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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Bernie Sanders' pitch for changing the way presidential candidates are chosen appears to have broad public support....
Gallup, N.M., May 30, 2016 / 04:02 pm (Aid to the Church in Need).- Native Americans say a French auction house should return their sacred objects set to go on sale, and they have an ally in Bishop James S. Wall of Gallup, N.M.“My first reaction to this story was one of great sadness. It's tragic that this desire for personal profit from the sale of sacred objects is the ultimate goal,” Bishop Wall said. “These objects are sacred to the pueblo people and they belong to the whole community.”The items come from tribes including the Hopi, Pueblo and Zuni as well as the prehistoric Hohokam tribe.Other objects to be auctioned off include a ceremonial shield of the Acoma Pueblo, whose territory is in the region of the Gallup diocese.“I understand their pain at the potential loss of these items, and I would like to add my voice and support to theirs in urging the sellers and buyers to withdraw these items from auction and return them to the Pueblo people,&...
Vatican City, May 29, 2016 / 06:19 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Millions of children have either been killed, displaced or orphaned as a result of Syria’s ongoing, bloody civil war.Some have witnessed bombings, the death of friends and loved ones, and have been forced to leave their homes and villages, seeking refuge in places where soldiers and gunfire don’t wake them up at night.Hundreds of Syrian children, scarred by five years of civil war, will now be the protagonists in a special June 1 prayer event, which takes place on International Children’s Day and will join together Christians from both Catholic and Orthodox Churches in Syria to pray for peace.Backed by both Catholic and Orthodox leaders in Syria, the event will gather hundreds of children from different denominations, who will lead processions in ravaged cities throughout Syria such as Damascus, Aleppo, Homs, Tartus and Marmarita.In a show of support for these children and all those sufferi...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Donald Trump calls his presidential campaign a mass movement, but he must show he can coax enough support from voters who twice delivered the White House to Barack Obama....
The Catholic Diocese of Kakamega, in Kenya, has embarked on a programme of self-reliance by encouraging the faithful to contribute funds towards projects and the running of diocesan and parish activities.According to the Bishop of Kakamega, Joseph Obanyi, dwindling donor funding is what prompted the Diocese to engage Christians beginning with Small Christian Communities upwards to support the Diocese with contributions.  Speaking at Don Bosco Utume Centre in Nairobi, Bishop Obanyi expressed his appreciation to all those who donated to the fundraising exercise. He said the funds raised would come-in handy for the support of diocesan operations and activities; acquisition of a piece of property and the running of Mukumu farm project where the Diocese is growing tea, coffee and sugar cane. The diocese also rears animals at the farm. In all 15 Million shillings (about US$150 000) was raised during 2015. The Diocese of Kakamega hopes to double the amount raised in 2016. Brief...
In a rare show of solidarity, leaders of various faith communities in Kenya have united and issued a statement on the state of the nation. The statement by the religious leaders comes in the wake of wrangles surrounding the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC).Opposition party supporters last week fought running battles with Police in Nairobi and five other cities. The opposition accuses the IEBC of incompetence, corruption and bias and wants the body to be dissolved.Presidential elections in Kenya are due next year, 2017.Police reaction to the protests was swift. They used water cannon and fired tear gas on the demonstrators.(engafrica@vatiradio.va)Below is the full statement:PRESS STATEMENTFor the love of our country, come and reason togetherPreambleWe the Religious Leaders representing the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB), National Council of Churches of Kenya (NCCK), National Muslim Leaders Forum (NAMLEF), Council of Imams and Preachers of Kenya (C...
Geneva, Switzerland, May 27, 2016 / 12:57 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican has voiced support for global health care goals and has said that Catholic institutions are committed to combating problems like communicable diseases.“The Holy See delegation welcomes the vital emphasis on the dignity of the human person and the strong focus on equity expressed in the pledge that ‘no one will be left behind’,” said Bishop Jean-Marie Mupendawatu.The bishop headed the Holy See’s delegation to the World Health Organization’s World Health Assembly, held in Geneva May 23-28.The assembly reviewed the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which has 17 goals and 169 associated targets. The agenda was adopted by the U.N. Sustainable Development Summit.The agenda’s goals through the year 2030 include ending poverty and hunger while providing universal health care and education, gender equality, clean water and sanitation, energy access, economic growth and ...
(Vatican Radio)The top leader of the European Union, Donald Tusk, has urged the global community to show solidarity towards refugees and says Europe's biggest refugee crisis since World War Two is is a global problem. His remarks came after the Italian navy said at least 5 people died and hundreds of others narrowly escaped drowning after their smugglers’ boat capsized in the southern Mediterranean and Greek police evacuated more refugees from an overcrowded camp near Macedonia. Stefan Bos reports Tusk, the president of the EU's European Council, told reporters at the Group of Seven (G7) summit in Japan that he would seek support and commitment from the seven most developed economies to increasing global assistance for the immediate and long-term needs of refugees.He said he was aware "that because of geography, most of the responsibility regarding the refugee crisis" will be on Europe. "However we would also like the global community to show...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Hispanic voters in Florida, New Mexico and California have waved Mexican flags and bashed Donald Trump piƱatas - clashing with police, at times - to protest the Republican presidential contender's hard line approach to immigration....
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- With a triumphant pile of delegates in hand, Republican Donald Trump on Thursday claimed support from "almost everybody" in his party and turned his attention to his likely Democratic presidential opponent, Hillary Clinton, who is still locked in a divisive primary contest....
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