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Vatican launches social media campaign to rediscover ‘Christus vivit’

The Vatican’s Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life is promoting a social media campaign aimed at helping people rediscover the relevance of Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation for Young People and keeping the experience of World Youth Day alive.

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IMBISA Bishops and representatives attend formation on safeguarding.

Southern African Catholic Bishops under IMBISA, a regional association of Bishops, have met in Pretoria, South Africa, for a week of safeguarding formation conducted by the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors.

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Epilogue: Made in God’s image and called to proclaim Christ

Religious life as we know it today, both contemplative and active, has evolved over two millennia. In this final of four articles, Christine Schenk provides an analysis regarding what may have led early Christian women to be active contributors to the building of the church.

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Pope: Embrace your vulnerabilities!

Pope Francis addresses a conference on vulnerability and community and invites all the participants to embrace their vulnerabilities and accept those who are vulnerable, just as Jesus did.

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Call for probe into Gaza aid truck incident

International pressure is growing for a full and independent investigation into the circumstances that led to the deaths of dozens of Palestinians seeking aid from a convoy in northern Gaza.

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Pope Francis: Gender ideology is the ugliest danger of our time

Addressing participants in the international Symposium "Man-Woman: Image of God.” Pope Francis describes so-called gender ideology as the "ugliest danger" of our time, because it cancels out all differences that make humanity.

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Cardinal Cantalamessa gives second Lenten sermon

Cardinal Raniero Cantalamessa, the Preacher of the Papal Household, delivers his second sermon for Lent 2024 to Roman Curia, reflecting on Jesus as the light of the world.

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Ethical Banks warn that investing in arms fuels war

A three-day Global Alliance for Banking on Values summit, with the participation of about 70 ethical banks from across the world, wraps up in northern Italy with a call to embrace the principles of Ethical Finance for the good of humanity and the planet.

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Holy See: Religious freedom is violated in one third of the world

Addressing the 55th Session of the Human Rights Council the Holy See's Permanent Observer to the United Nations and Other International Organisations in Geneva urges for renewed international efforts to address the ongoing violations of human rights, including freedom of religion.

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Bishops of the Americas aim at more synodal and missionary Church

Bishops from Canada, the United States, Latin America, and the Caribbean hold a three-day summit in the US city of Tampa “to pray and discuss their shared ministry as pastors.”

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