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Pope sends condolences to victims of Papua New Guinea landslide

Pope Francis conveys his deep sorrow and prayers for the victims of the recent landslide in Papua New Guinea, which has left thousands feared buried.

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Pope to Buddhists: 'Let’s work together for a more inclusive world'

Pope Francis receives a delegation of Buddhist monks from the Wat Phra Cetuphon temple (also known as the Wat Pho) of Bangkok, one of the most important Buddhist temples in Thailand, and encourages them to continue fostering dialogue and cooperation for a better world.

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Pope Francis, UNICEF's Catherine Russell commit to protect vulnerable children

Amid the World Children's Day events, Pope Francis and Catherine Russell, the Executive Director of UNICEF, meet and reflect together on protecting children who suffer most from conflicts and disasters worldwide.

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A minister finds Christ in "the least of these" on death row

In an interview with Vatican News, death row prison chaplain and author, the Rev. Joseph B. Ingle, reflects on his pastoral work and advocacy and talks about the time he was part of an effort to gain pardon for Robert Sullivan, a death row inmate in the 1980s, that involved Pope John Paul II who personally pleaded for clemency to save Sullivan's life.

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Roberto Benigni at World Children’s Day: ‘Open your eyes and dream'

Speaking after Mass in St Peter’s Square for World Children’s Day, the Italian comic says that the Sermon on the Mount is "the only sensible thing I've ever heard in my life."

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Pope at Mass with children: 'The Holy Spirit accompanies us in life'

At a Mass in St Peter’s Square for the first World Children’s Day, Pope Francis says that "God created us, Jesus saved us, and the Holy Spirit accompanies us throughout our life."

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Pope celebrates peace with children gathered in Rome for first WCD

Pope Francis asks children gathered in Rome’s stadium for the first World Children's Day (WCD) to pray for their peers who are suffering from war and injustice and encourages them to continue dreaming for a better future.

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UN court orders Israel to stop assault on Rafah

The International Court of Justice has ordered Israel to stop its military onslaught in Rafah, with immediate effect.

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Ukraine Evacuating Children As Russian Forces Approach Kharkiv

As Pope Francis met with Ukrainian children, authorities announced the mandatory evacuation of orphans and children without parents from the hard-hit area around Ukraine's second-largest city of Kharkiv. Ukraine has appealed for more Western weapons as it struggles to halt a new Russian military offensive.

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Pope to military gathered in Lourdes: 'Be sentinels of peace'

Pope Francis addresses a message to participants in 64th International Military Pilgrimage at the French Marian shrine of Lourdes, and encourages them to bear witness to the Gospel among their comrades.

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