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Violence surges in Sudan after collapse of ceasefire deal
Posted on 06/1/2023 07:35 AM ()
At least 19 people were killed and more than 100 wounded in Sudan on Wednesday when rockets hit a market in the capital Khartoum. The violence erupted as truce talks between Sudan’s rival military forces collapsed.
Nominations open for 2024 Zayed Award for Human Fraternity
Posted on 06/1/2023 07:22 AM ()
The Higher Committee of Human Fraternity has opened nominations for the 2024 Zayed Award for Human Fraternity, to recognize those who work to promote human progress and peaceful coexistence.
Poland: Vatican Media stresses need for media that build bridges
Posted on 06/1/2023 07:11 AM ()
There is a need for media that do not divide but build bridges, do not erect barriers, but support dialogue, said Vatican Media representatives Dr. Andrea Tornielli and Dr. Massimiliano Menichetti, who met with the community of the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin on June 1 in Lublin. The meeting with students, including those studying journalism, focused on the use of modern media and technology for communication in the Church.
Gallagher: We have to keep the idea of a peace process alive
Posted on 06/1/2023 06:48 AM ()
In an interview with Italian daily “La Stampa”, the Vatican’s Secretary for Relations with States and International Organizations, Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, discusses the Holy See’s diplomatic efforts for peace in Ukraine, and its mission of fostering good relations between peoples and nations around the world.
Zambia: AMECEA President Charles Kasonde invites the faithful to always embrace love.
Posted on 06/1/2023 06:15 AM ()
Bishop Charles Kasonde of Zambia recently celebrated his thirteenth episcopal anniversary with the Catholic faithful of Solwe in his Diocese.
Groups seek cap on plastic production amid UN talks
Posted on 06/1/2023 04:31 AM ()
A report from the Greenpeace network calls plastics “incompatible with a circular economy” as negotiations are underway for a Global Plastic Treaty.
UN agency concerned over Earth’s melting ice
Posted on 06/1/2023 03:27 AM ()
The United Nations’ weather agency announced that it is making the cryosphere a top priority following increasing global impacts of diminishing sea ice and melting glaciers.
Pope: Entrepreneurs must build business models on culture of encounter
Posted on 06/1/2023 02:06 AM ()
Pope Francis meets with members of the Latin American Business Council, and urges entrepreneurs to look to the Gospel to find hope and direction in their business endeavors.
Pope on African Education Compact: 'We look to Africa with great confidence'
Posted on 06/1/2023 01:42 AM ()
Pope Francis meets with promoters of the African Compact on Education, and praises the initiative for its goal to educate young people by drawing on Christian values and traditional African culture.
Pope, Brazil’s president hold phone call about peace in Ukraine, fight against poverty
Posted on 05/31/2023 10:39 AM ()
Pope Francis speaks by phone with Brazilian President Lula da Silva to discuss their hopes for peace in Ukraine and efforts to combat poverty, with the President inviting the Pope to make a second visit to Brazil.