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Day: September 18, 2014

Pope at Santa Marta: The courage to admit we are sinners

(Vatican Radio) Having the courage to acknowledge that we are sinners enables us to receive Christ’s caress, His forgiveness, said Pope Francis Thursday morning during Mass at Santa Marta. The day’s liturgy presents the Gospel of the sinful woman who washes Jesus’ feet with her tears and anoints them with perfume drying them with her…
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Holy See calls for defense of Indigenous Peoples

(Vatican Radio) The Holy See Delegation at the United Nations offices in Geneva on Wednesday said every attempt to marginalize indigenous peoples must be eliminated. Archbishop Silvano M. Tomasi, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UN and Other International Organizations in Geneva, was addressing the 27th Session of the Human Rights Council. “This means,…
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Pope Francis meets with Jewish leaders to mark Rosh Hashana

(Vatican Radio)  Pope Francis on Wednesday afternoon met with  delegation of 40 world Jewish leaders at the Casa Santa Marta.  The gathering was in honor of Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year.  Among those attending the event were World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder, Latin American Jewish Congress President Jack Terpins, WJC Treasurer Chella…
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