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Event Is a Response to Benedict XVI’s Apostolic Exhortation “Africae Munus”
The Year of Reconciliation in Africa opened on Wednesday with a solemn Eucharistic Celebration in Accra, Ghana, convoked by the Symposium of the Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM). The theme chosen for this event is “A Reconciled Africa for Peaceful Coexistence.” The Year will close on July 29, ...read more
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Investigations Into Premeditated Murders Continue
Worry continues to mount in Ukraine as a priest and a nun, both members of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate, were murdered within days of each other. In the early …read more
The Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples Talks about His Experience in Iraq, First as Nuncio and then as Papal Envoy
“It is Pope Francis’ intention to go to Iraq and I believe, without a doubt, he will do so, although I cannot foresee the opportune moment now because everyone understands that this is still …read more
The proposal of law for the approval of assisted suicide and euthanasia in Canada has been met with the firm opposition of the Bishops of the province of Saskatchewan, concerned particularly …read more
Archbishop Emeritus of Washington, D.C. Passes Away on Thursday
Pope Francis sent his condolences to the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C. following the death of Cardinal William Wakefield Baum, the Archbishop Emeritus of the archdiocese. Cardinal Baum, the …read more
A Franciscan nun who dedicated her life to helping those suffering from drug addiction, was murdered last week in Brazil. According to Fides, Sister Irma Odete Francisca was killed on Friday …read more