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Zambia: Diocese of Solwezi holds School of Missionary Animation training.

Vatican News - Tue, 11/23/2021 - 10:31

Zambia’s Catholic Diocese of Solwezi has implored participants in the just ended School of Missionary Animation (SOMA - I) training programme to realise that as animators, they are sent to promote missionary awareness in the life of the Church.

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Cardinal Ouellet: Ecclesial Assembly shows dynamism of Church

Vatican News - Tue, 11/23/2021 - 09:08

The Prefect of the Congregation for Bishops and President of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America, Cardinal Marc Ouellet, sends a message to participants at the Ecclesial Assembly taking place this week in Mexico City. He says "it is one of the many ways in which the Church is re-learning to listen and discern."

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Pope: Church offers Christian humanism to overcome society's fluidity

Vatican News - Tue, 11/23/2021 - 08:37

Pope Francis sends a video message to participants in the plenary assembly of the Pontifical Council for Culture, and calls for a renewed Christian humanism to help stem the fluidity of Western society.

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Pope prays for victims of Wisconsin tragedy

Vatican News - Tue, 11/23/2021 - 08:24

Pope Francis is praying for the dead, the injured and the families of all those affected by Sunday’s attack on a Christmas parade in Wisconsin, USA.

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Relics of St. Bernadette to visit dioceses in Great Britain

Vatican News - Tue, 11/23/2021 - 07:59
A recent announcement reveals plans for the relics of St. Bernadette of Lourdes to tour the Dioceses of England, Scotland and Wales in autumn 2022.
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Pope Francis opens Italian Bishops’ Assembly in Rome

Vatican News - Tue, 11/23/2021 - 06:15
Pope Francis had a private conversation with Italian Bishops on Monday at the opening of their Extraordinary General Assembly, which will be focused on the ongoing synodal process.
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International conference traces history of Canons Regular in Church

Vatican News - Tue, 11/23/2021 - 06:09
Holding from 24 -26 November, the international conference promoted by the Pontifical Committee for Historical Sciences will explore the history of Canons Regular in the Church from the Middle Ages to the present day.
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Myanmar junta raids Loikaw cathedral complex

Vatican News - Tue, 11/23/2021 - 05:29
The Myanmar military on Monday carried out a raid of some 7 hours on the cathedral and bishop’s house compound of Loikaw Diocese in Kayah State, making several arrests
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The Rossano Garden inspired by Laudato Si'

Vatican News - Tue, 11/23/2021 - 02:23
Calabria is a beautiful land, rich in history, but also affected by many forms of pollution. A group of Augustinian nuns have launched a project that aims to address these problems and become a seed of hope and change. The Superior of the convent says the garden will help reconnect with the essentials in life.
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Last survivor of Tibhirine massacre passes away

Vatican News - Mon, 11/22/2021 - 09:38
French Trappist monk Jean-Pierre Schumacher died on Sunday, 21 November in Morocco. He had survived the martyrdom of the 7 Blessed monks of Tibhirine in 1996 during the ten-year civil war in Algeria.
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Kenya to limit access to government services to non-vaccinated

Vatican News - Mon, 11/22/2021 - 08:46
In the country where only 8.8 % of people are fully vaccinated against Covid-19, the Kenyan government announces it will require people seeking government services to be fully vaccinated against the virus from 21 December.
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Congregation for Catholic Education

Vatican News - Mon, 11/22/2021 - 08:19
Vatican News continues with its inside look at the history, objectives and “mission budgets” of the various Vatican offices assisting the Pope in his pastoral ministry. Featured here is the Congregation for Catholic Education with an interview with its Prefect, Cardinal Giuseppe Versaldi.
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Holy See: Stop human rights violations at sea

Vatican News - Mon, 11/22/2021 - 07:45
An international Conference organized to mark World Fisheries Day provides the occasion to strengthen a long-standing joint commitment between the Holy See and FAO in support of sea workers and their families.
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Pope: 'Light of Christmas shines all the brighter amid darkness of pandemic'

Vatican News - Mon, 11/22/2021 - 05:40
Pope Francis meets with participants in the upcoming Christmas Contest, a Christmas concert in which young people compete with original Christmas music, and tells participants that Christmas is not "out of tune" with the trial we are still facing with the pandemic.
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Archidiocese of Milwaukee prays for victims of tragic incident in Waukesha

Vatican News - Mon, 11/22/2021 - 05:36
Many children and a priest are among the victims of a tragedy caused by a driver who deliberately plowed through a Christmas parade in the suburbs of Milwaukee on Sunday. A man has been arrested in connection with the incident and investigations are in progress to establish the motive.
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Indian Church officials welcome PM Modi's U-turn on farm laws

Vatican News - Mon, 11/22/2021 - 05:22
After more than a year of relentless protests against 3 controversial farm laws of the Indian government, Prime Minister Narendra recently announced their repeal. Analysts interpret the U-turn as a move to boost the chances of his BJP party in upcoming elections.
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Church in Ghana launches 5-year Laudato sí Action Programme

Vatican News - Mon, 11/22/2021 - 04:58
The Laudato sí Action Programme, an initiative of the Bishops Conference of Ghana (GCBC) will run from 2022-2026. Archbishop Charles Palmer-Buckle of Cape Coast stresses the importance of changing our mindset from an attitude of exploiting to one of caring for and protecting our common home.
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Pope to Mexico City Ecclesial Assembly: listen and be creative

Vatican News - Sun, 11/21/2021 - 10:36
Pope Francis addresses a message to participants at the Ecclesial Assembly opening Sunday in Mexico City bringing together representatives of the Church in Latin America and the Caribbean. He encourages them to start by listening to each other and being courageously open to new horizons.
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Fresh Covid unrest erupts in Netherlands injuring several people

Vatican News - Sun, 11/21/2021 - 09:49
More unrest has erupted in the Netherlands and protests elsewhere in Europe against new lockdown rules amid rising COVID-19 cases across the continent. Dutch police said several people were injured and dozens detained in the turmoil.
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