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NEW YORK (AP) -- Bernie Sanders told a roaring crowd of supporters Thursday that his campaign is "just getting started" fighting economic inequality, changing the Democratic Party and bolstering Democrats running for Congress....
London, England, Jun 24, 2016 / 04:26 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After Britain's passing of the historic referendum to withdraw from the European Union, the UK's leading prelate stressed the need to continue working with the international community, and to ensure that the vulnerable in society remain protected.“A great tradition of the United Kingdom is to respect the will of the people, expressed at the ballot box,” said Cardinal Vincent Nichols, archbishop of Westminster in a statement Friday. “Today we set out on a new course that will be demanding on all.”“Our prayer is that all will work in this task with respect and civility, despite deep differences of opinion,” the cardinal continued.“We pray that in this process the most vulnerable will be supported and protected, especially those who are easy targets for unscrupulous employers and human traffickers.”The British withdrawal from the European Union referendum – popularly...
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has departed from Italy for a three-day Apostolic Voyage to Armenia.As the Pope began his journey, he sent the following telegram to Sergio Mattarella, the President of Italy:In the moment in which I undertake my Apostolic Voyage to Armenia in order to draw from the ancient wisdom of that people, to confirm them in the faith, to support every effort along the path of peace and reconciliation, I address to you, Mr President, and to the whole Italian nation my cordial greetings, which I accompany with an encouragement to the entire country to remain on the front line of solidarity, looking to the future with confidence and hope. 
(Vatican Radio) In Britain on Friday, religious leaders called for respect, generosity, courage and humility in the wake of the referendum that showcased a deeply divided nation.  Almost 52 percent of voters chose to leave the European Union in Thursday's ballot, with just over 48 percent voting to remain.Cardinal Vincent Nichols, president of the Catholic bishops conference  of England and Wales, echoed the words of Pope Francis as he spoke of respecting “the will of the people, expressed at the ballot box”. Speaking of the demanding challenges ahead, he said  “Our prayer is that all will work in this task with respect and civility, despite deep differences of opinion. We pray that in this process the most vulnerable will be supported and protected, especially those who are easy targets for unscrupulous employers and human traffickers.The cardinal added: “We pray that our nations will build on our finest traditions of generosity, of welc...
By Cindy WoodenVATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis said he would travel toArmenia June 24-26 topromote closer bonds with the Armenian Orthodox church, honor the Armenianpeople's steadfast faith in the face of tragedy and support them in theirefforts to build a peaceful future.In a video message transmitted June 22 on Armenian television,the pope said he admires the Armenian people but also shares their pain overthe difficult moments of the country's history and its people.In more than 1,700 years as an officially Christian nation,he said, "you have found in the cross of Christ and in your genius thestrength always to rise again even from the sufferings that were among the mostterrible that history recalls." The remarks were an obvious reference towhat is widely known as the Armenian Genocide when 1.5 million Armenians were killedby Ottoman Turks in 1915-18.However, he said, "we must not allow painful memoriesto take possession of our hearts. Even in the face of repeated assaults ofe...
Washington D.C., Jun 23, 2016 / 10:07 am (CNA).- A meeting with Donald Trump in New York City on Tuesday was intended to answer the questions that some Christian leaders have about the presumptive Republican nominee.But after the event, those in attendance had mixed reactions, with some saying it only raised further concerns.“Donald Trump definitely won over the room, but the bigger story to me was why weren’t the big leaders there?” asked Christopher Hale, executive director at Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good, who attended the meeting.“I think it’s important that a lot of the leaders within the Christian community are refusing to support him,” he told CNA, noting the absence of Christian leaders like Dr. Russell Moore, and adding that “I think they have the same concerns I do.”The billionaire-turned-politician has run a presidential campaign brimming with controversy. He has drawn criticism for what many consider inflammator...
Washington D.C., Jun 23, 2016 / 05:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom has a new chairman, and for the first time, the position will be held by a Catholic priest.Jesuit priest Fr. Thomas Reese was first appointed to a two-year term as a member of the commission by President Barack Obama in 2014, and re-appointed in 2016.Now he will take over as the chair of the organization, an independent, bipartisan commission that monitors and reviews religious freedom violations around the world, and makes policy recommendations to the Secretary of State, Congress and the president.“I am honored to serve as USCIRF's Chair and work with my fellow Commissioners in support of freedom of religion or belief,” said Fr. Reese in a statement.“World events underscore the importance of this fundamental right:  A key factor in many of the United States' foreign policy challenges, religious freedom is under serious and sustained attac...
LONDON (AP) -- Campaigners on both sides of the crucial vote on whether or not Britain should remain in the European Union crisscrossed the country Wednesday, their last day to win support from the undecided....
LONDON (AP) -- Campaigners on both sides of the crucial vote over whether Britain should remain in the European Union crisscrossed the country Wednesday, their last day to win support from the undecided....
(Vatican Radio) Among the many thousands of pilgrims and visitors at Pope Francis’ general audience on Wednesday was a group of young students from The Unity of Faiths Foundation football club, or TUFF FC as it’s known.Started in London as a way  of bringing together people of many different religious, ethnic and social backgrounds, the foundation began by organizing music festivals with the support of local community leaders. Following on from those successful events, the foundation developed education programmes for schools and then set up the football team as a way of offering kids from underprivileged backgrounds an alternative to the gang culture that many  of them are lured into.British Prime Minister David Cameron and U.S. President Barack Obama have already endorsed  the project and, knowing the Pope’s passion for football, the group came to the Vatican this week to seek his blessing too.Accompanying the kids was one of The Unity of Faiths ...
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