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Nigerian Catholic archbishop provides clues to interfaith relations

Nigerian Catholic archbishop provides clues to interfaith relations


Catholic spiritual leader in Nigeria's capital Abuja calls on adherents of various religions to shun violence, pursue mutual respect and embrace brotherhood and solidarity

Church wrestles with curbing Nigeria’s wave of violence

Church wrestles with curbing Nigeria’s wave of violence


Terrorists profess the Islamic religion but are not particularly interested in this aspect and do not act in the name of faith

Tackling poverty, inequality key to ending child labor, says pope

Tackling poverty, inequality key to ending child labor, says pope


Francis tells participants of a global conference against child exploitation that ensuring the present and future of children is ensuring the present and future of the entire human family

Synod of Bishops: The challenge of translating the Synod

Synod of Bishops: The challenge of translating the Synod


A Polish missionary bishop offers his impressions of the Synod on Youth. He says the biggest challenge will be translating the final document into local contexts.

Iraqi delegate at Synod says Young people need a “fast response”

Iraqi delegate at Synod says Young people need a “fast response”


Iraqi auditor, Mr Safa al Abbia, speaks about his experience of the Synod and the response to his presentation to the Synod assembly.

Pope to youth of Madagascar: “With God everything is possible

Pope to youth of Madagascar: “With God everything is possible


Pope Francis sends a video message to the young people of Madagascar for their National Youth Day, inviting them to trust in God and to bring peace and hope everyw

Card. Cupich promises to be more attentive, present, available to young people

Card. Cupich promises to be more attentive, present, available to young people


Cardinal Blase Cupich, the Archbishop of Chicago is one of the Synod Fathers at the ongoing Synod of Bishops on Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment.

UN on International Day of the Girl: Girls, dream big

UN on International Day of the Girl: Girls, dream big


Thursday 11th of October marks International Day of the Girl, aiming to help girls exercise their rights and realise their aspirations through education, equality

Holy See stresses on integral, holistic human development

Holy See stresses on integral, holistic human development


Archbishop Bernadito Auza, the Holy See’s Permanent Observer to the United Nations in New York, addressed a UN General Assembly debate on Oct.10.

Synod: The digital world, fear, loneliness and Korea

Synod: The digital world, fear, loneliness and Korea


Three issues dominated the daily press briefing for the Synod of Bishops on Young People: the digital world, fear, loneliness and the Korean Peninsula.

Synod of Bishops: We don’t believe in a “google” God

Synod of Bishops: We don’t believe in a “google” God


Today at the Synod of Bishops on Youth a number of interventions were made that highlighted the social context in which young people are trying to live their faith

African youth struggle with poverty and broken families

African youth struggle with poverty and broken families


Bishop Mandla Jwara from the Vicariate of Ingwavuma, South Africa, offered a few short reflections on the Synod of Bishops for Youth which is currently underway in

Brazil: Bolsonaro wins first round of presidential elections

Brazil: Bolsonaro wins first round of presidential elections


Candidate Jair Bolsonaro, who`s still recovering from being stabbed at a rally, has won the first round of Brazil`s Presidential Election. James Blears reports tha