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#IamChurch: The Word of God in lives of people with disabilities

Promoted by the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life, the #IamChurch initiative consists in five videos demonstrating the daily struggles of persons with disabilities who, far from feeling burdensome or "set aside", provide their own specific contribution within their ecclesial communities. "The Word of God in the lives of people with disabilities" is the title of the fifth and final video.

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Archbishop Longley: The journey together towards Christian Unity

As the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity continues, the Co-Chair of the Anglican–Roman Catholic International Commission, Archbishop Bernard Longley reflects on the immense work done and the road still to travel towards the goal of full visible unity.

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European Bishops appeal for peace and support for Ukraine

The Presidency of the Council of European Bishops' Conferences invites the international community to offer its support to Ukraine in the face of mounting fears of a possible Russian military offensive.

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Archbishop Gallagher: Diplomacy of values to foster the meeting of peoples

In his speech at the meeting "The diplomacy of values and development", organized in Rome by the International Association "Carità Politica", the Secretary for Relations with States stresses that in the face of common challenges that require shared solutions, "the diplomacy of values aims to promote the good of the human family beyond any particular interest".

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Tigray Church denounces conflict, loss of lives in Ethiopian region

The Catholic Diocese in Ethiopia’s strife-torn Tigray region is denouncing the worsening humanitarian situation, and seeking to reach out to the suffering people amid numerous constraints.

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Pope to CDF: Judicial action alone is not enough to fight abuse in the Church

Pope Francis meets with members of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith on the occasion of their Plenary Assembly, and focuses on the importance of three words during their mission: dignity, discernment, and faith.

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Pandemic as an 'opportunity to help build ecumenical dialogue'

“Ecumenism in a Time of Pandemic: From Crisis to Opportunity” is the title of a working document presented by the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, and which is the result of a survey conducted in 2021 among all the Bishops' Conferences and Eastern Catholic Synods in the world.

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Vatican carries out conservation check on ancient Marian icon

A team of Vatican Museum experts carries out a routine conservation check of the ancient Roman icon of Mary Salus Populi Romani, which is housed in the Basilica of St. Mary Major.

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Collateral Damage

Dale Recinella, the former Wall Street finance lawyer who assists prisoners on death row in Florida together with his wife Susan, shares his experience with a non-profit organization in Tallahassee assisting homeless people with mental issues.

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Report on abuse in Munich diocese: 497 victims in 74 years

A press conference presents the report by a law firm commissioned by the Church. The mandate was to look into the handling of abuse cases by the archbishops of Munich between 1945 and 2019, including then-Cardinal Ratzinger. Holy See Press Office director Matteo Bruni tells journalists: "We are waiting to examine the contents of the document” and expresses grief for abuses and closeness to all victims.

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