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Caritas Australia raises alarm over Horn of Africa hunger crisis

Caritas Australia launches “the Africa Food Crisis Appeal” to provide urgently needed humanitarian aid to countries in the Horn of Africa, including Ethiopia, Somalia and Eritrea.

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Ukrainian Ambassador to Holy See: 'Diversity is part of our identity'

Ukraine’s Ambassador to the Holy See talks about the significance of the visit to the war-torn country of the Vatican Secretary for Relations with States, and says authorities plan to rebuild with the utmost respect for the cultural, religious and ethnic diversities that make up the nation.

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Church welcomes people with disabilities in synodal process

Two Vatican dicasteries hold a listening session on the theme “The Church is your home: The contribution of persons with disabilities to the Synod on Synodality,” in order to give people with disabilities a voice in the synodal process.

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Laudato si’ Week: Global events to highlight concept of integral ecology

Laudato si’ Week, which takes place from the 22-29 May celebrates the seventh anniversary of Pope Francis' encyclical on the care of creation, and focuses on the seven objectives pursued in the Laudato si’ Action Platform.

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Archbishop Gallagher: 'Ukrainians already trying to rebuild better than before'

The Vatican's Secretary for Relations with States, Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, speaks to Vatican News about the "terrifying experience“ of visiting the city of Bucha in Ukraine, the site of alleged Russian war crimes against civilians, and about the determination of the Ukrainian people to rebuild their country better than before.

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Lviv Mayor: Ukrainian families are helping those seeking refuge

As Archbishop Gallagher, the Vatican's Secretary for Relations with States, brings Pope Francis' closeness to people of Ukraine, the Mayor of Lviv explains to Vatican News how his citizens are supporting one another in the western city which has hosted countless refugees since Russia's invasion.

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Archbishop Gallagher: Vatican committed to Ukraine's territorial integrity

Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher expresses Pope Francis’ love for the people of Ukraine and his commitment to peace, while meeting with government officials in the western city of Lviv.

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Pope launches Scholas International, says girls must be educated

Pope Francis takes part in the festive launch of the Scholas Occurrentes International Movement, along with U2 singer Bono Vox, and appeals for girls around the world to receive a good education.

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Archbishop Gallagher: ‘Seeing war in Ukraine on TV is not same as in person’

On the sidelines of his visit to Ukraine, the Vatican Secretary for Relations with States says the war has created “a tremendous humanitarian crisis” and praises the local Church’s efforts to support people in distress.

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Pope meets editors of ten Jesuit magazines

Meeting with editors of 10 various Jesuit publications, Pope Francis spoke about the war in Ukraine, the life of the Church, and the synodal journey.

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