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Holy See: Ensure the peaceful use of energy

The Holy See’s Head of Delegation to the UN, Archbishop Gabriele Caccia, addresses the Tenth Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons which is taking place from 1 to 26 August in New York.

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Pope remembers 'esteemed brother,' 'great faith' and service of late Cardinal Tomko

Pope Francis remembers 'great faith,' 'wisdom' and 'long and fruitful service' of late Cardinal Jozef Tomko, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, who passed away on Monday at age 98.

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Cardinal Parolin: Church is pacifist because she believes in and fights for peace

An interview with Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, on the Holy See's diplomacy, published by the Italian geopolitical magazine “Limes” under the title "The Great War."

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Reconciliation is key to national cohesion in Côte d’Ivoire, say country’s Bishops.

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Côte d’Ivoire says national reconciliation is the key to achieving lasting social cohesion in the nation.

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UN chief warns of nuclear disaster in Ukraine

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has urged international inspectors to be given access to the Zaporizhzhia power plant in Ukraine, amid UN concerns of a possible nuclear disaster.

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New Colombian president starts term

Gustavo Petro, Colombia’s first ever leftist president, starts his first day of work after being inaugurated and promising to unite the country.

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Pope prays for victims of massive blaze at Cuban fuel depot

In a telegram, Pope Francis conveys his closeness and prays for those affected by a huge fire, caused by lightning strikes on the Matanzas Supertanker Base in Cuba.

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Bishops in Nicaragua ‘close’ to Bishop Alvarez under house arrest

In a statement released on Sunday, the Nicaragua's Catholic Bishops express their fraternal closeness to the Bishop of northern Nicaraguan Diocese of Matagalpa, who has been stuck in his residence since Thursday under the accusation of allegedly inciting acts of violence.

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Ceasefire in Gaza holds after days of violence

Israel reopens border crossings into Gaza on Monday following an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire with the militant Islamic Jihad group that ended the most serious outbreak of fighting around the volatile Palestinian coastal strip in more than a year.

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Chad's military government and rebel groups sign historic agreement in Qatar.

The Chadian government and more than 40 rebel groups have signed an agreement that paves way for national reconciliation talks and return to civilian rule.

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