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Cooperation and service at heart of priestly ministry, says Pope

In an address to deacons preparing for the priesthood in the diocese of Rome, Pope Francis highlights faithful cooperation, service to the People of God, and the guidance of the Holy Spirit as key aspects of priestly ministry.

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Pope cancels audiences due to mild flu

The Holy See Press Office informed journalists that Pope Francis has cancelled his engagements on Saturday “as a precautionary measure.”

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Bambino Gesù, for two years caring for young Ukrainian patients fleeing from war

Since the full scale invasion of Ukraine by Russia exactly two years ago, approximately 2,500 minors from the attacked country have been treated at the Vatican's Bambino Gesu pediatric hospital.

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Watch: Week 37 | On the Road to Emmaus w/ Bishop Boyea | Worship | Make an Act of Reparation to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Watch: Week 37 | On the Road to Emmaus w/ Bishop Boyea | Worship | Make an Act of Reparation to the Sacred Heart of Jesus David Kerr Fri, 02/23/2024 - 01:31 PM

Bishops urge Nigerians to embrace social cohesion and good governance.

As more households in Nigeria struggle under a distressing economic situation and rampant insecurity, the country’s Catholic Bishops call on politicians and citizens to shun unhelpful positions that polarize the nation.

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CAFOD welcomes UK Parliament motion for ceasefire in Gaza

The UK Parliament has passed a Labour Party motion calling for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza. Welcomed by humanitarian agencies, it aims to address catastrophic situations faced by Gaza residents and create the conditions for diplomacy and the release of hostages.

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Archbishop Shevchuk: 'Don't forget Ukraine!'

The Major Archbishop of Kyiv-Halych urges Catholics in Europe and around the world not to forget the ongoing suffering of the people of Ukraine, while expressing gratitude for the support and solidarity offered so far. The Head of the Greek Catholic Church in Ukraine speaks to Vatican media about the longing for peace of the Ukrainian people after two years of war, and the Church’s efforts to offer material and pastoral support to them.

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Pope Francis close to families and victims of deadly Valencia fire

Pope Francis says he is praying for victims and all those affected by a blaze in two residential towers in the eastern city of Valencia, where four people are confirmed dead and many others are still missing.

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Israel to send mission to Gaza ceasefire talks in France

The Israeli Prime Minister has revealed his post-war strategy for Gaza, the first since the Israel-Hamas conflict erupted in October last year.

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Haiti: Ramped-up international security force to tackle gang violence

Canada, Benin, France and Jamaica have offered support to a U.N.-backed international security force aimed at tackling rampant gang violence in Haiti. The initiative follows a meeting in Brazil co-hosted by the United States.

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