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US religious sisters urge President to stop divisive rhetoric | August 16th, 2019

The Leadership Conference of Women Religious has written a letter to President Trump calling on President Trump to end all divisive rhetoric The letter, was affirmed by the 663 LCWR …

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Pope explains aim of synod, warns against nationalism | August 13th, 2019

VATICAN CITY — The upcoming Synod of Bishops on the Amazon is an “urgent” gathering, not of scientists and politicians, but for the church whose main focus in discussions will be …

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Pakistan: Cardinal appeals for equal rights for all faiths | August 13th, 2019

Source: Fides Cardinal Joseph Coutts, Archbishop of Karachi, appealed for people of all faiths to be treated equally in Pakistan. Speaking on Minorities Day yesterday, he said: “The founder of Pakistan, Mohammad …

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‘Pray for the Reception of Victims of Trafficking’ | July 31st, 2019

‘Pray for the Reception of Victims of Trafficking,’ Says Pope Francis in the Preface to the Book ‘Crucified Women: The Shame of Trafficking Told from the Street’ Authored by Father Aldo …

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Pax Christi International supports Vatican Synod on the Amazon | July 18th, 2019

Pax Christi International launches statement in support of Vatican Synod on the Amazon Source: Pax Christi International The Special Assembly of the Synod of Bishops for the Pan-Amazonian Region, announced by Pope …

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“Who wouldn’t trust a nun?” asks police expert on human trafficking | July 5th, 2019

“Who wouldn’t trust a nun?” asks police expert on human trafficking Source: Conference of Religious One of the keynote speakers at a large meeting of religious in London to address human trafficking …

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The Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network | July 3rd, 2019

Pope: Prayer Network is a mission of compassion for the world Six thousand people from the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network gather in the Paul VI Hall to celebrate the Apostolate’s 175th …

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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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