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In the face of the Ebola epidemic that to date has claimed some 10,000 lives and is still wreaking havoc in West Africa, the Holy See through the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace is launching an initiative which, with a fund of 3 million, will help fight the epidemic and its long-lasting effects. In this...read more
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The Holy Father’s universal prayer intention for September was, “That the mentally disabled may receive the love and help they need for a dignified life.” This is such a timely prayer. In …read more
The question of whether to permit the use of marijuana to help people with serious illnesses continues to divide opinions. In Australia the premier of the state of New South Wales, Mike …read more
Pope Francis is asking the international community to do more to fight the ebola virus plaguing western Africa. In today's general audience the Holy Father assured that he is "close to the …read more
A new report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) “confirms the U.S. bishops’ longstanding concern about abortion coverage” in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), said Cardinal …read more