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admin / 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”

admin / 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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A NEW APOSTOLIC EXHORTATION – Being the saint ‘next door’

admin / April 20, 2018

FEATURED IMAGE: Valter Cirillo at Pixabay Aurelio Porfiri On Monday, 9 April 2018, the new Apostolic Exhortation of His Holiness Pope Francis Gaudete and Exultate: On the call to Holiness in Today’s World was officially presented  in the Holy See Press Office. The presenters, together with the Holy See Press Director Greg Burke, were Bishop Angelo De Donatis (Vicar General…

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POPE FRANCIS IN MYANMAR – If you argue, argue like brothers

admin / December 1, 2017

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis met with 17 leaders of Myanmar’s religious communities Tuesday morning, exhorting them that peace consists in unity in diversity, not in uniformity.  The Pope met leaders of Buddhist, Muslim, Hindu, Jewish, Catholic and other Christian communities at the Archbishop’s House in Yangon, at the start of his first full day of his Nov. 27-30 apostolic visit…

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NEWS BRIEFS

admin / July 7, 2017

Tej Francis MARAWI, PHILIPPINES Hope continues for captured Filipino priest sighted alive (CNA/EWTN News) Captured priest Father Teresito “Chito” Suganob was seen alive on Sunday in a part of a Philippines city under Islamist militant control, Agence France Presse reports. “We don’t have details of his health. We were just told that he was sighted alive,” military spokesman Lt. Col.…

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