Volokolamsk, head of the Department for External Relations of the Patriarchate of Moscow, meets Pope Francis in the Vatican.

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Iraq’s Christian Community defies extinction

Fri, 07/12/2024 - 03:00

A decade after the Islamic State (ISIS) militants drove them from their homeland, Iraq’s Christian community has shown unwavering resilience, akin to olive trees that flourish even after being cut and burned, as described by Syriac Catholic Archbishop Nizar Semaan of Adiabene.

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DRC: Children in the Diocese of Molegbe commit to tree planting in families

Thu, 07/11/2024 - 10:43

In the Diocese of Molegbe, situated in the Province of Nord-Ubangi of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), 400 children, girls and boys that also included members of the Catholic Youth Movement known as “Kizito et Anuarite,” with 45 accompanying adults, this week, committed themselves to planting a tree in each of their families.

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Pope Francis: Listen to women, often overlooked and undervalued

Thu, 07/11/2024 - 10:40

Pope Francis writes the preface for a book entitled “Women and Ministries in the Synodal Church,” authored by two cardinals and three female theologians.

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NATO members agree to step up missile deployments in Europe

Thu, 07/11/2024 - 09:56

Delegates at a NATO summit celebrate the alliance's 75th anniversary, announce more aid for Ukraine, and commit to the most significant overhaul in defense measures in recent decades.

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