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Venezuela: Leaders and opposition party discuss economic meltdown

Representatives of the Venezuelan Government and the Official Opposition are resuming talks in Mexico this weekend, to try and reverse and resolve its economic meltdown.

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Far-right Israeli leader set to join Netanyahu coalition

Israel's far-right Jewish Power party has signed a coalition agreement with Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party.

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Pope prays for German homeless man found dead near St. Peter’s

Pope Francis prays for a homeless man from Germany who died near St. Peter’s Square after a cold and rainy night and invites the faithful to pray for him and all those who live without a home.

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Pope Francis: “Encounter must become our greatest desire”

Speaking to attendees of the Festival of Social Doctrine in Verona, Pope Francis stresses the importance of trust and encounter given the “grim” situation of the current world scenario.

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Pope tells the people of Ukraine people their pain is his pain

Nine months from the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Pope Francis writes a letter in which he expresses his sorrow and closeness to “the noble and martyred” Ukrainian people.

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A woman’s promise to her grandmother becomes a UN World Day

How the joint efforts of so many people throughout the world will bring hope and healing for victims and survivors of child sexual abuse around the globe.

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Cardinal Zen fined over fund defending protesters in Hong Kong

The 90-year-old Salesian Cardinal was fined after a court in Hong Kong found him guilty of failing to register the now-dissolved 612 Humanitarian Relief Fund to help pro-democracy activists. He was first arrested in May on charges of colluding with foreign forces.

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Pope Francis appoints two women in Vatican leadership roles

Pope Francis nominates two women in managerial positions at the Pontifical Commission for Sacred Archaeology and the Dicastery for Culture and Education.

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Pope: Violence against women is blasphemy against God

As we mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Pope Francis reminds us that our level of humanity is measured by how we treat women.

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Hunger fears stalk Afghanistan as winter arrives

As winter sets in, there are fears that more than 28 million people in Afghanistan will need humanitarian assistance.

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