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Afghanistan
October 13, 2021
Anna Somers Cocks on the plight of those left behind in Afghanistan, the apps offering a window on that country, and the challenges of her Italian garden
September 07, 2021
Vatican City, Sep 7, 2021 / 03:10 am Pope Francis met with recent arrivals from Afghanistan on Monday evening after a documentary about his life and teaching was screened at the Vatican.  The Holy See press office said that the pope arrived in the atrium of the Paul VI Audience Hall on Sept. 6 at
August 24, 2021
One of the leading relief operations that is providing assistance to Afghans and others desperate to flee the country is led by a Catholic, Timothy Keegan, who is also CEO and Founder of The Coalition of Hope Foundation (COH) and also works in the financial sector. Keegan established COH to provide Humanitarian Assistance & Disaster Relief
August 23, 2021
Claims on the internet that the Taliban have slaughtered more than 200 Christians in Afghanistan were quickly dismissed as “fake news” which has been circulating for more than four years. There are scarcely any Christians in the country. Following the US-led invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, Pope St John Paul II established a Missio sui
August 20, 2021
Catholics should pray for the people of Afghanistan in the confidence that Jesus Christ will never abandon them, a bishop has said. Bishop Declan Lang, chairman of the Department of International Affairs of the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, issued a statement as the Taliban regained control of Kabul, the capital, immediately following the
July 29, 2021
Unusually for me, I had a weekend of sport. The heights of a victory at Lord’s followed by the defeat at Wembley were enough to test the faith. It will be a while before going to Rome is seen more positively than at the time of Cromwell.  The weekend also demonstrated the simplistic fallacy of
April 20, 2016
Increasing numbers of Muslim refugees are seeking reception into the Church.
April 18, 2016
Pope Francis, Patriarch Bartholomew and Archbishop Ieronymos signed a joint declaration insisting the world 'cannot ignore colossal humanitarian crisis'
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