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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News Service August 15, 2017
After reciting the Angelus prayer on the feast of the Assumption, the pope asked Mary to obtain "for everyone consolation and a future of serenity and harmony."
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News Service August 14, 2017
"I hope that all forms of hatred and violence cease and that such shameful crimes are no longer committed in places of worship where the faithful gather to pray."
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News Service August 14, 2017
"Faith is not an escape from life's problems but sustains it along the journey and gives it meaning," Pope Francis said.
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News Service August 09, 2017
The pope led pilgrims in praying a Hail Mary for the victims of the attacks at St. Philip's Catholic Church in Ozubulu, Nigeria and at a mission in Gambo, Central African Republic.
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News Service August 09, 2017
God did not choose perfect people to form his church, but rather sinners who have experienced his love and forgiveness, Pope Francis said.
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News Service August 04, 2017
The Vatican urged Maduro "to suspend ongoing initiatives such as the new Constituent Assembly, which, rather than fostering reconciliation and peace, encourages a climate of tension and confrontation and mortgages the future."
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News Service August 04, 2017
A Vatican consultation group considers how to excommunicate the Mafia, other similar criminal organizations, the possibly of excommunication for corruption.
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News Service August 03, 2017
The reform is a way of assuring that the Order of Malta is better prepared to fulfill its charitable and humanitarian duties in the modern age without straying from the mission entrusted to it since their founding in Jerusalem in 1048.
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News Service July 31, 2017

ROME (CNS)—While European leaders continue to debate how to handle the influx of migrants, the head of the Order of Malta's Italian relief corps said that search and rescue operations are a human obligation.

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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News Service July 28, 2017
Days before a referendum to elect a constituent assembly to rewrite Venezuela's constitution, leaders of the country's bishops' conference said the referendum is illegal and will only increase the suffering of the people.