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Pope Francis’ 54th World Day of Peace message | January 1st, 2021

In his message for the 54th World Day of Peace marked on 1 January, Pope Francis offers the Church’s social doctrine as a “compass” to foster a culture of care …

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Pope Francis proclaims 2021 as a “Year of St Joseph” | December 31st, 2020

With the Apostolic Letter “Patris corde” (“With a Father’s Heart”), Pope Francis recalls the 150th anniversary of the declaration of Saint Joseph as Patron of the Universal Church. To mark …

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Factory farming will kill us all | November 17th, 2020

On his website today, Catholic peer David Alton writes: “A timely reminder about the dangers of industrialised slaughter of animals – its also downright cruel. If we are downright cruel …

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Faith institutions launch new wave of fossil fuel divestment | November 17th, 2020

Today, 47 faith institutions from 21 countries, including nine institutions from the UK, announce their divestment from fossil fuels as a practical response to the climate emergency. Participating institutions include five …

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Mozambique: ACN rushes emergency aid after dozens beheaded | November 11th, 2020

Aid to the Church in Need is sending an emergency aid package of €100,000 (£89,375) to Mozambique after extremists linked to Daesh (ISIS) beheaded more than 50 people. The charity …

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