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Archbishop Welby & Rev. Greenshields send apologies to South Sudan

Archbishop Justin Welby and Rev. Dr. Iain Greenshields send video messages to the people of South Sudan to offer their apologies for postponing their joint visit with Pope Francis.

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EU Bishops: 'No such thing as a right to abortion'

As the European Parliament prepares to discuss a second resolution reaffirming its support to the US 1973 ruling Roe v. Wade, which was recently overturned, the Catholic Bishops of the EU insist that abortion is not a fundamental human right.

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Pope to DRC & South Sudan: ‘Never give up hope!’

Pope Francis sends a video message to the people of the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan to apologize profusely for not being able to visit at the moment and to encourage their hope in God.

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South Sudan: Giving birth safely in Yirol hospital

The Aluakluak hospital in South Sudan's Lakes State was renovated by Doctors with Africa CUAMM, and can respond well to obstetric emergencies in the region.

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Government comes to agreement with indigenous leaders in Ecuador

After more than two weeks of trouble and strife in Ecuador, the Minister of Government and the indigenous leader of the protest movement have shaken hands, sealing a breakthrough agreement aimed at a more equitable economic approach, signalling a path forward.

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Holy See sells building in Sloane Avenue, London

The Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See publishes the following press release regarding the sale of the property in 60 Sloane Avenue in London

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Bishop of Rumbek: South Sudan awaits Cardinal Parolin

The Bishop of Rumbek looks ahead to the Secretary of State's upcoming visit to the country that is struggling to implement a peace process.

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Cardinal Parolin honored to be sent by Pope to the DRC, South Sudan

The Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin leaves for Africa on Friday to represent Pope Francis who is unable to make an Apostolic Journey previously scheduled for early July. The Cardinal notes that as soon as conditions permit, the Pope himself will make the trip to visit them.

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Nicaragua. Government orders Missionaries of Charity to shut down

According to the Nicaraguan authorities the Missionarie of Mother Teresa of Calcutta operating in the Central American country have failed to comply with their obligations. The decision comes amidst ongoing tensions between the Sandinista government and the Catholic Church.

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Zayed Human Fraternity Award: How to nominate for 2023 edition

Nominations are now open for the 2023 Zayed Human Fraternity Award. The Award came to fruition following Pope Francis' landmark Apostolic Visit to the United Arab Emirates in 2019, where he signed a groundbreaking document on promoting human fraternity with the Grand Imam of Al Azhar, Ahmad Al-Tayyeb.

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