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Encountering the living Jesus in the community that celebrates

Every paragraph of Pope Francis' new Apostolic Letter "Desiderio desideravi" is filled with the awareness that liturgy is first and foremost about making space for the Other - the true antidote to any form of inadequate celebration.

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San Antonio Archbishop: Migrant tragedy cannot be allowed to "pass by"

Archbishop Garcia-Siller of San Antonio, Texas, speaks about the tragic loss of lives on Monday, when dozens of migrants were found dead in an abandoned trailer on the side of the road.

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Pope at Mass: Church called to promote a culture of care

At Mass to celebrate the feast of Sts Peter and Paul, Pope Francis blesses the pallia for new Metropolitan Archbishops, and reminds the faithful that the Church is called to “get up quickly” and “fight the good fight.”

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Sri Lanka's prophetic Church on the side of a suffering people

The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka appeals for the intervention of the International Community as the nation defaults on debt for the first time in its history and the people call for political change.

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Official Logo of Jubilee unveiled

The Vatican reveals the official Logo of the upcoming Jubilee Year due to be held in 2025 on the theme 'Pilgrims of Hope' and reflects on some of the Holy Year's early initiatives and plans.

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Nigeria: Prayer commemoration for the Owo Pentecost attack to be held 5 July.

A month after the Owo Pentecost massacre, Bishops of the Ibadan Ecclesiastical Province call for special prayers.

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A new Vatican monthly magazine 'with the poor'

The first edition of the "Osservatore di Strada" is due to be published on 29 June, giving voice to those whose voices are often ignored.

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Talitha Kum, combatting human trafficking in nearly 100 nations

In its 2021 Report, the international Talitha Kum network documents an increase in human trafficking victims, but evidences the religious sisters' network's always greater and more global effort to concretely fight, prevent and bring awareness to the scourge.

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Holy See: Young people are agents of change for sustainable agriculture

The Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, the Permanent Mission of the Holy See to FAO, IFAD and WFP, the Vatican COVID-19 Commission, Economy of Francesco and the Rome Forum of Catholic-Inspired NGOs host a study seminar at FAO in Rome on youth-led action to promote food security and the regeneration of agri-food systems. The Vatican Observer to FAO IFAD and WFP, Archbishop Fernando Chica Arellano, wrapped up the event.

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Pope laments deaths of migrants in Texas and on Spain's border

Pope Francis expresses his condolences to victims of a tragedy in San Antonio, Texas, in which 46 migrants were found dead in an abandoned lorry.

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