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Religions for Peace Norway urges gvt to sign Treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons

Religions for Peace call on the Norwegian Government to sign the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.

Caravan of migrants halted on Guatemala border

The latest caravan of migrants originating in Honduras, is facing a markedly different response from the authorities of neighboring Guatemala and Mexico.

Halki Summit IV: Focus on Covid-19 and Climate Change

“Halki Summit IV” takes place in a virtual format on the theme: “COVID-19 and Climate Change”.

Time to heal wounds in the United States

Only a few hours remain before the swearing-in ceremony in Washington, D.C. of the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden, whose presidency, after the contested elections by Donald Trump and the dramatic assault on Capitol Hill, has the task of mending the rifts in the social fabric of America.

Pope Francis urges Venezuelan clergy to unite love and service

In a video message, Pope Francis encourages Bishops and priests of Venezuela in their pastoral ministry of service to God's people amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity – Biblical reflections Day 2

We bring you the second in a series of Biblical reflections for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, which has been jointly prepared by the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity and the Commission on Faith and Order of the World Council of Churches.

Migrants rescued off Greek island of Lesbos

The Greek coast guard on Tuesday rescues 24 people and recovers the body of one man from waters near the southern part of the Greek island of Lesbos.

Nigerian Catholic priest killed after abduction

Fr. John Gbakaan’s lifeless body was discovered on Saturday, a day after armed men kidnapped him.

Philippine Bishops call for investigation into killings of indigenous leaders

The Bishops of the Philippines voice calls for an independent investigation into the recent killing of nine indigenous leaders, whom the government accused of resisting arrest.

Vatican rescinds extradition request for Cecilia Marogna

Accused of embezzlement committed in conspiracy with others, Cecilia Marogna will be able to participate in her Vatican trial free from a precautionary measure.