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  Pope Francis celebrated Mass in the Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium in Rabat Sunday, calling upon the Moroccan people to “let the culture of mercy grow.” “May the Merciful and Compassionate One – as our Muslim brothers and sisters frequently invoke him – strengthen you and make your works of love ever more fruitful,” Pope Francis said in his homily March 31. Much of the…
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Pope Francis expressed sorrow for the victims of an attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt in his Angelus address Sunday. Islamic militants ambushed a bus carrying Coptic Christian pilgrims to a desert monastery south of Cairo on Friday, killing seven and leaving 19 injured. “I pray for the victims, pilgrims killed just because they are Christians, and I ask Holy Mary to console their families…
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In a Letter addressed to young people of the whole world, the Synod Fathers invite the young to "be a brighter future." We the Synod Fathers now address you, young people of the world, with a word of hope, trust and consolation. In these days, we have gathered together to hear the voice of Jesus, “the eternally young Christ”, and to recognize in Him…
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GULU, OCTOBER 19, 2018 (CISA)-The Catholic Church in Uganda is set to mark 100 years of the martyrdom of catechists Daudi Okello, and Jildo Irwa. Preparations towards the celebrations began on October 18 with the main event scheduled for October 20, at Paimol Catholic shrine in the Catholic Diocese of Gulu. Daudi and Jildo were killed in 1918 in the East Acholi, the present day…
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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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