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Humanitarian Corridor provides safe passage to Afghan refugees

A group of Afghan refugees arrives in Rome thanks to the ground-breaking Humanitarian Corridor project that allows vulnerable people a safe and legal passage as they flee violence, poverty, persecution, injustice. The President of the Community of Sant'Egidio describes the project as “an example for Europe”..

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Haitians suffer through Cholera and malnutrition

Children are suffering the brunt of the cholera outbreak in Haiti and other privations

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Pope: Women can give more 'flavour' to theology

Pope Francis thanks members of the International Theological Commission for their valuable work, and offers them three orientations for their work: creative fidelity to the Tradition; openness to the contributions of various disciplines; and collegiality. He also calls for more women theologians.

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Gallagher: Peace can be attained only through dialogue at all costs

Addressing the Union of Superiors General, gathered in Rome for their assembly, the Vatican Secretary for Relations with States and International Organizations, insists that rejection of war to solve conflicts, and dialogue “at all costs” are the only means to attain durable peace.

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Jakarta Cathedral, Istiqlal Mosque: Symbols of religious tolerance in Indonesia

The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption in Jakarta and the Istiqlal Mosque promote interreligious dialogue in the Muslim-majority country – a sign of fraternity and religious diversity that inspires visitors to Central Jakarta.

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UK: Churches respond to energy crisis offering “warm spaces”

A coalition of churches and charities launches the “Warm Welcome Campaign” to provide safe and warm spaces for people struggling to pay their heating bills

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Twin terror attacks in Jerusalem kill one person and wound many others

A teenage boy was killed and at least a dozen people injured in two separate explosions in Jerusalem early Wednesday.

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What’s In A Name

Vatican Media presents a story by Dale Recinella, a former Wall Street finance lawyer who, along with his wife Susan, assists prisoners in Florida.

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Sr Juliana Seelmann’s witness welcoming Christ in refugees

German religious sister Juliana Seelmann wanted to be a nurse who was close to the dying. By a twist of fate, she ended up in the reception center for asylum seekers – where she found her true vocation. Yet in 2021, her commitment to refugees and people in need brought her before the judge. We accompany the Franciscan woman from Oberzell on a typical day.

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United States: At least 6 killed in supermarket shooting

A gunman opens fire and kills at least 6 people in a Virginia supermarket, adding to a long line of gun-related mass killings in the United States.

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