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After two years of war in Ukraine, what still needs to happen for the aggression to stop and for us to get around the table to negotiate a just peace?

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In a wide-ranging interview with Vatican Media, the Apostolic Nuncio to Ukraine, Archbishop Visvaldas Kulbokas, reflects on two years since the full scale invasion of Ukraine by Russia.

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Religious in Haiti are urging for the immediate release of six Brothers of the Sacred Heart and a priest who were kidnapped in Port-au-Prince on Friday, as gang warfare gripping the the Caribbean nation continues.

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In an address to deacons preparing for the priesthood in the diocese of Rome, Pope Francis highlights faithful cooperation, service to the People of God, and the guidance of the Holy Spirit as key aspects of priestly ministry.

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In an address to deacons preparing for the priesthood in the diocese of Rome, Pope Francis highlights faithful cooperation, service to the People of God, and the guidance of the Holy Spirit as key aspects of priestly ministry.

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The Holy See Press Office informed journalists that Pope Francis has cancelled his engagements on Saturday “as a precautionary measure.”

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Since the full scale invasion of Ukraine by Russia exactly two years ago, approximately 2,500 minors from the attacked country have been treated at the Vatican's Bambino Gesu pediatric hospital.

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As more households in Nigeria struggle under a distressing economic situation and rampant insecurity, the country’s Catholic Bishops call on politicians and citizens to shun unhelpful positions that polarize the nation.

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The UK Parliament has passed a Labour Party motion calling for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza. Welcomed by humanitarian agencies, it aims to address catastrophic situations faced by Gaza residents and create the conditions for diplomacy and the release of hostages.

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The Major Archbishop of Kyiv-Halych urges Catholics in Europe and around the world not to forget the ongoing suffering of the people of Ukraine, while expressing gratitude for the support and solidarity offered so far. The Head of the Greek Catholic Church in Ukraine speaks to Vatican media about the longing for peace of the Ukrainian people after two years of war, and the Church’s efforts to offer material and pastoral support to them.

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Pope Francis says he is praying for victims and all those affected by a blaze in two residential towers in the eastern city of Valencia, where four people are confirmed dead and many others are still missing.

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The Israeli Prime Minister has revealed his post-war strategy for Gaza, the first since the Israel-Hamas conflict erupted in October last year.

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Canada, Benin, France and Jamaica have offered support to a U.N.-backed international security force aimed at tackling rampant gang violence in Haiti. The initiative follows a meeting in Brazil co-hosted by the United States.

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Cardinal Raniero Cantalamessa, the Preacher of the Papal Household, delivers his first Lenten homily to the Roman Curia.

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As Russia’s war in Ukraine enters its third year, Patrick Kelly, the Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, praises the heroism of the Ukrainian people and details the humanitarian assistance his organization continues to provide to refugees and people in need.

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This Lent, readers can 'experience' in a new way the Gospels through Andrea Tornielli's latest book 'The Life of Jesus,' featuring Pope Francis' introduction, which was presented in a Loyola Press - organized Lenten webinar with the author and Sr. Bernadette Reis.

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Pope Francis has never tired of lifting his prayers and launching appeals for peace in Ukraine over the past two years as the nation is trapped in the "madness" of war.

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The third edition of a free, online course entitled “Toward a Constitutively Synodal Church” begins on March 2, and seeks to train pastoral workers, religious men and women, and bishops in light of the Synod on synodality.

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Twenty three miners are confirmed dead, but dozens more could have perished in an open pit gold mine collapse in the jungles of central Venezuela.

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Canada’s major Christian churches and ecclesial communities issue “A Canadian Pastoral Letter” urging Christians and all people of good will to join in united prayer and action for peace in Ukraine.

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The four Papal Basilicas and the Dicastery for Communication team up to launch a new minisite to serve as a spiritual and artistic guide to the Basilicas and help the faithful turn “From Tourist to Pilgrim”.

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Following the arrest of Bishop emeritus Christopher Saunders, the President of the Australian Bishops Conference describes the ongoing investigation as “right and proper, and indeed necessary.”

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While war plagues the planet, faith leaders gather and declare shared commitment to peace at the second “Beyond War and Toward Reconciliation: Multi-Religious Peace Roundtables” in Tokyo, organized by Religions for Peace International and Religions for Peace Japan, in partnership with the United Nations Alliance on Civilizations (UNAOC).

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The Vatican announces the theme for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees. Since 1914, the World Day has offered Catholics an opportunity to remember and pray for those displaced by conflict, persecution, and economic difficulties.

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Two years on from Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Vatican Media speaks with Archbishop Mieczysław Mokrzycki, Metropolitan of Lviv of the Latins.

