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VATICAN CITY, OCTOBER 19, 2018 (CISA)-The Archbishop of Durban, South Africa Cardinal Wilfrid Fox Napier has criticized the synods working document on grounds that it does not reflect reality of the African continent. Addressing the press during the ongoing Ordinary General Assembly of the synod of Bishops on Young people, the Faith and Vocational Discernment in Rome, he emphasized that the synod’s work must take…
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In his catechesis at the Wednesday General Audience, Pope Francis says the Commandments establish a dialogue between us and God, and set us on the path towards freedom. By Devin Watkins Pope Francis began the Wednesday General Audience with a personal greeting to some 200 sick and disabled people gathered in the Paul VI Audience Hall. He told the pilgrims basking with him under the…
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June the 19th marks the U.N.’s International Day for the Elimination of Sexual violence in conflict. Experts have described it as “a global epidemic” that is taking place on a worrying scale in many nations around the world. By Susy Hodges “The Plight and Rights of Children Born of War” was the theme for the 2018 observance of the International Day for the Elimination of…
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The ‘Instrumentum Laboris’ of the Synod of Bishops on young people scheduled for later this year, was released at a press conference in the Vatican on June 19. By Robin Gomes The ‘Instrumentum Laboris’ or the working document of the upcoming Synod of Bishops on youth, scheduled from October 3-28 in the Vatican, has three main sections, namely, recognizing, interpreting and choosing with regard to…
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Pope Francis dedicated his General Audience remarks to his recent Apostolic Visit to Colombia, which concluded on Sunday. After thanking the many people who helped make his Visit possible, Pope Francis said one of the most striking things on his visit was the many fathers and mothers who brought their children to see the Pope, and to be blessed by him. He said a people…
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The Indian Catholic Church has welcomed with immense joy and gratitude the news of the rescue of Indian Catholic priest Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil on Tuesday, following his abduction by unknown gunmen 18 months ago in Aden, Yemen. The 57-year old Salesian priest of Don Bosco arrived in the Omani capital Muscat in an air force plane soon after ‎his release on Tuesday, Sept. 12. ‎…
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