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Pope, Italian president talk migrants, environment, jobs
June 12, 2017

Generosity, hard work, solidarity and a recognition of the dignity of the human person are essential for facing the major challenges posed by natural disasters, a large influx of migrants and a crisis in creating jobs, especially for young people, Pope Francis told Italian President Sergio Mattarella.

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Vatican: Failure to protect child migrants an insult to human dignity
June 12, 2017

Too often, national and international policies leave migrant children at the mercy of traffickers and sexual predators and are signs of a widespread failure to protect the innocent, a Vatican official said.

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Pope tells Nigerian priests accept bishop or be suspended
June 12, 2017

Pope Francis is giving priests belonging to the Diocese of Ahiara, Nigeria, 30 days to write a letter promising obedience to him and accepting the bishop appointed for their diocese or they will be suspended.

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House OKs bill to aid genocide victims
House OKs bill to aid genocide victims
June 7, 2017

The co-authors of a House bill that will provide humanitarian aid to Christians and other religious groups suffering at the hands of Islamic State militants praised the June 6 House passage of the measure and urged the Senate to quickly act on it.

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Canadian Catholic killed in London Bridge attack inspires charitable gifts
Canadian Catholic killed in London Bridge attack inspires charitable gifts
June 7, 2017

The death of a young Canadian Catholic woman during the London Bridge attack has inspired people to help save lives in their own community.

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Hundreds mourn man killed protecting fellow passengers
Hundreds mourn man killed protecting fellow passengers
June 6, 2017

The morning after police in Portland arrested 14 demonstrators at dueling political protests, about 800 worshippers turned out in a unified show of support for a man whose heroic act transcended division.

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