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Pope Francis approves canonization of two Blesseds

In decrees approved on Saturday, Pope Francis approves the canonization of Blessed Giovanni Battista Scalabrini and Blessed Artemide Zatti; recognizes a miracle attributed to Spanish laywoman Maria de la Concepción Barrecheguren y García; and recognizes the heroic virtues of seven Servants of God.

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Pope meets with readers of "Famiglia Cristiana" marking 90th anniversary

Pope Francis pays tribute to Italy's most widely circulated Catholic magazine, "Famiglia Cristiana," and encourages readers and staff to follow in the footsteps of its founder, Blessed Fr. James Alberione, who said to "sow good ideas so that they may bear good works."

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Côte d’Ivoire: Christ stands by us in spite of the challenges on the continent.

Côte d’Ivoire’s Catholic Bishops are meeting in the Archdiocese of Abidjan for their ordinary plenary assembly.

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Pope to De La Salle Brothers: World needs a new education pact

Pope Francis meets the Brothers of the Christian Schools (FSC) and encourages them to continue evangelizing through education as the world experiences a new “educational emergency”.

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Pope calls for fraternity ‘among ourselves and with creation’

Pope Francis receives participants in an International Conference entitled “Nature in Mind: A new culture of nature for the defence of biodiversity,” inviting them to find “new, more integrated, shared itineraries” in order to promote sustainable development.

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Archbishop Gallagher in Ukraine: 'We persevere on path to peace'

At a press conference in Kyiv with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kukeba, the Vatican’s Secretary for Relations with States, Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, reiterates the Holy See’s “willingness to aid a genuine negotiating process, seeing it as the just route to a fair and permanent resolution.”

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Caritas Australia raises alarm over Horn of Africa hunger crisis

Caritas Australia launches “the Africa Food Crisis Appeal” to provide urgently needed humanitarian aid to countries in the Horn of Africa, including Ethiopia, Somalia and Eritrea.

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Ukrainian Ambassador to Holy See: 'Diversity is part of our identity'

Ukraine’s Ambassador to the Holy See talks about the significance of the visit to the war-torn country of the Vatican Secretary for Relations with States, and says authorities plan to rebuild with the utmost respect for the cultural, religious and ethnic diversities that make up the nation.

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Church welcomes people with disabilities in synodal process

Two Vatican dicasteries hold a listening session on the theme “The Church is your home: The contribution of persons with disabilities to the Synod on Synodality,” in order to give people with disabilities a voice in the synodal process.

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Laudato si’ Week: Global events to highlight concept of integral ecology

Laudato si’ Week, which takes place from the 22-29 May celebrates the seventh anniversary of Pope Francis' encyclical on the care of creation, and focuses on the seven objectives pursued in the Laudato si’ Action Platform.

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