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Pope Francis gender ideology is the ugliest danger of our time

Addressing participants in the international Symposium "Man-Woman: Image of God.” Pope Francis describes so-called gender ideology as the "ugliest danger" of our time, because it cancels out all differences that make humanity.

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Cardinal Cantalamessa gives second Lenten sermon

Cardinal Raniero Cantalamessa, the Preacher of the Papal Household, delivers his second sermon for Lent 2024 to Roman Curia, reflecting on Jesus as the light of the world.

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Ethical Banks warn that investing in arms fuels war

A three-day Global Alliance for Banking on Values summit, with the participation of about 70 ethical banks from across the world, wraps up in northern Italy with a call to embrace the principles of Ethical Finance for the good of humanity and the planet.

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Holy See: Religious freedom is violated in one third of the world

Addressing the 55th Session of the Human Rights Council the Holy See's Permanent Observer to the United Nations and Other International Organisations in Geneva urges for renewed international efforts to address the ongoing violations of human rights, including freedom of religion.

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Bishops of the Americas aim at more synodal and missionary Church

Bishops from Canada, the United States, Latin America, and the Caribbean hold a three-day summit in the US city of Tampa “to pray and discuss their shared ministry as pastors.”

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Gallagher in Türkiye: Authentic Christian witness required amid Third World War in pieces

While in Türkiye for the Antalya Diplomacy Forum 2024, Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, the Vatican's Secretary for Relations with States and International Organizations, celebrates Mass in Istanbul where he remembers innocents who suffer today, like Christ, and echoes the Pope's appeals for authentic Christian witness amid the Third World War in pieces.

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Pope Francis' liturgical celebrations for Holy Week and Easter

The Holy See Press Office releases the official calendar of Pope Francis' Liturgical Celebrations for March 2024, which includes Holy Week and Easter Sunday celebrations, as well as the Via Crucis at the Colosseum.

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How clearing landmines can save an entire community

The HALO Trust works to clear landmines and other explosive remnants of war left behind by conflicts, as well as to educate communities on how to rebuild their lives in the safest way possible.

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Increased Arctic warming may accelerate climate change

As part of a study on future climate change forecasts, researchers from University College London find that increased warming in the Arctic will be responsible for breaching the Paris Agreement’s 2°C threshold eight years earlier than if the area was warming at the average global rate.

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Pope tells Argentinian judges to let Jesus guide efforts to protect rights

Warning against profound injustices existent in our times, Pope Francis sends video message to the Pan-American Committee of Judges for Social Rights and Franciscan Doctrine in Argentina, and encourages them in their work to protect the rights of the vulnerable and suffering.

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