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Cardinal Pietro Parolin Reflects on the Pope’s Upcoming Trip to Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay
Hope is high for the trip which will take Pope Francis to Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay from July 5-13. He will fly seven times, pronounce 22 addresses, and proclaim “the joy of the Gospel” (thread of the trip) to more than one million people. It could not be explained in any other way than which John Paul II al...read more
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The Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant Peoples released a message for World Tourism Day, which will be observed Sept.27. The document was signed by Cardinal …read more
Thousands Take Part in March on Anniversary of Sovereignty Transfer
Catholics and Protestants in Hong Kong joined in a prayer rally prior to a march calling for political reform. The Hong Kong Legislative Council rejected a Beijing electoral reform package …read more
Leaflet's Text Threatens Expulsion of Christians From City by End of Ramadan
New terrorist threats have surfaced against Christians in Jerusalem. In the city's neighborhood of Beit Hanina, anew leaflet signed by the 'Emirate of Jerusalem' which containedthreats …read more
Pope Francis has expressed his closeness to the people of Greece. The country missed the deadline to payback a $1.8 million loan from theInternational Monetary Fund (IMF). Although the …read more
“People and Planet First: the Imperative to Change Course” is the theme chosen for the Conference being held this Thursday and Friday at the Augustinianum in Rome, organized by the Pontifical …read more