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Pope meets Egypt’s Muslim leader Ahmed al-Tayeb

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis met on Tuesday with the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Sheikh Ahmed Muhammad al-Tayeb who is in Rome to attend a conference organised by the St Egidio community. No details of the private encounter were released, but ...

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The Shepherd Of The Flock Enters Through The Gate

shepherd of the flock

(By Fr. Dexter Brereton) I tell you most solemnly, anyone who does not enter the sheepfold through the gate, but gets in some other way is a thief and a brigand. The one who enters through the gate is the ...

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Knights of Malta appoint interim leader, reinstate Grand Chancellor

Vatican City, Jan 28, 2017 / 09:46 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After Pope Francis asked Knights of Malta Grand Master Matthew Festing to resign earlier this week, the Order has accepted the resignation, named an interim leader and reinstated their former ...

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Pope prays for peace with leader of Assyrian Church of the East

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis spoke on Thursday of the suffering of innocent victims caught up in the Syrian and Iraqi conflicts, saying that nothing can justify such terrible violence. His words came as he met with the head of the ...

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‘Our generation can stop abortion’, says pro-life leader in Poland

Warsaw, Poland, Sep 30, 2016 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Magdalena Korzekwa-Kaliszuk, director of campaigns for CitizenGo in Poland, has pointed to last week’s progress of a bill in the Polish parliament banning abortion as a “triple victory,” saying, “our ...

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Pope and Armenian Church leader: Crisis in the family caused by secularism

Yerevan, Armenia, Jun 26, 2016 / 05:30 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a joint declaration signed Sunday, Pope Francis and Catholicos Karekin II expressed their shared belief that, when the family is no longer seen as sacred, it falls into crisis. ...

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US Ambassador: Pope a pastoral leader on global issues

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis addressed the members of the Corps of Diplomats accredited to the Holy See on Monday morning on the occasion of his traditional exchange of New Year’s greetings with the ambassadors. The US Ambassador to the Holy ...

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I Am The Good Shepherd – I Lay Down My Life For My Sheep

The Mysteries of Christ's Life

(By Fr. Dexter Brereton) The hired man runs away when he sees the wolf coming Several years ago, King Austin, one of our great Trinidadian calypsonians performed a memorable work entitled “Who will guard the guards” in which like many ...

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Anglican leader joins Pope Francis for anti-slavery initiative

(Vatican Radio) The Anglican  Archbishop of Canterbury and leader of the global Anglican Communion, Justin Welby was among the numerous religious representatives who flew in from around the world on Tuesday for the signing of a joint declaration against modern ...

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Pakistani leader talks persecuted Christians with Pope Francis

Vatican City, Aug 29, 2014 / 02:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a brief encounter with Pope Francis following his general audience Wednesday, former Pakistani minister Paul Bhatti discussed persecuted Christians and invited the pontiff to visit his country. “I met ...

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