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Holy See denounces racial discrimination, advocates respect for rights of all

Archbishop Fortunatus Nwachukwu, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations Office at Geneva, speaks out against instances of racially motivated violence and discrimination, and calls for the protection and promotion of rights of all, including children of African descent.

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Vatican unveils new documentary on climate change

A new documentary “on humanity’s power to stop the ecological crisis” facing the world is presented at a press conference at the Vatican on Tuesday. The film “The Letter,” says Cardinal Michael Czerny, “is a clarion cry to people everywhere: we have to act together, we have to do it now.”

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Mozambique: Catholic University commemorates 30th anniversary of the peace accords.

The Catholic University of Mozambique (UCM) recently organised an International Conference to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Mozambique’s peace agreement, signed in Rome on 4 October 1992.

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3rd October: Remembering those lost in the Mediterranean

The Rome-based Sant’Egidio Community organises events to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Reception for migrants and refugees who have lost their lives during their journeys to Europe.

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Pope's October prayer intention: A Church that walks together

Pope Francis releases his prayer intention for the month of October, in which he asks that the Church be one of synodality, which means walking together, along the same road.

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Holy See: All of society is harmed when womens' dignity is not respected

Monsignor Janusz S.Urbańczyk, the Permanent Representative of the Holy See to the OSCE, calls for legal, judicial and practical measures to be employed to address violence against women and girls, and highlights that all are born free and equal in dignity and rights.

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The responsibility of the leaders of nations

Pope Francis’ appeal during the Angelus is a call to stop the war machine that is dragging the world toward an abyss with no return.

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Brazil election goes to second round

There will be a second round of voting for Brazil's president on 30 October between rightist President Jair Bolsonaro and leftist opponent Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.

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Pope to Oblates of Mary Immaculate: ‘Proclaim the Gospel of hope'

Pope Francis holds an audience with the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate for their 37th General Chapter, and urges them to carry the Gospel light of hope, joy, and peace throughout the world.

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Pope encourages Stella Maris in apostolate to maritime community

Pope Francis urges Stella Maris to never waver in highlighting issues affecting seafarers, and points out challenges faced by the maritime community in his address to the 25th World Congress of the Apostleship of the Sea.

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