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Day: September 15, 2014

Card Maradiaga: we confront the greatest crisis since WWII

(Vatican Radio) Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga opened a High Level Caritas meeting for the crises in the Middle East with an impassioned call for peace. Speaking on Monday at the start of the Rome meeting scheduled to run from 15 to 17 September, Cardinal Maradiaga, President of Caritas Internationalis, spoke of the tragedy of millions…
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Card Turkson on Impact Investing for the public good

(Vatican Radio) A conference on Social Finance takes place in Rome, Monday, focusing on Impact Investing for the poor. Cardinal Peter Turkson, President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace  – who is in Poland to participate in another meeting – has sent a message to participants of the event organized by the Human…
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Pope at Santa Marta: Learning from Our Lady of Sorrows

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis marked the Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows during Monday morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta, with a reflection on how Mary learned, obeyed and suffered at the foot of the Cross. The Holy Father said that in the liturgy of the day first we are shown the glorious Cross, then…
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Pope appoints Msgr. Marcus Stock to diocese of Leeds UK

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has appointed the secretary general of the Bishops Conference for England and Wales, Monsignor Marcus Stock, Bishop of the diocese of Leeds, UK. The diocese of Leeds has been without a bishop since its last pastor, Archbishop Arthur Roche, was appointed Secretary of the Vatican Congregation for Divine Worship and Discipline…
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