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UN negotiations on plastics spark hope, deep division among nations

The second round of negotiations for the first international treaty to end plastic pollution ends with a spark of hope but is marred by division among member states.

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Educating poor children and young people from broken families

Sister Agustiniada Ouano, Filipina councilor for mission-apostolate, invites people to embrace Catholic faith and educate poor children, especially those children who came from broken families and the ones affected by drugs, to deepen their spiritual faith and lead them towards Christ.

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Over 700 million children face ‘double risk’ of poverty & climate crisis

A third of the world’s child population faces the double risk of poverty and climate hazards, says Save the Children on World Environment Day.

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Pope Francis says quest for the common good is paramount

Addressing members of the Centesimus Annus Pro Pontefice Foundation on the occasion of its 30th anniversary, Pope Francis highlights the need to put “community” at the heart of all socio-economic development.

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Pope: We have responsibility before God to protect Common Home

Pope Francis says that we have a responsibility before God to protect the earth, under constant attack from devastating effects of climate change, which requires a concrete response by all, as he addressed organizers of and participants in the Green&Blue Festival, coinciding with World Environment Day.

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Archbishop Gallagher in Mongolia

The Vatican Secretary for Relations with States and International Organisations is in Mongolia for a 3-day visit ending on 6 June.

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Cardinal Zuppi in Ukraine, exploring "ways to achieve a just peace"

Cardinal Zuppi heads to Ukraine, tasked by Pope Francis with “listening in depth to the Ukrainian authorities about possible ways to achieve a just peace.”

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Kyiv: 'Toddler killed in deliberate Russian strike on Ukrainian city'

Ukraine says a toddler has been killed and 22 injured after a Russian air strike in a residential area of the Ukrainian central city of Dnipro. But there were growing indications Sunday that the war in Ukraine was further escalating beyond its borders, with Russian authorities accusing Kyiv of attacking targets inside Russian territory.

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Early investigations into a deadly rail crash in India

Early investigations into a deadly rail crash in India suggest a signalling error may have been to blame for the disaster.

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Pope Francis discusses faith, world issues on Italian TV

Pope Francis appears on a weekly religious programme of the RAI, Italy’s public broadcaster, which was recorded on 27 May and broadcast a week later. The Pope offered his thoughts on world challenges and social issues, encouraging all to pray and find strength in their faith.

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