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Venezuelan cardinal calls for transparent elections to resolve crisis

Caracas, Venezuela, Jan 4, 2018 / 05:19 pm (ACI Prensa).- In his New Year’s message, the Archbishop of Caracas encouraged transparent elections the results of which the citizenry could trust, in order to alleviate the grave crisis affecting the country. “The year 2017 was very tragic for […]

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New petition calls for pro-life support against nuclear warfare

Washington D.C., Aug 17, 2017 / 08:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As political tensions increase between the United States and North Korea, one pro-life group began a petition urging nuclear disarmament around the world. Rehumanize International is asking pro-life advocates to join them in the fight against nuclear […]

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Pope Francis calls it – discrimination against the disabled is ‘ugly’

Vatican City, Jun 11, 2016 / 11:56 am (CNA/EWTN News).- No single person is more valuable than another, especially when it comes to those with disabilities, Pope Francis said on Saturday,, insisting that these people have a unique richness, and that discriminating against them is “one of […]

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Families take in refugees as Pope calls on Europe’s churches to open their doors

Rome, Italy, Sep 7, 2015 / 03:25 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- With many European families already opening their homes to refugees, the current head of the Jesuit's refugee agency says Pope Francis' appeal for parishes to open their doors offers a practical way of combating what is otherwise […]

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Kenyan bishop laments terrorism, calls for unity

Nairobi, Kenya, Apr 13, 2015 / 10:48 am (Aid to the Church in Need).- In the wake of the recent massacre of 148 people – mainly Christians – at a university in the Kenyan city of Garissa, Cardinal John Njue, the Roman Catholic archbishop of the capital […]

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Enough talk about talking – Iraqi priest calls for action on ISIS

Rome, Italy, Feb 12, 2015 / 04:23 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- An Iraqi priest currently living in Rome said that those living the nightmare of ISIS are tired of hearing talk about dialogue and human rights, and are ready to see concrete action on the part of political […]

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Muslims respond to Chapel Hill shootings with prayer, calls for peace

Washington D.C., Feb 13, 2015 / 05:50 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Muslims gathered in front of the White House to pray for the victims of the Chapel Hill shooting on Friday, emphasizing a message of peace and love in response to the killing.   “We thought it would […]

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Leading Iraqi Christian calls on Muslims to confront ‘culture of hatred’

Baghdad, Iraq, Jan 23, 2015 / 02:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Chaldean Patriarch of Babylon has encouraged Iraqi Muslims to confront violent extremists, stressing the need to return to peaceful coexistence despite present threats in the country. “At this point, there is no other future for us […]

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Sydney archbishop calls for prayers amid hostage crisis

Sydney, Australia, Dec 15, 2014 / 08:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The archbishop of Sydney has called for prayers after several people were taken hostage in the Australian city, reminding citizens to not turn on one another or “undermine our sense of security.” “My thoughts and prayers – […]

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Vatican calls online harassment ‘violence,’ ups efforts to fight it

Vatican City, Dec 11, 2014 / 02:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Holy See joined efforts with other Catholic organizations in order to raise awareness of the increasing trend of Internet threats, which is one among many current forms of violence against youth. “The Pontifical Council of Justice […]

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