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Ukraine strikes Russia despite nuclear fears

An overnight attack on two oil depots inside Russia's Rostov region was reportedly carried out by the Security Service of Ukraine, just days after several countries agreed with Kyiv that it could use Western weapons to hit targets on Russian territory despite concerns about nuclear escalation.

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On Peter's tomb

For a long time, the whereabouts of the Apostle's ancient burial place had been lost. Then, with the excavations, encouraged first by Pope Pius XII and then by Paul VI, his tomb and bones were rediscovered. Our Editorial Director, Andrea Tornielli, takes a look at the process of rediscovery.

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Senegal: Inter-Religious Council for Peace set up

An Interfaith Council for Peace has just been established in Senegal. Bringing together representatives of Islam, the Catholic Church, Protestant Churches, and Traditional Religions, the Council’s mission is to anticipate, defuse conflicts and promote peace, social cohesion, reconciliation, and development in Senegal and in West Africa, as a whole.

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Father Martin: Jesus calls us forth from the grave

A conversation with Fr James Martin, SJ, author of “Come Forth: The Raising of Lazarus and the Promise of Jesus’s Greatest Miracle.”

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Church still bringing hope for migrants at Venezuelan border

As thousands of Venezuelans emigrate due to poverty or violence, the Church continues its mission by accompanying and bringing hope to people on the move.

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'There is a need for respect of international humanitarian law in Sudan'

In an interview with Vatican News, the International Committee of the Red Cross's spokesperson in Sudan calls for more access to humanitarian aid in one of the world’s most beleaguered nations.

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Cardinal Parolin: Dialogue is the only means to achieve peace

Addressing world leaders gathered for a high-level Conference for Peace in Ukraine, the Vatican Secretary of State reiterates the Pope’s message that the only means capable of achieving true, stable and just peace is dialogue between all the parties involved.

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Benjamin Netanyahu dissolves Israeli war cabinet

As the suffering in the Holy Land continues, the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is dissolving the country’s war cabinet.

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ASIF continues along path of financial transparency

The Vatican’s Supervisory and Financial Information Authority publishes its annual report, showing increasing alignment with international standards for combating money laundering and terrorist financing.

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Comedians after meeting Pope: Inviting us is always a bad idea!

'They've let comedians in, which is always a bad idea! Always!,' jokes Conan O'Brien to Vatican News and other reporters, on the sidelines of Pope Francis' unforgettable audience with comedians, as he expresses a collective sense of gratitude felt by him and the other famous US comedians present.

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