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Pope to World Government Summit: There is no development without solidarity

Vatican City: February 10, 2019. (Vatican News) World leaders are currently meeting at the World Government Summit, taking place in Dubai from 10-12 February. In his video message, Pope Francis greets those participating in the Summit, and recalls his own visit to the United Arab Emirates earlier

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Pope Francis departs on Apostolic Journey to UAE

Vatican City: February 3, 2019. (Vatican News) Immediately following the Sunday Angelus prayer, Pope Francis headed out to Fiumicino Airport to begin his 27th Apostolic Journey abroad.



But before boarding, the Holy Father made a brief stop at a homeless shelter set up at the airport and

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Asia Bibi is declared free, Her acquittal was upheld despite petition via hardliners

Islamabad: January 29, 2019. (PCP) In a long drawn out hearing of a devious and infamous petition submitted to Lahore Supreme Court by Qari Muhammed Salaam on behalf of firebrand preacher Khadim Hussain Rizvi which sought to quash the acquittal received by Asia Bibi, a positive result has led to

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ISIS Claims Responsibility For Bombing Of Philippines Cathedral; At Least 20 Dead

Manila: January 27, 2019. (NPR) Two bombs exploded just minutes apart at a Roman Catholic cathedral in the southern Philippines where Islamist militants are active, killing at least 20 people and wounding more than 100 others during a Sunday Mass, according to police.



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Pope Francis to hold historic Catholic Mass on Feb. 5 in Abu Dhabi

 ABU DHABI: (AG) The Vatican’s Pope Francis is scheduled to visit the United Arab Emirates (UAE) early next month, according to local media reports.



Around 120,000 people are expected to participate in the event.



Free tickets will reportedly be distributed in the UA

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Indian nations ask Pope Francis to rescind Doctrine of Discovery

Vatican City: (NCR) The Doctrine of Discovery, Pope Alexander VI's papal bull, permits any Christian coming upon land inhabited by non-Christians to claim it all. It was published on May 4, 1493, and on May 7, 2018, representatives from the Confederacy of Haudenosaunee, the Assembly of First

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Remember the poor and shun materialism, pope says on Christmas Eve

VATICAN CITY: December 24, 2018. (Reuters) Pope Francis led the world’s Roman Catholics into Christmas on Monday, urging people in the developed world to seek a simpler, less materialistic life and condemning the yawning gap between the rich and the poor.



Pope Francis leads the Ch

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Pope takes 12 candidates a step closer to sainthood

Vatican City: December 22, 2018. (Vatican News) Pope Francis Friday evening received in audience Cardinal Angelo Becciu, the Prefect of the Vatican Congregation for the Causes of Saints, and authorized the promulgation of 12 decrees regarding 9 men and 3 women, taking them a step closer to sainth

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Pope Francis is working on approving a newly translated version of the Lords Prayer.

The committee asked that the verse "lead us not into temptation" be changed to "abandon us not when in temptation," because they believe the original version makes God seem like he is tempting people.
The Daily Express reports that experts have been studying this text for some 16 years and have re

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Biblical Scholar Eugene Peterson Dies at 85

About one week ago it was announced that Peterson was admitted into hospice care due to his declining health. The Message writer's son, Eric, made an announcement via email to the family's friends and loved ones to inform them of the move.
In the email, Eric explained that Peterson was admitted in

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Pope at Mass: Guardian angels, our daily gate to the Father

Taking his inspiration from the Readings, he praised the role of the protectors God places by our side: the angels, whom he calls our companions, guardians, and guides along the path of our life, and gateways that open the way to God.
"Behold, I send an angel before you, to guard you on the way and

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Speak out against injustice, Pope Francis says

Speaking with "Sole 24 ore," a daily Italian newspaper, Francis said, "the Lord promises rest and liberation to all the oppressed in the world, but he needs us to make his promise effective."
"He needs our eyes to see the needs of our brothers and sisters. He needs our hands to help. He needs our v

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Registration required for events during Pope Francis visit

A delegation from the Holy See to visit Estonia was satisfied with the ongoing preparations for the papal visit, reported ETV news broadcast "Aktuaalne kaamera."
Prior to his arrival in Tallinn, the Pope will spend two days in Lithuania, the Baltic country with the largest Catholic population, and

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Pope Francis sends aid to Yemeni refugees

Pope in solidarity with the refugees
Bishop Peter Kang U-il, the local Bishop of Jeju (Cheju), received the gift personally from the Apostolic Nuncio, who visited him specifically to express the Pope's solidarity with the refugees. The Apostolic Nuncio also met with the refugees, celebrated Mass in

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Pope Francis teaches discernment for coping with spiritual battles

Many in the West think jihad only means warfare, whereas it can also mean the spiritual struggle within oneself against sin. In the final chapter of “Gaudete et Exsultate” (“Rejoice and Be Glad”), Francis uses similar language when he writes that “the Christian life is a constant battle.” For him, t



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