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VIENNA (AP) -- The latest news on the influx of asylum-seekers and other migrants in Europe. All times local:...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Last year wasn't just the Earth's hottest year on record - it left a century of high temperature marks in the dust....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The South and East are bracing for a nor'easter at week's end with the potential for significant snowfall....
IMAGE: CNS photo/Adam Warzawa, EPABy Carol GlatzVATICANCITY (CNS) -- Don't be afraid of acting fairly and compassionately toward thepoor, Pope Francis said in a written message to global business leadersattending the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.Anddo not let the sweeping innovations in robotics, science and technology"lead to the destruction of the human person -- to be replaced by asoulless machine -- or to the transformation of our planet into an empty gardenfor the enjoyment of a chosen few," he said.Thepope's message was read at the meeting Jan. 20 by Cardinal Peter Turkson,president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace. Theannual meeting, held Jan. 20-23, brought together more than 2,500 peoplerepresenting business, government, academia, media and the arts to discusscurrent challenges such as global economics and security, climate change,gender parity and the so-called "fourth industrial revolution," whichrefers to new technologies blending the physic...
IMAGE: CNS/Paul HaringBy Junno Arocho EstevesVATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Catholic, Orthodox and ProtestantChristians are called to work together in order to be a visible sign that God'smercy excludes no one, Pope Francis said during his general audience Jan. 20. The pope reflected on the theme of the annual Week of Prayerfor Christian Unity which wastaken from the first letter of St. Peter and was selected by an ecumenical group from Latvia. TheLutheran cathedral of Riga, Latvia,he noted, contains a 12th-centurybaptismal font that serves as a sign of the common baptism that unitesCatholics, Protestant and Orthodox Christians. "St. Peter's first letter is addressed to the firstgeneration of Christians to make them aware of the gift received throughBaptism and the requirements it entails," the pope said. "We too, inthis week of prayer, are invited to rediscover this and do this together, goingbeyond our divisions."The pope said that although divisions are often caused byselfishness, the co...
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has appealed to the economic leaders of the world not to forget the poor.The Pope’s cry for justice and integral development came in a message to the participants of the annual World Economic Forum taking place in Davos, Switzerland. Present among the over 2,500 participants for the 3-day event are over 1,000 chief executives or company chairs and more than 40 world leaders.   The refugee crisis, climate change and rising interest rates are foreseen to be among the main themes. Listen to Linda Bordoni's report on the Pope’s message:  Your primary challenge – the Pope said to the movers and shakers of global economy today -  is to “seek to help those poorer than yourselves to attain dignified living conditions, particularly through the development of their human, cultural, economic and social potential.”Emphasizing the fact that “we must never allow the culture of prosperity to deaden...
(Vatican Radio) The Office of Papal Charities has offered hospitality for one year, on behalf of Pope Francis, to a homeless Romanian woman who gave birth to a child overnight on the street located in front of St. Peter’s Basilica. The incident happened  in the Piazza Pio XII, located in Italian territory.The woman and her child were admitted to the nearby Santo Spirito hospital immediately after the birth, and are doing well.Archbishop Konrad Krajewski, the Papal Almoner, had known the woman previously, since she is among the homeless who live in the neighborhood around St. Peter’s Basilica, and had made use of the facilities provided to the homeless by Pope Francis.Archbishop Krajewski had also asked her during her pregnancy to make use of the facility for mothers with children run by Blessed Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity.The Archbishop made the new offer of hospitality when he visited the woman in the hospital. The Office of Charities has also g...
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis met with the bishops of Sudan and South Sudan on Wednesday, shortly before his weekly general audience. The bishops are in Rome for a meeting organized by the Vatican’s Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples.During the encounter, the bishops invited the Holy Father to visit South Sudan.“He said: I am ready. I want to. I want to. I want to. But we have to leave everything in the hands of the Lord,” said Archbishop Paulino Lukudu Loro, of the Archdiocese of Juba.Archbishop Loro told Vatican Radio’s 105Live the “issue of peace” is still a priority in both countries, especially South Sudan, “because we are at war.”South Sudan achieved independence from Sudan in 2011, after decades of a civil war which killed over two million people.Despite initial hopes of a peaceful future after independence was achieved, a civil conflict broke out in 2013 between factions in South Sudan. The new civil war has killed...
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Wednesday received a delegation of Muslims who presented him with an invitation to visit the Mosque of Rome.The delegation included the imam Yahya Pallavicini from COREIS (The Islamic Community of Italy) and  Abdellah Redouane, the director of the Islamic Cultural Centre of Italy.After the meeting, the Director of the Holy See Press Office, Father Federico Lombardi, SJ, said Pope Francis “study the invitation, and come to a decision,” but said he “would be cautious about a date.”He added any dates being publicized in the press are “without foundation.”Pope Francis made his first visit to Rome’s synagogue on Sunday. 
 WASHINGTON-Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York called on everyone "concerned about the tragedy of abortion" to recommit to a "vision of life and love, a vision that excludes no one" on January 14. His statement marks the 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion. Cardinal Dolan chairs the Committee on Pro-Life Activities of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops."Most Americans oppose a policy allowing legal abortion for virtually any reason - though many still do not realize that this is what the Supreme Court gave us," wrote Cardinal Dolan. "Most want to protect unborn children at later stages of pregnancy, to regulate or limit the practice of abortion, and to stop the use of taxpayer dollars for the destruction of unborn children. Yet many who support important goals of the pro-life movement do not identify as 'pro-life,' a fact which should lead us to examine how we present our pro-life vision to others.""Even as Americans rema...
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