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Pax Christi Reflection for Pentecost Sunday | June 9th, 2019

Feeling a presence that disturbs – Gifts are often unexpected and surprising. On Pentecost day, the birthday of the church, the gift of the Holy Spirit is given to the followers …

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Iraq: Young Christians distribute roses to Muslims for Eid al Fitr | June 8th, 2019

In Mosul, young Christians, Yazidis and Shabaks, offered white roses and sweets to their Muslim neighbours for Eid al Fitr, the Islamic festival that ends the holy month of Ramadan. The …

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JRS welcomes report showing ‘serious failings’ in Modern Slavery Act | May 28th, 2019

An independent review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015, published last Wednesday, highlighted failures to protect victims from prosecution for acts they have been forced to carry out whilst held …

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Irish Bishops on first anniversary of Right to Life referendum | May 28th, 2019

  A pastoral message by Bishop Kevin Doran and Father Dermot Meehan of the Council for Life of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference. Today marks the first anniversary of the referendum which …

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GRS comments on Review of Modern Slavery Act | May 28th, 2019

GRS welcomes report showing ‘serious failings’ in Modern Slavery Act May 26th, 2019 An independent review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015, published last Wednesday, highlighted failures to protect victims from …

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Irish Bishops urge ‘informed voting’ in EU elections | May 21st, 2019

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Ireland released a statement on Monday ahead of European elections this week, reminding voters of the Christian values which motivated the founding of the European …

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The disabled Muslim who saved a church | May 7th, 2019

WESTERN SAHARA Enrique Vaquerizo told for the Spanish online newspaper El Confidencial the incredible story of the man who saved the last Catholic Church in Dakhla (Sahara) Our Lady of Mount …

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Meditations for Good Friday Via Crucis at the Colosseum | April 19th, 2019

Sr Eugenia Bonetti presents her meditations for the Way of the Cross at the Colosseum, to take place in Rome on Good Friday. The 14 Stations highlight the victims of …

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Pope Francis kisses feet of South Sudan’s leaders | April 15th, 2019

Source: ANS/Vatican Media An ecumenical spiritual retreat led by the Archbishop of Canterbury and Pope Francis at the Vatican ended on Thursday with Pope Francis kissing the feet of South Sudan’s …

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Pope: human trafficking a crime of the “commercialization of the other” | April 12th, 2019

Pope Francis on April 11 addressed participants in a Vatican conference that examined the implementation of the Pastoral Orientations on Human Trafficking. By Robin Gomes Pope Francis on Thursday condemned trafficking in …

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