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Lebanon seeks end to crippling financial crisis

The Lebanese Prime Minister says his country will not be able to get out of its financial crisis without authorities implementing structural reforms required by the International Monetary Fund.

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The Lord’s Advent instigates prayer and protest

As the Church marks the First Sunday in Advent, Jonathan Montaldo offers his thoughts on the day’s liturgical readings under the theme: “The Lord's Advent instigates prayer and protest”.

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Cardinal Krajewski: We must give greater care for those sleeping on streets

The papal almoner remembers Burkhard Scheffler, a homeless man who died in the colonnade area of St. Peter's Square. He tells us about the Vatican and the city of Rome's charitable services for the poor, saying "my role is to empty the Holy Father's charitable account" in helping them.

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Colombians strive to reach internal peace settlement

The Colombian Government and the National Liberation Army, ELN, are inviting a family of nations to help them reach a peace settlement and resolve a more than half-a-century festering conflict.

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Pope: Violence against women must be addressed through a joint effort

Meeting the staff of the Italian Central Anti-Crime Directorate, Pope Francis recalls the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, observed on 25 November, emphasizing the crucial importance of a joint effort by public institutions and all social actors not only in law enforcement, but also in prevention to eradicate this scourge.

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Holy See: regret for installation ceremony of Bishop in China

In a press statement the Vatican notes with "surprise and regret" the installation of the Auxiliary Bishop of Jiangxi, a diocese not currently recognized by the Holy See.

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Pope appoints Noel Treanor as Apostolic Nuncio to EU

Pope Francis appoints Irish Archbishop Noel Treanor as Apostolic Nuncio to the European Union.

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Pope: The world needs consecrated persons as artisans of peace!

Pope Francis addresses the Union of Superiors General at the conclusion of its Assembly with a reflection on what it means to be a peacemaker and on the importance of fostering synodality.

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Caritas Commissioner: ‘Let’s work together to better serve the poor'

A statement released by Caritas Internationalis says Pier Francesco Pinelli, the newly appointed Extraordinary Commissioner of the Church’s humanitarian organization, has expressed his determination to go forward on the path indicated by the Pope and encourages staff and other members to work together to better serve the poor.

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AMECEA Bishops commend religious women of the region.

President of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) and Zambia’s Bishop of Solwezi Diocese, Charles Charles Kasonde has commended religious women in the AMECEA region for their selfless service to Church.

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