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Pope launches appeal that World Cup in Russia helps promote peace

Pope launches appeal that World Cup in Russia helps promote peace

| Carol Glatz | June 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

As 32 nations get ready to vie for the World Cup in Russia, Pope Francis greeted players, organizers and soccer fans who will be following “this event that overcomes all borders.”

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Pope, Christian leaders condemn use of violence against Syria

Pope, Christian leaders condemn use of violence against Syria

| Carol Glatz | April 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Sharply criticizing a failure to find nonviolent means of bringing peace to Syria and other parts of the world, Pope Francis appealed to world leaders to work for justice and peace.

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Russian Catholic leaders pledge to work with Putin after election win

Russian Catholic leaders pledge to work with Putin after election win

| March 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Russia’s minority Catholic Church has pledged to help build a civil society after the nation’s March 18 election and called on President Vladimir Putin to “justify voters’ confidence” after his victory.

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Fatima fulfilled: Archbishop celebrates return of Russia to Christ

Fatima fulfilled: Archbishop celebrates return of Russia to Christ

| Robert Duncan | September 19, 2017 | 5 Comments

Catholics across Russia are celebrating the centenary of the 1917 apparitions of Mary to shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal.

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Russian Catholic official criticizes court ban on Jehovah’s Witnesses

Russian Catholic official criticizes court ban on Jehovah’s Witnesses

| Jonathan Luxmoore | May 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Russia’s Catholic Church has condemned a Supreme Court decision to outlaw the Jehovah’s Witnesses and warned the move will increase fears of new restrictions on Catholic rights.

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Conversion of Islam; women and Vatican vote

Conversion of Islam; women and Vatican vote

| Father Kenneth Doyle | July 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Q. Long ago, as a child, I remember saying prayers aloud for “the conversion of Russia” after every Mass. Why, in our troubled world, are we not doing the same thing now for Islamic extremists, who are surely in need of our prayers? And where would such a directive come from?

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The Church in Russia: hope for the future

The Church in Russia: hope for the future

| Nick Hagen | October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

I am witness to an underreported reality in Russia that is much deeper and more fascinating than any political situation.

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