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“God walks with his people”: Theme for World Refugee Day 2024 announced

The Vatican announces the theme for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees. Since 1914, the World Day has offered Catholics an opportunity to remember and pray for those displaced by conflict, persecution, and economic difficulties.

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Archbishop of Lviv: We fight not with rifles but with the Rosary

Two years on from Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Vatican Media speaks with Archbishop Mieczysław Mokrzycki, Metropolitan of Lviv of the Latins.

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Ukrainian volunteer: 'We do everything to make sure that life wins'

In an interview with Vatican News, a young woman from Kherson recounts her and many of her compatriots' choice to dedicate themselves to helping soldiers on the front lines in this time of war, and explains that volunteering is a relatively new phenomenon for Ukrainians, developed especially in the last two years.

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UN concerned about the absence of conducive environment for South Sudan’s Dec. 2024 elections.

As South Sudan prepares for its first-ever national elections in December 2024, significant con¬cerns exist.

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Athletica Vaticana and the inclusive power of sport

The US Special Advisor on Disability, Sara Minkara, meets with the Vatican Athletics team to discuss disability, inclusion, and the power of sport to transform lives.

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Doctrine of Faith reviews Rupnik case documentation as investigation continues

The Holy See Press Office offers an update on the ongoing investigation by the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith into allegations against Fr. Marko Rupnik, the former Jesuit whom several religious sisters have accused of psychological and sexual abuse.

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Nigeria: Pray daily with your episcopal motto, says Bishop Uzoukwu.

The Catholic Bishop of Minna Diocese, Martin Igwemezie Uzoukwu, has admonished his fellow Bishops to pay attention to their episcopal motto as a special reference point of prayer.

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Caritas Münster stands up for democracy

In the face of an increase of supporters of Germany’s populist extreme-right AfD party, the local branch of the Catholic Church’s humanitarian organization Caritas launches a social media campaign calling on citizens to #StandUp for democracy and shared values.

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Fr. Romanelli: Christians in Gaza living a 'Way of the Cross'

The parish priest of the Holy Family Parish in Gaza City, Fr. Gabriel Romanelli, says the situation of the some 600 Christians sheltering in the only Catholic church in the Gaza Strip is worsening as Israeli forces intensify raids ahead of their planned ground invasion of Rafah.

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Vatican Museums, Pontifical Villas to commemorate International Women's Day

Ahead of International Women's Day on 8 March, the Vatican Museums and the Pontifical Villas of Castel Gandolfo announce plans to celebrate women who have greatly impacted history, society, and art, and those who have left their mark at Castel Gandolfo's Pontifical Villas during the Second World War.

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