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September 16, 2020
September 16, 2020
Fratelli tutti, on fraternity and social friendship, will be issued at noon Rome time on the Feast of St Francis of Assisi
September 16, 2020
A personal visit from a priest can give strength to those whose lives have been turned upside down by the trauma and devastation of the Beirut port blasts.
September 16, 2020
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Italian Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri as secretary-general of the Synod of Bishops and appointed Maltese Bishop Mario Grech in his place
September 16, 2020
Pope Francis led a moment of silent prayer for Fr Roberto Malgesini, a 51-year-old priest who was stabbed to death in Como, Italy
September 16, 2020
They also asked voters to consider the impacts of cannabis on the "young and vulnerable" when voting in the parallel referendum on cannabis legalisation
September 16, 2020
This month marks the 10th ann­ivers­ary of Pope Benedict XVI’s historic visit to the United Kingdom.
September 16, 2020
A Vatican representative has said that the inclusion of a reference to “reproductive rights” in a United Nations resolution on combating the coronavirus is “deeply concerning and divisive.”
September 16, 2020
The Pontifical Academy for Life will launch a new joint project looking at ethical ways artificial intelligence can be used to guarantee food security.
September 16, 2020
The Jesuit-run Central American University in El Salvador welcomed the verdict of a Spanish court, which convicted a former Salvadoran colonel for the murder of five Jesuit priests in 1989. The verdict was “an extraordinary service to the truth” from a conflict in which many atrocities have gone unpunished, the university statement said. It expressed some sadness,
September 16, 2020
Bishops in Malta warned that two new bills meant to protect people's rights would instead threaten personal freedoms