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The UN Secretary General and anti-nuclear movements welcome the first-ever treaty to ban nuclear weapons, which enters into force Friday.

#PopeFrancis approves the promulgation of decrees concerning eight causes of sainthood, including Servant of God Jérôme Lejeune, first president of the Pontifical Academy for Life and researcher on Down Syndrome.

#Gospel of the Day (St Mark 3:13-19) He appointed Twelve, whom He also named Apostles, that they might be with Him and He might send them forth to preach and to have authority to drive out demons.

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The Tribunal of the Vatican City State convicts Angelo Caloia, former head of the Insitute of Works for Religion (IOR), on charges of embezzlement and money laundering.

In a preface to Mariapia Bonanate's book "Io sono Joy" (I am Joy), #PopeFrancis  retraces the intense testimony of a Nigerian girl who lands in Italy after a dramatic journey of hope. 

Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich urges respect for the right to freedom of religion, as Danish lawmakers prepare to discuss a draft law requiring sermons and homilies to be provided in the national language.

January 22 marks the anniversary of the Swiss Guards, founded under Pope Julius II. This year the Guards celebrate 515 years.

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#PopeFrancis delivers an extraordinary blessing “To the City and to the World” to pray for an end to the Covid-19#coronavirus  pandemic, and reflects on Jesus’ words to His disciples: “Why are you afraid? Have you no faith?”

Following a government crackdown on national protests, Zimbabwe's Catholic Bishops criticize the constant unleashing of the police and military on the people.

As the sun set on Holy Saturday, a symbol of our Easter hope in the Resurrection appeared over St. Peter’s Basilica. (Photo credit: Mary Shovlain)

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Dear Friends, I just launched Praised be our Lord Jesus Christ! With my prayers and blessings, Benedictus XVI

“Lord, do not leave us at the mercy of the storm. We know that You care for us.” - #PopeFrancis  #coronavirus 

The death of seminarian Michael Nnadi has laid bare some of the fault lines beneath the surface of Nigerian society, according to Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, of the Diocese of Sokoto.

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