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28 May 2015 Vatican No comments

Beware of 'white-gloved' terrorism, Pope tells Middle East nuns

One day after canonizing the first two Palestinian saints since the early days of Christianity, Pope Francis met with a group of sisters from the Holy Land – ur…

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03 Oct 2016 Articles No comments

How Bob Dylan led me to Jesus

'Saved' is an album slammed by the critics and yet it had a profound effect on me ‘God may speak to us through Russian Communism, through a flute concerto, thr…

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23 Jul 2015 Q&A No comments

If I'm not praying a novena exactly as prescribed to obtain an answer, must I start over?

Full Question I am currently praying the novena to St. Thérèse of Lisieux in hopes that she will give me a rose in answer to my question. I've discovered that …

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21 Sep 2015 News Vatican Comments (1)

Pope deeply moved by plight of Vatican-housed refugee family

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18 Sep 2014 USA No comments

Cardinal O'Malley 'Community and Solidarity' Are Antidote to Threats Against Life

n a statement to mark Respect Life Month, October 2014, Cardinal Sean O’Malley, archbishop of Boston, called for “community and solidarity” as an antidote to th…

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01 Oct 2015 News USA No comments

Here's what Archbishop Kurtz thought about Pope Francis' visit

For Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville, hearing the words of Pope Francis is like being taken back in time to when he first experienced his “original call” t…

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14 Sep 2015 Europe News No comments

Brief papal message to European bishops

Pope Francis has sent a brief message to the participants in the annual meeting of the Council of European Episcopal Conferences (CCEE), which is taking place i…

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30 Sep 2016 News Comments (1)

Why won't Obama say the phrase 'radical Islamic terrorist?'

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02 Dec 2014 Q&A Comments (11)

How can you take Jesus' words about being "born of water and the Spirit" literally?

Full Question Jesus says in John 3:3–5 that only those "born of water and Spirit" can enter the kingdom. How can you claim this refers to literal water bap…

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WHO warns against the spread of Zika Virus in America

The World Health Organisation (WHO) warns that the mosquito-borne Zika virus which cause brain damages in infant children is fast spreading throughout the American countries, except for Canada and Chile. The Virus according to research is known to be very dominant is various parts of Brazil. Since May 2015 the Virus has spread to around twenty-one (21) countries including Hawaii.

The Brazilian Ministry of Health had last November confirmed that the virus was linked to a foetal deformation known as microcephaly, in which infants are born with smaller-than-usual brains. And so far Brazil has reported 3,893 suspected cases of microcephaly.

A Pan American Health Organization member, Dr Marcos Espinal advise the government of affected countries to take control measures towards eliminating the deadly virus.

The WHO is advising pregnant women planning to travel to areas where Zika is present to consult a healthcare beforehand.


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