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At least 75 dead in ISIS attack on camp for displaced Syrian civilians (AFP)

Tue, 2017-11-07 03:11
L’Osservatore Romano (11/6 Italian ed.) devoted front-page coverage to this story.

Martyred Franciscan sister beatified in India (Vatican Radio)

Mon, 2017-11-06 05:11
Sister Rani Maria Vattalil (1954-95) was stabbed to death by a Hindu who opposed her work with the poor. A 2013 film portrayed her family’s forgiveness of the murderer. Click here for a video of the beatification Mass.

To mend a birth defect, surgeons operate on the patient within the patient (New York Times)

Mon, 2017-11-06 04:11
The editor of Our Sunday Visitor notes that “before the surgery, the doctors gave the baby in utero an injection of anesthesia — a detail that’s significant as Congress considers making illegal abortion after 20 weeks based on the notion that a baby that old can feel pain.”

Pope encourages work of children's aid foundation (Vatican Press Office)

Mon, 2017-11-06 04:11
The Pope received managers and staff of the Sixt Company and offered encouragement to the work of Drying Little Tears.

Moldova's president meets with Pope (Vatican Press Office)

Mon, 2017-11-06 04:11
Located in Eastern Europe, Moldova has 3.5 million people, 93% of whom are Eastern Orthodox.

Resignations and appointments (11/4) (Vatican Press Office)

Mon, 2017-11-06 04:11
The Pontiff appointed new bishops to an Italian archdiocese and a Gabon diocese, a new apostolic nuncio to 8 Caribbean nations, a new papal legate to the Assisi basilicas, a new member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, and a new member of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences.

Malta archbishop tells journalist's murderers to 'repent before it is too late' (AP)

Mon, 2017-11-06 04:11
Preaching at Daphne Caruana Galizia’s funeral Mass, Archbishop Charles Scicluna said, “Whoever took part, in one way or another, in Daphne’s murder, I have this to tell you: however hard you try to evade the justice of men, you will never escape the justice of God.” He also told journalists, “We need people in your profession who are unshackled, who are free, intelligent, inquisitive, honest, serene, safe and protected.”

Pope at Angelus: Christians must have fraternal attitude (Vatican Radio)

Mon, 2017-11-06 04:11
Click here for a video of the Pope’s Angelus address, which was devoted to the day’s Gospel at Mass (Matthew 23:1-12).

Papal audiences (11/4) (Vatican Press Office)

Mon, 2017-11-06 04:11
The Pope received the prefect of the Congregation for Bishops, the president of Moldova, members of the International Federation of Catholic Universities, and managers and staff of the company Sixt.

Sister of Mercy receives $1M prize for work in South Sudan, Haiti (Opus Prize)

Mon, 2017-11-06 04:11
Sister Marilyn Lacey’s organization, Mercy Beyond Borders, helps women escape from extreme poverty.

Archbishop: 'Unfiltered thoughts slice hearts' (Clarion Herald)

Mon, 2017-11-06 03:11
“It’s painful to hear people question Pope Francis’ teaching,” said Archbishop Gregory Aymond of New Orleans. “He has been faithful to the teachings of the Catholic Church and our long tradition.”

UN official: 66 million people have been forcibly displaced (UN Security Council)

Mon, 2017-11-06 03:11
“Millions of severely traumatized children, deprived of education and their lives blighted by atrocities, faced an uncertain future,” according to the High Commissioner for Refugees. L’Osservatore Romano (11/4 Italian edition) devoted front-page coverage to this story.

A growing share of Americans say it's not necessary to believe in God to be moral (Pew Research Center)

Mon, 2017-11-06 03:11
56% of Americans now say it is not necessary to believe in God “to be moral and have good values.” 49% of Catholics surveyed agree with the statement, with a sharp divergence between white, non-Hispanic Catholics (57% agree) and Hispanic Catholics (38% agree).

Papal audiences (11/3) (Vatican Press Office)

Mon, 2017-11-06 03:11
The Pontiff received the apostolic nuncio to Slovenia.

Resignations and appointments (11/3) (Vatican Press Office)

Mon, 2017-11-06 03:11
Pope Francis accepted the resignation of the bishop of San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas (Mexico) for reasons of age and appointed a successor. The Pope also appointed a bishop to a diocese in the Dominican Republic.