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Cardinal Cantalamessa's first Lenten sermon: Jesus is both Word and Sacrament

Cardinal Raniero Cantalamessa, the Preacher of the Papal Household, delivers his first Lenten homily to the Roman Curia.

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Knights of Columbus: Ukrainians ‘a nation of heroes’, need our help

As Russia’s war in Ukraine enters its third year, Patrick Kelly, the Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, praises the heroism of the Ukrainian people and details the humanitarian assistance his organization continues to provide to refugees and people in need.

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Andrea Tornielli's 'Life of Jesus' book 'experiences' the Gospel to encounter Christ

This Lent, readers can 'experience' in a new way the Gospels through Andrea Tornielli's latest book 'The Life of Jesus,' featuring Pope Francis' introduction, which was presented in a Loyola Press - organized Lenten webinar with the author and Sr. Bernadette Reis.

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Pope Francis’ tireless prayer for peace for “martyred Ukraine”

Pope Francis has never tired of lifting his prayers and launching appeals for peace in Ukraine over the past two years as the nation is trapped in the "madness" of war.

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Free online course "Toward a Constitutively Synodal Church"

The third edition of a free, online course entitled “Toward a Constitutively Synodal Church” begins on March 2, and seeks to train pastoral workers, religious men and women, and bishops in light of the Synod on synodality.

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Venezuela: 23 miners die in a mine collapse

Twenty three miners are confirmed dead, but dozens more could have perished in an open pit gold mine collapse in the jungles of central Venezuela.

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Canadian Christians call for prayer and action for peace in Ukraine

Canada’s major Christian churches and ecclesial communities issue “A Canadian Pastoral Letter” urging Christians and all people of good will to join in united prayer and action for peace in Ukraine.

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Papal Basilicas launch ‘From Tourist to Pilgrim’ minisite as Jubilee guide

The four Papal Basilicas and the Dicastery for Communication team up to launch a new minisite to serve as a spiritual and artistic guide to the Basilicas and help the faithful turn “From Tourist to Pilgrim”.

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Australian bishop Christopher Saunders charged with 19 sexual offences

Following the arrest of Bishop emeritus Christopher Saunders, the President of the Australian Bishops Conference describes the ongoing investigation as “right and proper, and indeed necessary.”

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Faith leaders commit to peace at Tokyo Roundtables

While war plagues the planet, faith leaders gather and declare shared commitment to peace at the second “Beyond War and Toward Reconciliation: Multi-Religious Peace Roundtables” in Tokyo, organized by Religions for Peace International and Religions for Peace Japan, in partnership with the United Nations Alliance on Civilizations (UNAOC).

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