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Swiss Catholic diocese reportedly rejects Pope Francis’ candidates for new bishop

Vatican City: (CNA) A Swiss Catholic diocese that elects its own bishop from a shortlist drawn up by the Holy See has rejected all three candidates proposed by Pope Francis, according to local media.



The Swiss daily newspaper Tages-Anzeiger reported that the cathedral chapter of the Dio

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Open letter to the President of the USA, Donald Trump. By Hem Raj Jain

Subject: - For getting stopped immediately, the farce of US - elections 2020



A farce (which is against democracy) is going on in the USA about 2020 elections (for President, vice-President, Senate, House etc) where postal ballots are being allowed. Legally a postal ballot is no ballot b

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Pope Francis urges Europe’s leaders to rediscover ‘path of fraternity’

Vatican City: (CNA) Pope Francis warned Europe’s leaders Tuesday that the project of European unity is at risk unless they “rediscover the path of fraternity” that inspired the project’s founders.



In a letter signed Oct. 22, the feast day of St. John Paul II, and

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Pope Francis appoints bishop in US as administrator of Canadian eparchy

Vatican City: (CNA) Pope Francis appointed a New Jersey-based bishop as the administrator of a Canadian eparchy Tuesday.



The Holy See press office announced Oct. 20 that the pope had named Bishop Kurt Burnette as the apostolic administrator of the Slovak Catholic Eparchy of Ss. Cyril an

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Pope commits to clean finances amid scandal in backyard

ROME: (AP) Pope Francis told European anti-money laundering experts Thursday that the Vatican was committed to “clean finance,” as he denounced financial speculation amid a spiraling corruption investigation in the heart of the Holy See.



It is rare for a head of state to mee

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Pope Francis names leading physicist to pontifical academy

Vatican City: (CNA) Pope Francis appointed the director-general of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) Tuesday to the Pontifical Academy of Sciences.



The Holy See press office said Sept. 29 that the pope had named Fabiola Gianotti as an “ordinary member” of

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Pope Francis pleads with Catholics not to gossip

Vatican City: (CNA) Pope Francis implored Catholics Sunday not to gossip about one another’s faults, but instead to follow Jesus’ directive on fraternal correction in the Gospel of Matthew.



“When we see a mistake, a defect, a slip of a brother or sister, usually the fi

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Pope Francis sends condolences after death of Cardinal Simonis

Vatican City: (CNA) Pope Francis offered his condolences Thursday after Dutch Cardinal Adrianus Simonis died at the age of 88.



The cardinal led the Archdiocese of Utrecht for nearly 25 years, and is remembered for his dedication to defending Catholic doctrine regarding marriage, the fam

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Pope Francis: The cross reminds us of the sacrifices of the Christian life

Vatican City: (CNA) Pope Francis said Sunday the crucifix we wear or hang on our wall is not supposed to be decorative, but a reminder of God’s love and the sacrifices involved in the Christian life.



“The cross is the holy sign of God’s Love and a sign of Jesus’

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IDC Commends the Trump and Macron Administrations for Supporting Lebanon

Washington, D.C: In Defense of Christians (IDC), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for Christians and religious minorities in the Middle East, commends the governments of the United States and France for supporting the people of Lebanon in their hour of need.



On August 7,

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IDC Calls for Global Support for the Lebanese People

Washington, DC: In Defense of Christians (IDC), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for Christians and religious minorities in the Middle East, calls on the international community to stand in solidarity with the Lebanese people in the wake of today’s events.



At appro

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Pope Francis urges Catholics to follow ‘God’s logic’

Vatican City: (CNA) Pope Francis urged Catholics Sunday to follow “God’s logic” by taking responsibility for the welfare of others.



In his Angelus address Aug. 2, he reflected on Sunday’s Gospel, the miracle of the feeding of the 5,000 (Matthew 14:13-21).

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Pope Accepts Resignation of Vatican Diplomat Archbishop Pinto

Vatican City: (CNA) Pope Francis Friday accepted the resignation of Vatican diplomat Archbishop Giuseppe Pinto as an apostolic nuncio.



Pinto, 68, resigned in April 2019 as nuncio to Croatia, a post he had held for just a year and nine months. His reasons for resigning were unclear, thou

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Pope Francis appoints apostolic administrator for troubled Polish diocese

Vatican City: (CNA) Pope Francis appointed Thursday an apostolic administrator to take charge of a Polish diocese whose bishop is under investigation over his handling of an abuse case.



The Vatican announced June 25 that the pope had named Archbishop Grzegorz Ryś of Łódź as the a

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Egypt: Missing Christian Mother Reappears as Pious Muslim in Video

Cairo: (By Raymond Ibrahim) After disappearing in Egypt, a Coptic Christian wife and mother appeared in a video, dressed in all black Islamic attire (niqab), saying that she had willingly converted to Islam and no longer wants anyone—her husband, children, family—to bother about her a



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