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Thai youth bring synodality to life with 3-day social 'hackathon'

The Catholic Education Council of Thailand (CECT) and LiCAS gathered students from 12 schools across Thailand in a groundbreaking three-day Youth Social Hackathon at Mater Dei School in Bangkok.

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UN seeks path to unity as Cyprus marks 50 years of division

This week marks the 50th anniversary since a coup aimed at uniting Cyprus with Greece triggered a Turkish invasion that divided the island.

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UK: Archbishop Wilson’s heartwarming Pastoral Message to Catholics of Nigerian heritage

Following a recent visit to Nigeria, Archbishop John Wilson of the Archdiocese of Southwark has written to Catholics from Nigeria and those of Nigerian heritage living in the Archdiocese of Southwark, England.

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Pope appoints new ambassador to Nigeria

Pope Francis appoints the Irish Archbishop Michael Francis Crotty as Apostolic Nuncio to Nigeria.

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Venezuelan bishops urge citizens to vote in crucial presidential elections

As Venezuela heads for crucial elections in just over a week’s time, the Venezuelan bishops release a message urging citizens not to abstain from the polls to help build a better future for the country.

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Rimini Meeting 2024 to promote peace and combat hatred

The new edition of the annual Rimini Meeting, 20 - 25 August in the Italian town on the Adriatic Sea, will be attended by religious personalities from the world of politics and culture, and will be opened by the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, Cardinal Pierbattista Pizzaballa.

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The world’s oldest Marian sanctuary

The Basilica of Saint Mary Major on the Esquiline Hill preserves the relics of the manger of Bethlehem. It is also the place in Rome most visited by Pope Francis: the ancient icon of Our Lady “Salus Populi Romani” – salvation of the people of Rome – is venerated here. Learn more with Vatican Media Editorial Director Andrea Tornielli.

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Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith issues ruling on Our Lady of the Rock

On the basis of the new norms on alleged apparitions, the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith has published its ruling on the spiritual fruits that followed from alleged apparitions to Cosimo Fragomeni in Calabria.

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US Bishops' President discusses rising above divisions after Trump attack

In an interview with Vatican Media, the President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Archbishop Timothy Broglio, calls the assassination attempt of former US President Donald Trump a horrific "call to action," and insists that Americans are to respectfully disagree with one another always out of respect for one another's human dignity.

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Indian bishops meet PM Modi to discuss attacks on Christians

A Church delegation led by Archbishop Andrews Thazhath meets the newly re-elected nationalist Hindu Prime minister to voice the bishops’ concern over increasing anti-Christian violence in the country.

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