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Pope cancels Monday Audiences as precautionary measure

Due to persistent, mild flu-like symptoms, Pope Francis cancels his Monday audiences.

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Children endure dire existence in Gaza

Since the start of the conflict in Gaza, thousands of children have been exposed to distressing events and trauma, marked by extensive destruction and displacement.

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St. Tarasius: Saint of the Day for Sunday, February 25, 2024

St. Tarasius was subject of the Byzantine Empire. He was raised to the highest honors in the Empire as Consul, and later became first secretary to the Emperor Constantine and his mother, Irene. When being elected Patriarch of Constantinople, he consented to accept the dignity offered to him only on condition that a General Council should be summoned to resolve the disputes concerning the veneration of sacred images, for Constantinople had been separated from the Holy See on account of the war ...

Pope pleads for just and lasting peace in Ukraine

Pope Francis notes the anniversary of the beginning of the large-scale war in Ukraine, and pleads for a diplomatic solution aimed at “a just and lasting peace.”

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Pope at Angelus: Let's open ourselves to the light of Jesus!

During his weekly Sunday Angelus, Pope Francis offers the faithful a 'good Lenten resolution', inviting them to open themselves to the light of Jesus and to never let anything divert their glance from it.

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Lord’s Day Reflection: ‘From desert to mountain’

As the Church marks the Second Sunday of Lent, Fr. Edmund Power, OSB, offers his thoughts on the day’s liturgical readings under the theme: “From desert to mountain”.

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Western leaders in Kyiv for 2nd anniversary of Russian invasion

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy hosted Western leaders in Kyiv on Saturday to mark the second anniversary of Russia's full-scale invasion of the country.

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Reports of progress in Gaza truce talks

An Israeli official has said that talks in France over a ceasefire in the Israel-Hamas conflict were productive.

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Pope: Education is an act of hope for a better society

In a message addressed to participants in a conference in Madrid on the Church’s commitment in education in Spain, Pope Francis highlights the importance for Catholic institutions to ensure that education is accessible to all.

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Archbishop Pezzi on Ukraine: Each horror opposes any act of goodness

Two years after the beginning of Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Archbishop Paolo Pezzi of the Archdiocese of the Mother of God at Moscow reflects on changing hearts to become artisans of peace.

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