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Mother Teresa’s global impact at center of UN exhibit

New York City, N.Y., Aug 28, 2016 / 06:05 pm (CNA).- Mother Teresa’s tireless work for the poor and her relevance for global affairs will be featured at the United Nations, whose New York headquarters will host several events on her life as an unprecedented tribute to […]

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What does servant leadership look like on a global scale?

Baltimore, Md., Aug 25, 2015 / 02:14 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- For Catholic Relief Services' president Dr. Carolyn Woo, the way to lead others is to humbly admit when you don’t know something. “You need to accept the fact that there are a lot of things you don’t […]

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A global problem: Anti-Christian harassment around the world

Washington D.C., Mar 3, 2015 / 05:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Christian groups lead the world in a sobering statistic: they suffer harassment in more countries than any other religious group. “The world’s two largest religious groups, Christians and Muslims, continued to be harassed in the most countries, […]

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Vatican gives global communications group official stamp of approval

Vatican City, Oct 25, 2014 / 06:42 pm (CNA).- In a rare move, the Vatican has officially recognized the public communications organization SIGNIS as a Catholic association, which, according to a Vatican official, happens less than once a year. “SIGNIS is called to form lay Catholics who […]

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Beatification of Opus Dei head sparks call for global generosity

Beatification of Opus Dei head sparks call for global generosity

Rome, Italy, Sep 26, 2014 / 01:13 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- To mark the impending beatification of Alvaro del Portillo, who led Opus Dei from 1975 to 1994, those attending the celebration are being invited to contribute to initiatives aimed at bringing aid and support to the people […]

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On 30th anniversary, Project Rachel looks to a global future

On 30th anniversary, Project Rachel looks to a global future

Milwaukee, Wis., Sep 26, 2014 / 04:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After 30 years of providing post-abortion healing and support across the United States, Project Rachel is hoping to take its ministry abroad. “The aftermath of abortion is a universal phenomenon,” founder Vicki Thorn said in a recent […]

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Meeting of Families document offers global perspective

Meeting of Families document offers global perspective

Rome, Italy, Sep 16, 2014 / 04:31 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The preparatory catechesis document for the 2015 World Meeting of Families is a “wonderful” work that addresses Catholic family issues from a global context, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia said. “It covers all the basic issues […]

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Global organization of religions proposed to counter terrorism

Global organization of religions proposed to counter terrorism

Vatican City, Sep 9, 2014 / 01:14 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a recent meeting with Pope Francis, former Israeli president Shimon Peres suggested forming an “Organization of United Relations” to counter those who use religion for terroristic aims. Peres, who stepped down as president of Israel in […]

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Caritas launches powerful animated short to fight global hunger

Caritas launches powerful animated short to fight global hunger

Rome, Italy, Sep 3, 2014 / 05:26 am (CNA).- Global Catholic relief agency Caritas Internationalis has launched a new video aimed at promoting awareness about the need to help one another in the fight against worldwide hunger. Released Sept. 1, the film is part of Caritas' “One […]

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Aid group blasts global apathy to early Ebola outbreak

Aid group blasts global apathy to early Ebola outbreak

Washington D.C., Aug 11, 2014 / 09:45 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Warning that the international community neglected the initial outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, a relief agency testified before Congress about the need to take the disease seriously in order to contain it. “(T)he international response to […]

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