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In an interview with Vatican News, a young woman from Kherson recounts her and many of her compatriots' choice to dedicate themselves to helping soldiers on the front lines in this time of war, and explains that volunteering is a relatively new phenomenon for Ukrainians, developed especially in the last two years.

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As South Sudan prepares for its first-ever national elections in December 2024, significant con¬cerns exist.

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The US Special Advisor on Disability, Sara Minkara, meets with the Vatican Athletics team to discuss disability, inclusion, and the power of sport to transform lives.

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The Holy See Press Office offers an update on the ongoing investigation by the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith into allegations against Fr. Marko Rupnik, the former Jesuit whom several religious sisters have accused of psychological and sexual abuse.

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The Catholic Bishop of Minna Diocese, Martin Igwemezie Uzoukwu, has admonished his fellow Bishops to pay attention to their episcopal motto as a special reference point of prayer.

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In the face of an increase of supporters of Germany’s populist extreme-right AfD party, the local branch of the Catholic Church’s humanitarian organization Caritas launches a social media campaign calling on citizens to #StandUp for democracy and shared values.

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The parish priest of the Holy Family Parish in Gaza City says the situation of the some 600 Christians sheltering in the only Catholic church in the Gaza Strip is worsening as Israeli forces intensify raids ahead of their planned ground invasion of Rafah.

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Ahead of the upcoming International Women's Day observed on8 March, the Vatican Museums and the Pontifical Villas of Castel Gandolfo announce their plans to celebrate women who have greatly impacted history, society, and art, and those who have left their mark at Castel Gandolfo's Pontifical Villas during the Second World War.

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The Vatican’s Dicastery for Evangelization releases “Teach Us To Pray", a guide book on prayer for Christians, as the Church prepares to celebrate the 2025 Jubilee.

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Bishop Pierre-André Dumas of Anse-à-Veau-Miragoâne, Haiti, and vice-president of the Haitian Bishops Conference, who has decried the unabated violence in the Caribbean country, has been injured in an explosion, but is 'stable,' according to the Bishops Conference.

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Fresh attacks by jihadist insurgents in the northern province of Cabo Delgado are forcing priests, nuns and other Church workers to flee to cities already overwhelmed by internally displaced people (IDPs).

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Once again this year, in the weeks leading up to Easter, the Pope's Museums offer special visits that aim to help Christians be permeated by the mystery of the death and resurrection of Jesus.

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The United States has proposed a draft resolution at the UN Security Council calling for a temporary ceasefire in Gaza.

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Three Vatican Cardinals have written a letter to the Bishops of Germany calling on them to cancel a planned vote on a “Synodal Committee” and to postpone further decisions pending talks between the German Bishops’ Conference and the Roman Curia.

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On Sunday, Tanzania’s Cardinal Protase Rugambwa took possession of his titular Church as part of his role as a Cardinal.

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Hundreds of communities in Bolivia are under an extreme weather alert as heavy rains continue to batter the country.

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The Bambino Gesù Hospital, a reference point for paediatric assistance worldwide, was donated to the Vatican 100 years ago on 20 February. We look back at the hospital's history and the paternal relationship the Holy Father has with the Rome institution that is known as "the Pope's Hospital".

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On World Day of Social Justice, the CIDSE Secretary General reminds us that every decision we take and every new policy that is implemented have an impact on the lives and livelihoods of others, and that the crises we face today are interconnected.

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A new investigation details the 'conflict of interest' over powers given to British special forces to deny Afghan soldiers' requests to relocate to the UK. JRS: "a failure to provide help to those who need it."

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Fresh ethnic violence erupts in the South-Pacific nation just over a month after the declaration of the state of emergency in PNG’s capital Port Moresby, following the “Black Wednesday” riots of January 10.

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Antigovernment rallies in Tel Aviv died down after the Hamas attacks in October, but are gaining momentum again with thousands demanding the Prime Minister step down.

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Religious life as we know it today, both contemplative and active, has evolved over two millennia. In this third of four articles, Christine Schenk explores the contribution of prominent 4th century Christian women who founded monasteries, laying the foundation for the life now lived by women religious.

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In the Diocese of Mindelo, Cabo Verde, this year’s Lenten collection will go to victims of the ongoing war between Israel and Hamas, as a gesture of solidarity and participation in their suffering.

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As violence flares up in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the nation’s Catholics are invited to pray at the end of every Mass for peace in areas devastated by armed groups, especially the M23 rebel movement in North Kivu Province.

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There are ways we can challenge ourselves to grow in empathy. If you want to learn more, check out these tips for how to cultivate more empathy for others.