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Australian Catholic Bishops' Conference releases national code of conduct

The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference releases "Integrity in Our Common Mission": a national code of conduct ensuring safety and zero tolerance for clerical abuse.

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Ukrainian civilians suffer more deaths

Pope Francis's appeal to pray for peace in Ukraine comes as that war-torrn nation reels from massive Russian strikes that, besides soldiers, also killed more than a dozen civilians over the weekend. Russia, in turn, has accused Ukraine of hitting Europe's largest nuclear power plant.

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Zimbabwe: As the country’s crops fail due to drought, Bishops appeal for help

Catholic Bishops in Zimbabwe appeal to Catholic Agencies to serve people from starvation after the country’s president declared the 2023/2024 agricultural season a national disaster.

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Argentinean padel champion visits Vatican

On the day Pope Francis recalls the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace celebrated on 6 April during the Regina Coeli, Argentinean padel champion, Fernando Belasteguín, visits the "Santa Marta" Pediatric Dispensary accompanied by members of Vatican Athletics.

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Lesotho mothers trying to cope with drug addicted children

Mrs Pontsho Florina Tumisi, a widow and mother of two children is a member of the Saint Anne’s Catholic sodality in Lesotho. When she found herself dealing with her daughters’ drug addiction, she reached out to other mothers facing trials.

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Israeli demonstrators call for release of hostages

Israeli media says police in Tel Aviv forcibly dispersed tens of thousands of anti-government protestors, who had gathered to demand the release of hostages seized by Hamas six months ago.

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Pope: Sport must foster social friendship and fraternity

Recalling the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, Pope Francis upholds the core values of sports in building fraternity. During the Regina Coeli prayer, he also remembers victims of a bus crash in South Africa.

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Pope: May the Lord give leaders the capacity to pause and mediate for peace

Pope Francis reiterates his appeal for negotiated solutions to the ongoing wars in Ukraine, Palestine and Israel.

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Pope at Regina Coeli: Have faith in the Risen Christ

On the second Sunday of Easter, Pope Francis emphasises the transformative power of encountering the risen Jesus, urging believers to embrace faith, prayer, and love and spread Easter joy.

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Cardinal De Donatis appointed new Major Penitentiary

The Vicar General for the Diocese Rome succeeds Cardinal Mauro Piacenza at the head of the Apostolic Penitentiary.

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