A combination photo shows members of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons in Geneva on Oct. 6. The group won the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize. Pictured from left to right are Beatrice Fihn, executive director; Daniel Hogsta, coordinator; and Grethe Ostern, a member of the organization's steering committee. (CNS photo/Denis Balibouse, Reuters)
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceOctober 06, 2017
The Nobel committee honored ICAN for its efforts to achieve a prohibition of nuclear weapons under international law through the U.N.
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceOctober 04, 2017
The pre-synod meeting will be an opportunity for the church to listen to the hopes and concerns of young men and women.
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceOctober 04, 2017
Christians are not "prophets of doom" but rather missionaries of hope
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceSeptember 18, 2017
An Indian Catholic priest recounts how he kept his faith alive during his long captivity after his capture in a violent attack that also left four religious sisters dead.
Salesian Father Tom Uzhunnalil, who was released on Sept. 12 after having been kidnapped 18 months ago in Yemen, is anointed by Pope Francis during a Sept. 13 meeting at the Vatican. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano)
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceSeptember 13, 2017
Catholic Priest Tom Uzhunnalil met with Pope Francis a day after his release from captivity.
Pope Francis will be played by actor Johnathan Pryce (right), best known for Game of Thrones, in an upcoming Netflix film. 
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceSeptember 07, 2017
Game of Thrones actor Jonathan Price will play Pope Francis in the upcoming Netflix film.
Pope Francis leads an audience with members of the Shalom Catholic Community at the Vatican on Sept. 4. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano)
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceSeptember 05, 2017
Pope Francis addressed the Shalom community in his native Spanish and warns against the narcissism bred by consumer culture.
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceAugust 29, 2017
The pope said that church teaching can contribute to a more humane and just society, but only if the church is allowed a voice in answering "the great questions of society in our time."
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceAugust 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 ServiceAugust 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."