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Earth Day 2021: Global Healing Initiative | April 22nd, 2021

The Global Healing initiative is the Catholic Church in England and Wales’ response to the Pope’s Encyclical ‘Laudato Si’. In it Pope Francis calls for dialogue and action concerning the …

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Cardinal Turkson at Vatican Biodiversity Webinar | April 22nd, 2021

As Earth Day is being celebrated around the world today – we are publishing the text of Cardinal Peter Turkson’s address at the Vatican Biodiversity webinar yesterday, 20 April 2021 …

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Vatican issues guide for response to climate migration | April 3rd, 2021

Source: Vatican News A new booklet published by the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development today, calls on us to “broaden the way we look at this drama of our time” – …

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Iraq: Hope is stronger than fear | March 12th, 2021

Source: ACN Pope Francis’ historic trip to Iraq has given the country’s suffering Christians – who survived genocide at the hands of Daesh/ISIS – a huge boost in confidence, according to a …

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Pope honours Knock Shrine with special status | March 12th, 2021

Source: Irish Catholic Media Office Pope Francis will formally designate Knock as an International Marian and Eucharistic Shrine on the Feast of Saint Joseph, Friday 19 March, in a homily which will …

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Pope Francis: Prayer intention for March | March 3rd, 2021

When I go to confession, it is in order to be healed, to heal my soul. To leave with greater spiritual health. To pass from misery to mercy. The centre of confession …

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Pope’s Message for Lent 2021 | February 16th, 2021

Pope’s Message for Lent 2021: Renewing faith, hope and love Source: Vatican News In his message for Lent 2021, Pope Francis calls on the faithful to “renew our faith, draw from the living …

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World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly | February 2nd, 2021

Source: Vatican News Following the Angelus yesterday, Pope Francis announced the institution of World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly, which will take place each year on the fourth Sunday in July, …

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Ethiopia: Ambassador refutes reports of massacre at church | January 31st, 2021

Source: Embassy of Ethiopia, London In a letter to ICN, the Ethiopian Ambassador to the UK, Mr Teferi Melesse Desta, has refuted the report from Aid to the Church in Need which …

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Massacre at Historic Church in Ethiopia | January 24th, 2021

Around 1,000 people – including priests and other church leaders – have been killed in a series of attacks in Ethiopia culminating in a massacre at a church where the …

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