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Pope Francis in Hiroshima: 'Never again war' Watch

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Pope Francis prayed for peace Sunday at the site of the atomic bomb in Hiroshima, where he called for an end to war and the threat of ... continue reading


Pope to Thai bishops: Stand with the poor, the exploited Watch

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Pope Francis told bishops from Thailand and other countries in Asia Friday to stand with and intercede for their people, especially those ... continue reading



Pope Francis in Thailand: Friendship with Jesus lights your path Watch

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Pope Francis told young people in Thailand Friday that the secret to happiness is to be deeply rooted in faith in Jesus Christ. Bangkok, ... continue reading


Merciful care should affirm the dignity of the sick, pope tells Catholic hospital in Thailand Watch

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The dignity of the human person can be recognized and affirmed through loving medical care to the sick and injured, Pope Francis told the ... continue reading


Catholic Church in India launches website to help widows remarry Watch

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The Catholic Church in Kerala is hoping to help widows in India - who often suffer from social stigmas - through its new matchmaking ... continue reading


China defends detention of Muslims in Xinjiang Watch

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The Chinese government is defending its policy of mass detention and re-education of Muslims in the country's northwest as an appropriate ... continue reading



Pope Francis calls use of nuclear weapons 'immoral' ahead of Japan trip Watch

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In a video message to the country of Japan Nov. 18, Pope Francis said he prays that the power of nuclear weapons will never again be used ... continue reading


Pope's cousin, a Salesian missionary, to join papal entourage in Thailand Watch

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Salesian Sister Ana Rosa Sivori, Pope Francis' second cousin who has been a missionary in Thailand for over 50 years, will be in attendance ... continue reading


Hong Kong protesters arrested at Catholic church Watch

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Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong have continued to escalate into violence, with many apparent incidents of forceful police tactics, ... continue reading


New Zealand to hold referendum on euthanasia, assisted suicide Watch

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The New Zealand Parliament voted in favor of legalizing euthanasia and assisted suicide Wednesday, sending the bill to a referendum next ... continue reading


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