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Archbishop Gugerotti appointed new prefect of Eastern Churches

Pope Francis appoints 67-year-old Archbishop Claudio Gugerotti, apostolic nuncio to Great Britain until now, to take the place of Cardinal Leonardo Sandri who concludes his service as prefect having reached the age limit.

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Cardinal Czerny: More help necessary for small-scale fisheries

On World Fisheries Day, the head of the Vatican’s Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development says that the industry’s “endemic problems” especially affect small-scale fishers, and calls for “individual and collective conversion.”

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New ACN report says persecution of Christians still rising

According to the latest report issued by Aid to the Church in Need UK for its annual Red Week, over the past two years oppression or persecution of Christians has increased in 75 per cent of the countries surveyed.

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COP27, Guterres: There is still no answer to the climate crisis

The UN Climate Change Conference receives criticism for a document that fails to agree on CO2 emission reductions.

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Uganda: Blessed Joseph Ambrosoli -priest, missionary, doctor, surgeon and philanthropist.

The new Blessed of the Church, Fr Joseph Ambrosoli, was beatified Sunday at a colourful ceremony in Uganda's Archdiocese of Gulu. The Apostolic Nuncio to Uganda presided over the ceremony, also attended by the country's Republican President.

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Cardinal Suharyo: Church in Indonesia encourages efforts toward authentic brotherhood

Cardinal Ignatius Suharyo, the Archbishop of Jakarta, highlights the Church’s openness to working alongside other religions on the path to authentic brotherhood and sisterhood in the country.

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Pope at Angelus: We are living a famine of peace

Pope Francis recites the Angelus prayer after Mass on the Solemnity of Christ the King in Asti and prays for an end to war.

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Pope: Christ the King shows us God's embrace, calls us to action

Pope Francis presides over Mass at the Cathedral of Asti in northern Italy and marking the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, recalls God's loving embrace on the Cross and the calling to live an active faith, serving God and neighbour, and not remaining bystanders.

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Pope made honorary citizen of Asti, greets faithful in popemobile

On the second day of his visit to Asti, Italy, Pope Francis receives honorary citizenship from Mayor Maurizio Rasero. He then goes to the Cathedral to preside over Mass, greeting those along the route.

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The Pope arrives in Piedmont where his roots lie

Pope Francis begins his two-day visit to the Italian city of Asti, his family hometown in the Piedmont Region, for a private family celebration, and where he is expected to celebrate public Mass on Sunday for the diocesan community.

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