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Bishops urge Nigerians to embrace social cohesion and good governance.

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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CAFOD welcomes UK Parliament motion for ceasefire in Gaza

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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Archbishop Shevchuk: 'Don't forget Ukraine!'

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 close to families and victims of deadly Valencia fire

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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Israel to send mission to Gaza ceasefire talks in France

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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Haiti: Ramped-up international security force to tackle gang violence

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 Cantalamessa's first Lenten sermon: Jesus is both Word and Sacrament

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

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Knights of Columbus: Ukrainians ‘a nation of heroes’, need our help

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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Andrea Tornielli's 'Life of Jesus' book 'experiences' the Gospel to encounter Christ

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’ tireless prayer for peace for “martyred Ukraine”

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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