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Air raid sirens wailed across Ukraine early Thursday as Russia attacked with scores of missiles and drones. The attacks came hours after the U.S. and Germany pledged to send advanced battle tanks to halt the Russian invasion.

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Pope Francis has accepted Cardinal Oscar Maradiaga’s resignation as Archbishop of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, and named a parish priest, Father José Vicente Nácher Tatay, to succeed him.

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Pope Francis encourages researchers and experts of the European Institute for International Studies in Salamanca to never give up forging forward on the path to peace.

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Pope Francis on Thursday met with members of Assifero, an Italian Association of Foundations and Philanthropic Bodies, and asked that they expand on three fundamental values.

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Pope Francis upholds importance of protecting dignity of and caring for women and girls, when addressing participants in the international conference "Women Building a Culture of Encounter Interreligiously."

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With the story of the meeting with the Pope, the #TheChurchIsOurHome series on disability and the Synod concludes.

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As Pope Francis prepares to embark on his Apostolic Journey to two African nations, we offer an overview of the Catholic Church in South Sudan.

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As Pope Francis prepares to embark on his Apostolic Journey to two African nations, we offer an overview of the Catholic Church in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Associated Press interviews Pope Francis: the conversation ranged over topics from the death of Benedict XVI, to treating homosexuals with dignity; from dialogue with China, to the German Synodal Path, to the case of Father Rupnik.

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Pope Francis celebrates Vespers at the conclusion of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity with a reflection on how all Christians are asked to reflect on their wrongs and change their perspective, always putting God at the centre.

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As a conference for women involved in interreligious dialogue kicks off in the Vatican, an organiser says that women’s voices must be brought “from the margins to the centre”.

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Pope Francis releases his message for World Mission Day 2023 and urges the faithful to join in bringing the Gospel to today’s broken world following the example of the disciples on the way to Emmaus.

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In a telegram sent to Archbishop Gomez of Los Angeles, Pope Francis expresses sadness, offers prayers, and decries a recent California shooting that claimed 11 lives and wounded several others, in Monterey Park, during Lunar New Year celebrations.

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Pope Francis sends a message to the General Chapter of the Order of Malta, called to live in fidelity to the new Constitutional Charter.

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A group of Catholic, Muslim, and Protestant leaders welcome new peace talks, and call on all believers to pray for an end to violence in the country.

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Pope Francis receives a delegation of the Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations and thanks members for their witness of peace and for their efforts to pave the way to the common good of all people in war-torn Ukraine.

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Pope Francis sends a video message to Portuguese families who will welcome in their homes the thousands of youths expected at WYD Lisbon 2023, saying their generous hospitality also shows openness to other horizons.

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During his General Audience, Pope Francis continues his cycle of catecheses on apostolic zeal, and tells the faithful that "each day is a time of grace" and "new opportunity" for those who follow Christ.

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Vatican Radio and Vatican News participated in a conference in Podgorica, Montenegro, to encourage debate about the contribution of faith communities in civil society. Father Felipe Herrera-Espaliat called for strengthening trust through transparency and institutional accountability.

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Central European University launches a new initiative in Budapest for Ukrainian students fleeing the war.

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Haiti and its neighbour the Dominican Republic are the key focus points of this meeting, which is has the reduction of gang violence as a particular focus.

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Representatives of various Christian churches and ecclesial communities share their thoughts on the relationship between synodality and ecumenism in the context of the Ecumenical Prayer Vigil that will precede the XVI General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops.

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Pope Francis is set to travel to the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan at the end of the month. Both are countries torn and crippled by violence, division and the festering wounds of colonialism.

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Pope Francis sends a message to participants in the Fifth International Conference for World Balance organized in Cuba under the auspices of UNESCO, reiterating that the current multiple crises facing the world today can only be addressed together in fraternity and solidarity.

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The Dicastery for Promoting Interreligious Dialogue is set to host a conference in Rome on the importance of women building a culture of interreligious encounter, on 25-27 January.

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The Vatican publishes Pope Francis' Message for the 57th World Day of Social Communications, today, 24 January, the Feast of St. Francis De Sales, and observed the Sunday before Pentecost, on the theme “Speak with the heart: Veritatem facientes in caritate” (Doing the truth in charity).

