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Fifth World Day of the Poor

Fifth World Day of the Poor Sunday, November 14, 2021     Today November 14 sees the fifth celebration of the World Day of the Poor. An initiative strongly desired by Pope Francis in order to urge the Church and the faithful to ‘go out’ to encounter poverty in the various ways it manifests itself in the...

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COP26

 COP26.        The highly anticipated COP26 climate change summit begins today in the Scottish city of Glasgow.  The United Nations gathering is one of the biggest summits the UK has ever hosted, and was delayed for a year because of the pandemic. COP stands for “conference of the parties” and it is the...

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Mission Sunday 2021. We cannot but speak about what we have heard and seen.

Cardinal Tagle: An encounter with the Lord is always missionary.                                                                                           ...

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Mental Health in an Unequal World.

An Unequal World.                                                                                                           ...

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Pakistan Independence Day 2021

Pakistan Independence Day 2021.  2021 marks the 74th Independence Day for Pakistan. Streets in different cities and regions in Pakistan, especially in the capital Islamabad, are decorated with the green and white colors of the Pakistani flag as the country celebrates its 74th Independence Day today, Aug. 14. with caution due to the COVID-19 pandemic...

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World Day for Grandparents and Elderly.

Pope Francis’ address on World Day for Grandparents and Elderly.   Dear Grandfathers and Grandmothers, Dear Elderly Friends, “I am with you always” (Mt 28:20): this is the promise the Lord made to his disciples before he ascended into heaven. They are the words that he repeats to you today, dear grandfathers and grandmothers, dear...

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Eid al-Adha Mubarak.

Eid Mubarak to all our Muslim brothers and sisters on Eid al-Adha.   Eid al-Adha (Arabic: عید الاضحیٰ‎, romanized: Eid ‘al ‘Adha, lit. ’Festival of the Sacrifice’) is the latter of the two official holidays celebrated within Islam (the other being Eid al-Fitr or ‘Festival of the Breaking of the Fast’). It honors the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son Ishmael (in Judaism, Isaac) as an act of obedience to God’s command. Before Abraham...

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American Independence Day 2021

American Independence Day 2021.    Wishing all our American Sisters and those who worked in the U.S. abundant blessings on this American Independence Day. As you celebrate Independence Day this year with cook-outs and fireworks, take some time to thank God for the freedom we have. On the Fourth of July let us focus on celebrating...

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World Refugee Day 2021

World Refugee Day June 20th 2021. Join us this year on World Refugee Day and support refugees across the globe to be protected and included in health care education and support. Theme for 2021: Together we Heal, Learn and Shine. World Refugee Day is observed on June 20 to respect and honor the courage and...

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Eid Mubarak to all our Muslim Brothers and Sisters.

              PONTIFICAL COUNCIL FOR INTERRELIGIOUS DIALOGUE Christians and Muslims: Witnesses of Hope MESSAGE FOR THE MONTH OF RAMADAN AND ‘ID Al-FITR 1442 H. / 2021 A.D.    Dear Muslim brothers and sisters, We at the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue are glad to offer you our fraternal good wishes for...

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