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April 12, 2019

– Tej Francis VATICAN CITY POPE FRANCIS TO HOST ‘SPIRITUAL RETREAT’ FOR LEADERS OF WAR-TORN SOUTH SUDAN (CNA) The Vatican will host a “spiritual retreat” for South Sudan’s president and opposition leader as they navigate the peace process in the war torn country, a Vatican spokesman confirmed Wednesday. Following a five-year civil war and a tenuous peace deal signed in…

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INTERVIEW WITH FR FRANZ GASSNER, SVD – “There is no future and gain in any form of schism”

October 5, 2018

– Marco Carvalho A respectful cooperation between China and the Vatican will benefit not only the Church and the Central Government, but mainly the Chinese faithful. Coordinator of the Department of Catholic Theology at the Faculty of Religious Studies at the University of Saint Joseph, Franz Gassner sees the agreement recently signed between the Holy See and Beijing as the…

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