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Two men shake hands at the United Nations
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News Service
Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state, met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly in New York.
cardinal konrad krajewski wearing his red hat and red stoll praying
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Cardinal Konrad Krajewski said he "could only pray" when he visited the mass grave site found recently in Ukraine, as he saw the solemn removal of bodies by young Ukrainians.
pope gestures in front of a screen on a plane that says welcome on board
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The pope said on the plane back from Kazakhstan that it is sometimes morally licit for countries to purchase weapons for the purpose of self-defense.
An area deforested by wildcat mining is seen in a zone known as Mega 14, in the southern Amazon region of Madre de Dios, Peru.
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News Service
Pope Francis used this year's World Day of Prayer for Creation to comment on the need for humanity to address climate change by refocusing centrality toward Christ and away from our own "consumerist excesses.”
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“Capital punishment offers no justice to victims, but rather encourages revenge. And it prevents any possibility of undoing a possible miscarriage of justice,” the pope said in a video message Aug. 31.
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Jesus’ call to spread the Gospel should fill all Christians, especially those within the church hierarchy, with a sense of wonder and gratitude, Pope Francis said.
alexander dugin with his daughter darya dugina's photo in the background in focus
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News Service
The Vatican said that Pope Francis's comments on the death of Darya Dugina were meant to defend life, not affirm the Russian side of the war in Ukraine.
Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and Pope Francis pose for photos at the beginning of their meeting at Jose Marti International Airport in Havana.
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The pope told the patriarch that “we are not clerics of the state, we cannot use the language of politics, but of Jesus.”
A man in priest's clothing speaks into a red microphone.
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News Service
Cardinal Angelo Becciu, currently facing charges of embezzlement and abuse of office, said Pope Francis invited him to attend the Aug. 27 consistory.
Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun, retired bishop of Hong Kong, celebrates Mass in Hong Kong May 24, 2022. At a pre-trial hearing in Hong Kong Aug. 9, 2022, a judge announced that Cardinal Zen and four other defendants will face a five-day trial Sept. 19-23 on charges of failing to properly register a now-defunct fund to help anti-government protesters. (CNS photo/Tyrone Siu, Reuters)
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News Service
A judge set a five-day trial for Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun and four other defendants who face charges of failing to properly register a now-defunct fund to help anti-government protesters.