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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceMay 28, 2019
If the world is to win the fight against climate change, its leaders must stop profiting from fossil fuels that threaten the survival and well-being of the planet and its inhabitants, Pope Francis said.
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceMay 24, 2019
Catholics, Cardinal Farrell said, must have a more "pastoral orientation" to fulfill the Christian obligation to "take care of another in a loving and caring manner in accordance with our view of human life: that every man and every woman is created in the image and likeness of God."
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceMay 17, 2019
When doctors, nurses and health care workers conscientiously object to a procedure to protect the life and dignity of their patients, they must do so respectfully, Pope Francis said.
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceMay 16, 2019
When Pope Francis makes his 30th international trip, visiting Romania in late May, he is likely to receive a different, more reserved welcome than St. John Paul II did 20 years ago, said an expert in Catholic-Orthodox relations.
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceMay 09, 2019
When Pope Francis wants to warn Christians against falling into the trap of rigidity and putting too much emphasis on adherence to the law above the merciful encounter with God, he often turns to the example of the Pharisees.
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceMay 03, 2019
"I urge everyone to respect the fundamental human rights and voice of the persons in these beautiful yet fragile communities."
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceApril 29, 2019
Pope Francis applauded the beatification of four Argentine martyrs -- a bishop, two priests and a layman -- who were murdered early in the country's seven-year long "Dirty War."
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceApril 26, 2019
Chilean bishops said that while they support legislation requiring priests and religious authorities to report crimes, they also fear that an update to the country's current law would force clergy to break the sacramental seal of confession.
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceApril 04, 2019
"History was not built in one day; history is a long process. And I think we have to put ourselves in this perspective."
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceApril 01, 2019
Nations that actively engage in arms dealing and help foment war in other countries should not expect to find peace in their own lands, Pope Francis said.