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A new Vatican monthly magazine 'with the poor'

The first edition of the "Osservatore di Strada" is due to be published on 29 June, giving voice to those whose voices are often ignored.

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Talitha Kum, combatting human trafficking in nearly 100 nations

In its 2021 Report, the international Talitha Kum network documents an increase in human trafficking victims, but evidences the religious sisters' network's always greater and more global effort to concretely fight, prevent and bring awareness to the scourge.

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Holy See: Young people are agents of change for sustainable agriculture

The Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, the Permanent Mission of the Holy See to FAO, IFAD and WFP, the Vatican COVID-19 Commission, Economy of Francesco and the Rome Forum of Catholic-Inspired NGOs host a study seminar at FAO in Rome on youth-led action to promote food security and the regeneration of agri-food systems. The Vatican Observer to FAO IFAD and WFP, Archbishop Fernando Chica Arellano, wrapped up the event.

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Pope laments deaths of migrants in Texas and on Spain's border

Pope Francis expresses his condolences to victims of a tragedy in San Antonio, Texas, in which 46 migrants were found dead in an abandoned lorry.

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Pope tells young people to be messengers of hope

Pope Francis encourages young people participating in first Global Youth Tourism Meeting - underway this week in the town of Sorrento on Italy's Amalfi Coast - "to be messengers of hope and rebirth for the future."

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EU Bishops lament victims of Morocco-Spain migrant tragedy

The Bishops of the EU express sorrow over the deaths of at least 23 persons during a border crossing attempt between Morocco and Spain, and call for the respect of the human dignity and fundamental rights of migrants and asylum seekers.

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National Synod process ‘opens new horizon’ for Church in England & Wales

The National Synthesis summing up the Synodal process in England and Wales reports an “awakening in the faithful of a desire for discipleship”.

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Pope to send Cardinal Secretary of State to South Sudan & DRC

Pope Francis is set to send Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin to Kinshasa and Juba, after having to postpone his Apostolic Journey to the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan due to knee pain.

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Ukraine: Drying tears at the Marian shrine of Zarvanytsia

"We want to see the Church not only in the format of Our Father and Hail Mary, but as the mother Church that serves and helps in different ways." This is the spirit that guides the transformation of one of the best-known places of worship in Ukraine into a shelter for people displaced by the war, taking care of their many needs.

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Spanish Bishops appeal for better migration policies

The Spanish Bishops’ Conference calls for an investigation into clashes that left over 23 people dead at Spain’s North African enclave of Melilla, and asks for new migration policies that respect the dignity of all persons.

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