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Cardinal Czerny calls for prayers and solidarity with Tonga

The acting Prefect of the Dicastery for promoting Integral Human Development presides over a prayer service for devasted Tonga, reminding that the recent tsunami in the Pacific island shows, once again, that man is not omnipotent and depends on God for all things.

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Ukraine Nunzio: the Pope's closeness heartens the soul

Pope Francis has proposed this Wednesday, 26 January, as a day of prayer for peace for Ukraine, and has expressed his concern over the increasing tensions that threaten peace and security in Ukraine and in the rest of Europe. In an interview with Vatican News, Archbishop Visvaldas Kulbokas, the Apostolic Nuncio to Ukraine, speaks of the crisis in the country, over which the spectre of conflict is hovering.

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Coup suspected in Burkina Faso as President reported captured

Mutinous soldiers have reportedly detained Burkina Faso’s President Roch Kabore, as heavy gunfire in the capital Ouagadougou indicates the possibility of a coup d’état.

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Philippine Christian leaders warn against ‘powers of darkness’ ahead of election

Ahead of the May 9, 2022, general election, the CBCP and the NCCP are urging Filipinos to vote for genuine candidates with “servant leadership” qualities.

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Focusing on beauty and wounds of humanity: Towards World Meeting of Families

10th World Meeting of Families: 7 catecheses and 7 short films that tell stories of sorrow, rebirth and faith. Promoted by the Diocese of Rome and the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life, the reflections and films aim to provide preparation for the great event that will be held in Rome from 22 to 26 June.

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Pope urges Augustine canonesses to help restore young people's taste for life

Pope Francis meets with Canonesses of St Augustine from the Congregation of Our Lady, and urges them to continue to follow in their founders' footsteps and help young people to restore a taste for life.

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Centro Pro Unione hosts series of ecumenical services

As the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity draws to a close, Christians of different traditions have gathered in Rome for various services thanks to Rome's ecumenical centre, Centro Pro Unione.

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Catholic Bishops of Ukraine and Poland appeal to leaders to refrain from war

The Catholic Bishops of Poland and Ukraine issue a joint appeal for dialogue and understanding to avoid the danger of war. They also join Pope Francis in his call for prayers for peace.

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Ukrainian Catholic bishops in Canada urge prayers for Ukraine

Several Ukrainian Greek Catholic Bishops in Canada have expressed closeness to people in Ukraine, while calling for solidarity as tensions grow with Russia.

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Pope's Communications Day message: 'Listening is essential for dialogue'

In his Message for the World Day of Social Communications, Pope Francis says listening is an indispensable first step in human communication, and a dimension of love.

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