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Refugees bring dying Italian village back to life | April 18th, 2017

In the foothills of the Aspromonte mountains in southern Italy, the silence of a once-dying village is broken by the laughter of a small group of refugees. Tiny Sant’Alessio has been …

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Pope Francis’ Laundrette Opens | April 11th, 2017

The first washing machines and tumble dryers for the homeless in Rome whirred into action on Monday as ‘Pope Francis’ Laundry’ opened its doors to provide a much needed service. One …

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Direct Experience of Climate Change | March 30th, 2017

Climate change affects us directly, as Holy Family Sisters in Peru experienced. In Peru, at least 72 people have died within a few days as a result of floods and landslides …

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Vatican to host seminar on safeguarding | March 16th, 2017

The Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors is to hold a global seminar at the Pontifical Gregorian University on safeguarding children. The event, entitled ‘Safeguarding in Homes and Schools: Learning …

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International Women’s Day | March 8th, 2017

CAFOD Lent prayer and reflection for International Women’s Day Today is International Women’s Day! A day when we celebrate the many achievements of women around the world and recognise the vital …

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Vatican: International Women’s Day | March 6th, 2017

International Women’s Day takes place this Wednesday, 8 March. To mark the day – the fourth annual Voices of Faith event takes place in the Vatican. The initiative was started …

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