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MONDAY 12 MARCH 2018, IN TERRIS

Pope calls for a ‘globalization of solidarity’

Francis visited the Sant'Egidio Community on 50th anniversary

LINDA BORDONI
Pope Francis and Andrea Riccardi
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ope Francis has encouraged members of the Sant’Egidio Community to continue courageously in their mission to build bridges, keep dialogue open, stay close to the poor and the discarded, and pray for peace. The Pope’s words came on Sunday afternoon during a visit to the headquarters in Rome of the Community that is celebrating its 50th anniversary. During a celebration of the Liturgy of the Word inside the beautiful Santa Maria in Trastevere Basilica which the...
TUESDAY 06 MARCH 2018, IN TERRIS

Netanyahu and Trump on peace plan

Trump dangles Israel trip for new embassy

JOSH LEDERMAN 
Netanyahu and Trump
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nder twin clouds of legal investigation, President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented a united front on Monday, Trump announcing he might travel to Jerusalem to preside over the opening of the new U.S. Embassy Netanyahu had wanted, and the Israeli lavishing praise on the American leader. In a show of strong support for Netanyahu, who faces corruption allegations at home, Trump dangled the possibility of his second visit to Israel as president. However, he...
FRIDAY 24 NOVEMBER 2017, IN TERRIS

Lessons of peace

Hafez Haidar, nominated for the Peace Nobel Prize 2017: "We need to build bridges of dialog and hope"

DAMIANO MATTANA
Lessons of peace
Rebuilding the way of religious reconciliation through dialog between peoples is probably the only real weapon in the fight against terrorism. A "guide-line" that has been invoked often but that it is necessary to reiterate, in a world that continues to fight. We need to hear a message of peace, which teaches us how the path of confrontation and respect will prove to be the winning antidote to the threat of fanaticism. A teaching to be conveyed especially among young people, the one that are...
TUESDAY 21 NOVEMBER 2017, IN TERRIS

Syria: Assad and Putin celebrate success in fight against terrorism

The Kremlin leader acclaims "results" achieved. For Moscow, the "definitive" defeat of the rebel groups is imminent and it is time to "shift" attention to the "political process".

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Syria: Assad and Putin celebrate success in fight against terrorism
Russia is about to end its military operation in Syria that tipped the scales in the devastating war in favor of government forces, President Vladimir Putin said at surprise talks with Syrian President Bashar Assad. Russian President Vladimir Putin surprised his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad, congratulating him with the "results" obtained in the fight against terrorism in the Arab country at war since March 2011. Putin hosted Assad in the Black Sea resort of Sochi on Monday ahead of...
MONDAY 09 OCTOBER 2017, IN TERRIS

US, Turkey Mutually Suspend Visa Services

Diplomatic row sparked by the arrest of a Turkish staffer at the American mission in Istanbul.

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US, Turkey Mutually Suspend Visa Services
The United States and Turkey on Sunday scaled back visa issuing services in each other's countries in a deepening diplomatic row sparked by the arrest of a Turkish staffer at the American mission in Istanbul. The American embassy in Ankara said that "recent events" forced the US government to reassess Turkey's "commitment" to the security of US mission services and personnel in the country. In order to minimise the number of visitors while the assessment is carried out, "effective...
THURSDAY 14 SEPTEMBER 2017, IN TERRIS

General Audience the Pope: "Peace is born from the blood of the witnesses of love and of the martyrs"

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General Audience the Pope:
Pope Francis dedicated his General Audience remarks to his recent Apostolic Visit to Colombia, which concluded on Sunday. After thanking the many people who helped make his Visit possible, Pope Francis said one of the most striking things on his visit was the many fathers and mothers who brought their children to see the Pope, and to be blessed by him. He said a people capable of having children, and of lifting them up with such pride, has a future – and this, he said, “pleased me...
SATURDAY 13 MAY 2017, IN TERRIS

The topicality of the Third Secret

ANDREA ACALI
The topicality of the Third Secret
The faith is based on the Resurrection of Christ, not on miracles, apparitions and private revelations. But there is no doubt that in some places the “supernatural” is somehow closer and stronger. Without doubt, Fatima is one of those places. A hundred years after the first apparition of the Virgin Mary to the three shepherd children, today Francis, fourth Pontiff to visit the sanctuary, will proclaim saints Francisco and Jacinta Marto, the two cousins of Sister Lucy, first children...
THURSDAY 11 MAY 2017, IN TERRIS

The Holy Father to Portugal: "In Fatima to offer to Our Lady 'the most beautiful flowers' that Jesus has entrusted to me"

The Pope sent a video message to the Portuguese nation, recalling the need "of a communion which should come from the heart"

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The Holy Father to Portugal:
In a video message to the people of Portugal, Pope Francis said he would visit Fatima as a pilgrim of peace and to entrust the world to Mary’s immaculate heart. Pope Francis was to embark on a two-day visit to Fatima May 12-13 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Marian apparitions, which began May 13, 1917, when three shepherd children reported seeing the Virgin Mary. During the visit, the pope was to preside over the canonization ceremony of two of the young seers, Blessed...
SUNDAY 07 MAY 2017, IN TERRIS

Regina Caeli, the Pope: "We are bound to Christ, let us renounce to the false wisdoms of the world"

Four priests ordained this morning in the Vatican Basilica, at the window next to the Pontiff,

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Regina Caeli, the Pope:
On Sunday Pope Francis ordained 10 men to the priesthood, telling them to imitate Jesus in every aspect of their ministry, so as to avoid hypocrisy and draw near to their people, always serving with the joy that comes from being united to Christ. “Aware of having been chosen from among men and formed in their favor to attend to the things of God, exercise in joy and sincere charity the priestly work of Christ,” the Pope said May 7. He told the priests to “be joyful, never sad....
NEWS
Pope Francis and Andrea Riccardi
ANNIVERSARY

Pope calls for a ‘globalization of solidarity’

Francis visited the Sant'Egidio Community on 50th anniversary
Donald Trump
SCHOOL SHOOTINGS

White House: a new plan to prevent school shootings

Trump vows to help arm teachers and backs off raising age for buying guns
Militant groups
BLASPHEMY LAW

Pakistan under pressure to rein in blasphemy law

Frightening things about Pakistan’s blasphemy law
Students against guns
FLORIDA SCHOOL SHOOTING

Florida School shooting: gun bill on governor’s desk

After massacre of 17 people by a teenager
African women
AFRICA

Women, milestone of the Church in Africa

Church of Africa about women
Pope Francis
POPE' APOSTOLIC JOURNEY

Pope Francis in the Baltic countries in September

Pope Francis’ apostolic journey to three Baltic States
Pope Francis on March 8th
MARCH 8TH

International Women's Day: more equality in Church

Hansen, S.J. about the lack of women in leadership roles in the Roman Curia
Vatican’s Clementine Hall
MIGRATION

Pope to Migration Commission: dialogue to end suffering

Francis met the International Catholic Migration Commission