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Ukraine’s president urges G7 nations to help end the war

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has urged the Group of Seven (G7) largest economies to help him end the war against Russia by the end of the year. He spoke after Russia fired missiles at the capital, Kyiv, and other cities, killing at least one person died and injuring several others.

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Pope to Neocatechumenals: Be docile to the Spirit and obedient to Jesus

Pope Francis meets 5,500 members of the Neocatechumenal Way, a Catholic lay association founded in Spain in 1964 dedicated to post- and pre-baptismal formation of Christians, and urges them to remain docile to the Holy Spirit.

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Orthodox delegation to visit Rome for feast of Sts. Peter & Paul

Following a long-standing tradition, a delegation of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople is in Rome this week to help build unity between the Catholic and Orthodox Churches.

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Vatican publishes updated guidelines for cases of clerical sexual abuse of minors

Two years after the first edition, the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith publishes a second version of the "Vademecum on Certain Points of Procedure in Treating Cases of Sexual Abuse of Minors Committed by Clerics".

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Nigeria: Catholic priests killed in Edo and Kaduna

The Catholic Dioceses of Auchi and Kaduna mourn the deaths of Fr. Christopher Odia and Fr. Vitus Borogo, who were killed in the Nigerian states of Edo and Kaduna over the weekend.

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Pope Francis sends forth missionary families

At the conclusion of the X World Day of Families, Pope Francis invites families to “announce the beauty of being family with joy!”

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Pope calls on Ecuadorians to abandon violence and extremism

The Holy Father says he is following "with concern" the situation in Ecuador, which has seen violent protests over food and fuel prices in recent weeks.

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Pope Francis praises work of nun killed in Haiti

Pope Francis expresses his condolences to the family and to the religious community of Sister Luisa Dell’Orto, who was killed in Haiti on Saturday

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Pope at Angelus: Respond to opposition with firm decision to do good

At the Angelus on Sunday, Pope Francis calls the faithful to follow Jesus, who did not respond to opposition with anger and bitterness, but instead made a “resolute decision” to continue on to Jerusalem, knowing that rejection and death awaited Him there.

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Lay US Catholics to ‘redouble efforts to help moms’ after Roe overturned

After the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on Friday, Catholic leaders and laypeople are preparing to step up efforts to promote a culture of life, according to Peggy Hartshorn.

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