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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceFebruary 12, 2019
The delegation was in Rome to solicit the support of the Italian government in recognizing Guaido as interim president of Venezuela.
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceFebruary 06, 2019
Recalling his February 3-5 visit to Abu Dhabi, Pope Francis reflected on how, despite the diversity of cultures and traditions, Islam and Christianity do have common values.
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceJanuary 28, 2019
Lisbon, Portugal, will open its doors to the world's young people in 2022 for the next World Youth Day.
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceJanuary 26, 2019
"Are you willing to be an 'influencer' like Mary, who dared to say, 'Let it be done'?" he asked. "Only love makes us more human and fulfilled; everything else is a pleasant but useless placebo."
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceJanuary 26, 2019
While sharing a private lunch with pilgrims from around the world, Pope Francis expressed his solidarity with victims of sexual abuse by members of the clergy and emphasized the need for unity and prayer, a U.S. pilgrim said.
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceJanuary 25, 2019
The pope said the road to Calvary is "a way of suffering and solitude" that is "prolonged in a society that has lost the ability to weep and to be moved by suffering."
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceJanuary 25, 2019
Speaking to young detainees at a penitential liturgy in Las Garzas de Pacora Juvenile Detention Center in Panama Jan. 25, the pope said society creates "an adjective culture" that prefers to immediately label people as good or bad rather than truly getting to know them.
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceDecember 17, 2018
In meeting a delegation from the International Commission against the Death Penalty on December 17, 2018, Pope Francis urged nations to work toward its abolition and defend the dignity of life.
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceDecember 13, 2018
While greeting new ambassadors accredited to the Holy See in an audience on December 13, 2018, Pope Francis, in observance of the 70th anniversary of the UN's Universal Declaration of Human Rights, urged governments and world leaders to secure peace and promote the "development of each individual
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceDecember 10, 2018
"By beatifying our 19 brothers and sisters, the church wishes to bear witness to her desire to continue to work for dialogue, harmony and friendship."