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Members of the FARC and Colombian Government Negotiating Peace Agreement in Havana, Cuba
Representatives of theRevolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) have requested to meet with Pope Francis during his visit to Cuba in September. Peace talks between FARC and the Colombian government have been taking place in Havana, Cuba, since 2012. The request for a meeting with the Holy Father was made to...read more
Articles from section "Conflicts, War and Terrorism"
Appeals to Presidents Vladimir Putin and Petr Poroshenko To End Bloodshed of Innocent Civilians and Engage in Dialogue
In identical messages sent to Russian president Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian president Petr Poroshenko, the Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church has called for the end to the bloodshed in …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
Expresses Gratitude for Pope’s Appeal at Sunday’s Angelus Address
The family of kidnapped Jesuit priest, Father Paolo Dall’Oglio thanked Pope Francis for his appeal during Sunday’s Angelus address. Following the recitation of the Angelus prayer with …read more
The Pontifical Council Cor Unum is planning a third meeting on September 17 with Catholic charitable organizations, active in counteracting the humanitarian crisis in Iraq. It is also …read more
Also Remembers Orthodox Bishops As Second Anniversary of Abductions Approaches
Pope Francis appealed for the release of Father Paolo Dall’Oglio, a Jesuit priest kidnapped two years ago in Syria. The Italian priest, who worked in Syria for the past 30 years, was …read more