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Pope urges Myanmar Bishops to continue to provide prophetic voice

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Wednesday met with the 22 Catholic Bishops of Myanmar and reflected with them on the joys and challenges of their ministry in the nation. The meeting took place in Yangon’s Cathedral Complex. After addressing those ...

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Pope urges Japanese Bishops to build on the memory of their martyrs

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has urged Christians in Japan to face current challenges bearing in mind the witness of their many martyrs. In a letter addressed to the Bishops of Japan, on the occasion of Cardinal Fernando Filoni’s pastoral journey ...

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Venezuelan bishops to meet with Pope Francis in Colombia

Bogotá, Colombia, Sep 6, 2017 / 02:29 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Amid a dire political and human-rights crisis in Venezuela, Pope Francis will meet privately with “the bishops of Venezuela present in Colombia” during his trip to South America, according to ...

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Amid downpour, Bishops consecrate Scotland to Immaculate Heart of Mary

Edinburgh, Scotland, Sep 4, 2017 / 04:29 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Constant, pouring rain did not deter the Catholic bishops of Scotland from consecrating Scotland to the Immaculate Heart of Mary on Sunday. Decked in rain jackets and carrying colorful umbrellas, ...

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Cleveland, Juneau dioceses receive new bishops

Vatican City, Jul 11, 2017 / 11:25 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Tuesday Pope Francis appointed Fr. Andrew Bellisario, C.M., as Bishop of Juneau, and Auxiliary Bishop Nelson Perez as Bishop of Cleveland. Bishop Perez, 56, has been Auxiliary Bishop of ...

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In wake of North Korea threat, bishops call for elimination of nuclear weapons

Washington D.C., Jul 6, 2017 / 11:21 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Just days after North Korea tested an intercontinental ballistic missile that can reach Alaska, bishops in the United States and Europe have called for the “total elimination of nuclear weapons.” ...

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Pope’s US representative reminds bishops to reach those on the margins

Indianapolis, Ind., Jun 15, 2017 / 01:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis’ representative to the United States encouraged the nation’s bishops this week to promote solidarity and listen to those on the margins of society. “Despite the various advances in ...

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Want Pope Francis to visit South Sudan? Work for peace, bishops say

Juba, South Sudan, Jun 11, 2017 / 06:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The news that Pope Francis will not be able to visit South Sudan this year prompted the nation’s bishops to voice reassurances that a future visit is possible, and ...

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Laity, gender ideology shared concerns for Pope and Panama’s bishops

Vatican City, Jun 10, 2017 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- World Youth Day wasn’t the only topic on the agenda for Panama’s bishops during their meeting with Pope Francis this week: they also touched on the role of the laity ...

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Polish bishops see continuity between Amoris laetitia, Familiaris consortio

Krakow, Poland, Jun 9, 2017 / 11:18 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The pastoral care of families was one of the key areas of discussion for Poland’s bishops in their latest plenary assembly, which focused on continuity between the teaching of St. ...

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