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  1. Bishops Call Faithful to Prayer and Fasting for Marriage and the Family

    Bishops Call Faithful to Prayer and Fasting for Marriage and the Family 29 Sep 2016 | The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference has announced that October will be a Month of Prayer and Fasting for Marriage and Families.

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  2. Royal Commission hearings return to Sydney

    Royal Commission hearings return to Sydney 29 Sep 2016 | The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse sat in Sydney again in recent weeks, with a public hearing into the case of former...

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  3. Pope appoints ACU Vice-Chancellor to Congregation for Catholic Education

    Pope appoints ACU Vice-Chancellor to Congregation for Catholic Education 27 Sep 2016 | Pope Francis has appointed Australian Catholic University (ACU) Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Greg Craven as a Consultor to the Holy See's...

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  4. Pope to Journalists: Your Profession Cannot Become "A Weapon of Destruction"

    Pope to Journalists: Your Profession Cannot Become 'A Weapon of Destruction' 22 Sep 2016 | The pope asked journalists to prevent their work from becoming "a weapon of destruction of people and nations."

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  5. Bishops' School in Rome - New Auxiliary Bishops of Sydney Meet Pope Francis

    Bishops' School in Rome - New Auxiliary Bishops of Sydney Meet Pope Francis 22 Sep 2016 | Recently ordained Bishop Richard Umbers and Bishop Anthony Randazzo were attending a Course of Formation for New Bishops in Rome from 10-18 September...

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  6. Yazidi Woman Who Escaped ISIS Slavery Named UNODC Goodwill Ambassador

    Yazidi Woman Who Escaped ISIS Slavery Named UNODC Goodwill Ambassador 21 Sep 2016 | Nadia Murad Basee Taha is a 23-year-old Yazidi woman whose life forever changed on the harrowing night of August 3, 2014.

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Benedict XVI Talks About the Struggles in His Pontificate in a New Book

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, at 89 years of age, broke his silence in this long-form interview with the journalist Peter Seewald, a long time collaborator with whom he has written three other books. The book is available in English, German, and Italian, and it is titled "Last Testament."

Vatican News

  1. The Pizza Party Pope Francis Organized for 1,500 Poor People in the Vatican was a Hit!

    The Pizza Party Pope Francis Organized for 1,500 Poor People in the Vatican was a Hit! Dispute being 79-years-old, Pope Francis shows no sign of slowing down. After braving the intense Roman heat during the canonization ceremony that lasted for more than two hours in Saint Peter's, he still had one more activity on his already busy agenda for that day.

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  2. Rome has Hosted 13 Million Pilgrims During the Jubilee of Mercy so far

    Rome has Hosted 13 Million Pilgrims During the Jubilee of Mercy so far An estimated 13 million pilgrims have participated in the Jubilee of Mercy, since Pope Francis inaugurated the Holy Year on December 8, 2015.

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  3. Benedict XVI to Pope Francis: Your Goodness is My Home and the Place where I Feel Safe

    Benedict XVI to Pope Francis: Your Goodness is My Home and the Place where I Feel Safe The Clementine Hall of the Vatican hosted a very special celebration ... that began with this embrace.

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  4. Priests on Their Vocation After the Jubilee of Priests and Seminarians with Pope Francis

    Priests on Their Vocation After the Jubilee of Priests and Seminarians with Pope Francis More than 6,000 young men were participants in the Jubilee for priests and seminarians.

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  5. Pope to Pontifical Mission Societies: We must Grow in Evangelizing Passion

    Pope to Pontifical Mission Societies: We must Grow in Evangelizing Passion The Pope met with the national directors of the Pontifical Mission Societies from around the world who are gathered in Rome to mark the centenary of its founding.

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