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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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NATO military alliance incompatible with Gospel nonviolence | April 11th, 2019

As foreign ministers of the 29 member nations of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation), gathered in Washington D.C. on 3-4 April to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of …

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Lenten Message of Pope Francis | March 1st, 2019

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR LENT 2019   “For the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the children of God” (Rm 8: 19)   Dear Brothers and Sisters Each year, through Mother Church, …

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Pope Francis ends Vatican summit | February 25th, 2019

Vatican City — Pope Francis ended his summit with 190 Catholic bishops on clergy sexual abuse Feb. 24 with a promise the church will “decisively confront” the abuse of minors, …

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Sr. Openibo calls for complete transparency at abuse conference | February 25th, 2019

Here is the prepared text of the presentation given Feb. 23 by Nigerian Sr. Veronica Openibo, leader of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus, at the Vatican summit on …

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Cameroon: Kidnapping at Catholic school in Kumbo | February 18th, 2019

There is more bad news from Cameroon and again from the town of Kumbo where ICN reported deaths through violent action by security forces. (*See link below) A kidnapping occurred …

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