Catholic Courier

Posted: July 7, 2009

Last Updated: January 17, 2017

World & Nation

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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June 6, 2017
Pence addresses religious freedom at National Catholic Prayer Breakfast
Pence addresses religious freedom at National Catholic Prayer Breakfast

Vice President Mike Pence and other speakers addressed securing religious liberty and protecting the sanctity of human life both in the United States and worldwide, particularly in the Middle East, at the 13th annual National Catholic Prayer Breakfast in Washington June 6.

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June 6, 2017
English archbishop offers prayers for victims of London attack
English archbishop offers prayers for victims of London attack
Archbishop Peter Smith of Southwark, the archdiocese that covers London south of the River Thames, where a terrorist attack June 3 claimed 7 lives and injured 48 people, offered prayers for the victims and survivors.
 
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June 5, 2017
U.S. Catholics join pope in praying for victims of London attacks
U.S. Catholics join pope in praying for victims of London attacks

U.S. Catholics joined Pope Francis and the rest of the world in expressing sorrow for those killed and severely injured in the latest terrorist attacks in London the night of June 3.

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