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In the heart of Bangkok, a woman religious inspired by a Buddhist monk is transforming a school into a 0 Waste facility, and at the same time offers jobs to refugees at risk of human trafficking.

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Synod officials and ecumenical representatives from various Churches and ecclesial communities offer details of the Ecumenical Prayer Vigil that will precede the 16th General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops in October.

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Cardinal Kurt Koch, the Prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Christian Unity, reflects on the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, and says Christians need to walk, pray, and work together.

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The incident is the worst such outage in two years.

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During Lunar New Year celebrations in the US state of California, a man shoots ten people in a dance club in Monterey Park, known to have a large Asian community.

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Pope Francis welcomes volunteers of the Italian Charity for the promotion of Literacy in the World (OPAM) and encourages them to continue their commitment to defeating poverty and promoting peace through education.

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In a message to participants in a seminar on Hansen’s disease (or ‘leprosy’) and other neglected tropical diseases, Pope Francis says we must ask ourselves, “Will we bend down to touch and heal the wounds of others?”

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There are plenty of ways you can continue to volunteer your time and efforts to make the world a better place—even from the comfort of your home or inside the warmth of an organization! Check out these eight opportunities to give back during the winter.

Former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited Ukraine on Sunday after the Western NATO military alliance failed to unite on sending tanks to the wartorn nation over the weekend.

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During his Sunday Angelus address on the Sunday of the Word of God, Pope Francis urges the faithful to be amazed by how God speaks to and enlightens us, directly through His Word, and, this Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, prays for unity among Christians, especially as the war wages on in Ukraine.

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Pope Francis offers greetings to those celebrating Lunar New Year following his Sunday Angelus address.

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During his Sunday Angelus address, Pope Francis invites the faithful to leave aside that which holds them back from following the Lord, and to stay with Him.

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At the Mass on Sunday of the Word of God, Pope Francis says the Word of God is for everyone, leading us to conversion, and making us heralds of the Good News of God’s boundless love for all.

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Following his Sunday Angelus address, Pope Francis decries violence in Ukraine, Peru, and Myanmar, where a Catholic church was also destroyed.

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Evangelization campaigns and ecumenical celebrations of the Word have been organised in the Archdiocese of Douala and several other Dioceses of Cameroon. A new development is the growing number of Christians forming and meeting on social networks to pray together.

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Italian psychologist Salvo Noé has interviewed Pope Francis for his book entitled "La paura come dono" ("Fear as a Gift"), to be released in Italian on January 25 by Edizioni San Paolo. The Pope speaks about his thoughts, fears, and feelings during the years of his pontificate, starting with his election in the 2013 conclave.

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Demonstrations intensify in Peru`s Capital, as more protesters arrive from the Andean region demanding the resignation of the President and calling for immediate elections.

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Pope Francis meets with members of Italy's national association for disabled veterans and civil servants. He encourages them to become "a force for peace in society, helping to resolve conflicts peacefully and drawing attention to those least protected." He also warns against all types of violence, even slander.

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During the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, Vatican Media welcomes students from the Institute, headquartered in Geneva and founded in 1946, which Pope Francis visited during the 70th anniversary of the World Council of Churches.

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Pope Francis meets Saturday morning with the president of Ecuador, Guillermo Lasso Mendoza. The president subsequently met with the Cardinal Secretary State and the Secretary for Relations with States and International Organizations.

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Pope Francis meets the Community of Pontifical Urban College for the Propagation of the Faith and encourages students to become authentic and outgoing missionaries of dialogue and fraternity.

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The Metropolitan Archbishops of Myanmar – Cardinal Charles Bo of Yangon, Archbishop Marco Tin Wan of Mandalay, and Archbishop Basilio Athai of Taunggyi – have issued a passionate appeal for peace in the country, insisting that “all of us need to undertake the pilgrimage of peace."

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In a message read at the National Prayer Vigil for Life on Thursday, Pope Francis prays that God “will strengthen the commitment of all… to persevere in their efforts aimed at protecting human life in all its stages."

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Bishop Michael Burbidge, the chairman of the US Bishops’ Committee for Pro-Life Activities, tells Vatican News that despite the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade, there is still work to do: not just changing laws, but transforming minds and hearts.

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