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Jan 27, 2021 - 07:04 am .- The Vatican Secretary for Relations with States has said that Catholics can apply the Church’s social teaching to evaluate aspects of Green New Deal proposals and pointed out that many of its policies’ philosophical underpinnings contain a modern assumption that technological progress inevitably yields good results.
Jan 27, 2021 - 06:00 am .- The organizers of World Youth Day 2023 in Lisbon on Wednesday unveiled the event’s official theme song.
Jan 27, 2021 - 03:50 am .- Pope Francis said on Wednesday that commemorating the Holocaust means to be aware that “these things can happen again.” 
Jan 27, 2021 - 12:02 am .- The Catholic bishops of Brazil are decrying worsening conditions and alleged torture in the country’s prisons during the pandemic, as evidenced by a lengthy report released last week. 
Jan 26, 2021 - 04:53 pm .- An Italian cardinal said Tuesday the country is seeing a surge of “new poor” due to the coronavirus pandemic, and warned that the situation is putting many at risk of becoming victims of usury.
Jan 26, 2021 - 03:01 pm .- A Catholic student who said his university’s newspaper wrongly fired him for his critical views of homosexuality and transgenderism has filed a claim in a Canadian human rights tribunal, saying he was wrongly discriminated against.
Jan 26, 2021 - 02:00 pm .- Pope Francis on Tuesday afternoon attended the Vatican funeral of his personal doctor, Fabrizio Soccorsi, who died earlier this month.
Jan 26, 2021 - 01:00 pm .- An Italian cardinal expressed concern this week about the use of social media by children, encouraging the Church to do its part to give young people hope for the future amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Jan 26, 2021 - 12:00 pm .- A Polish Catholic patient at the center of a U.K. court battle died on Tuesday despite last-minute efforts by bishops and government officials to bring him to Poland for treatment. 
Jan 26, 2021 - 09:30 am .- Chaldean Catholics in Iraq are undertaking a three-day “Nineveh fast” this week to pray for peace and security in their country ahead of Pope Francis’ scheduled visit in March.
Jan 26, 2021 - 06:10 am .- Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz said at a farewell Mass on Sunday that the Church would remain a source of strength for Catholics in Belarus despite a change in leadership. 
Jan 25, 2021 - 07:56 pm .- Increasing rumors from multiple Vatican sources say the Vatican communications department might experience a shakeup shortly, and that Pope Francis might try a new redesign of the dicastery that handles Vatican media.
Jan 25, 2021 - 03:43 pm .- A Filipino diocese demanded justice and decried the murder of a priest who was shot and killed by an unknown perpetrator on Sunday.
Jan 25, 2021 - 02:24 pm .- A second alleged victim has accused activist Chicago priest Fr. Michael Pfleger of sexually abusing him as a minor decades ago, the Chicago archdiocese has confirmed to local media. The priest has strongly denied both accusations, which come from two brothers.
Jan 25, 2021 - 12:19 pm .- Papal almoner Cardinal Konrad Krajewski offered a funeral Mass Monday for a 64-year-old homeless man who died in Rome.
Jan 25, 2021 - 11:39 am .- The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity concluded Monday with Vespers at the tomb of St. Paul.
Jan 25, 2021 - 10:35 am .- President Joe Biden has a “very developed approach” to abortion, Sister Simone Campbell, executive director of the Network Lobby for Catholic Social Justice, said during a recent panel discussion hosted by the National Catholic Reporter.
Jan 25, 2021 - 08:30 am .- The Vatican Secretary of State has called for a new model of development built on “the synergistic bond” between the fight against climate change and the struggle against poverty.
Jan 25, 2021 - 05:30 am .- Pope Francis sent a video message Sunday to Latin American Church leaders organizing a “synodal” regional assembly, in which he asked them not to be ideological elites, but to remain close to the people of God.
Jan 25, 2021 - 02:00 am .- The Polish Catholic Church’s annual “Day of Islam” on Tuesday is an opportunity to overcome prejudices, a bishop who oversees Catholic-Muslim dialogue in the country has said.

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