In the News, August 8th

The Jesuit Refugee Service partners with Boston College to promote reconciliation in the lives of refugees in Cambodia, Syria, Colombia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Indonesia and the Philippines. 

Ireland will be consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary by the Bishops of Ireland on August 15th at Knock Shrine. 

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At the Vatican, Pope Francis establishes the Financial Security Committee to combat money laundering, the financing of terrorism and the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. The meditation by Cardinal Prosper Grech at the conclave in March before the papal election was released today and Pope Francis sends message for victims of a deadly gas explosion in Argentina. 

A Christian church in Syria receives permission from Turkish courts to build its own schools

U.S. drone kills six more in Yemen as strikes intensify, having killed at least 29 people in six strikes over the past two weeks. 

Ethicist Shaun Casey to oversee religious engagement for State Department. 

The world's largest logistics company "plays matchmaker between poor countries’ factories and affluent countries’ vendors,

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