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Dicastery for Evangelization offers resource for Year of Prayer

The Vatican’s Dicastery for Evangelization releases “Insegnaci a pregare” (“Teach us to pray”), a guide book on prayer for believers as the Church prepares to celebrate Jubilee 2025.

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Belgian bishops reportedly back women deacons, end to priestly celibacy

In the lead up to this year’s closing session of the Synod of Bishops on Synodality, the Belgian bishops have apparently opened a national discussion on allowing women deacons and ending the requirement of priestly celibacy.

Vatican official says Pope Francis will cause ‘new social dialogue’ in Argentina

According to a top official with the Pontifical Commission for Latin America, the unity of the Church that would be represented on a papal visit to Argentina could help create a new social dialogue and unity in the country.

Violence in Haiti escalates as bishop wounded in explosion

On Monday the Haitian bishops announced that Bishop Pierre-André Dumas of Anse-à-Veau and Miragoâne was wounded in an explosion in the country’s capital, marking the latest act of violence in a spiral that has been plaguing Haiti for years.

Dalit Catholics seek representation in India’s synodality process

Catholics in India are exploring the role of marginalized people in the local Church as it uses synodality.

Ukrainian bishop in UK says his people hope they ‘have not been abandoned’

Ukraine marks the two-year anniversary of the full-scale invasion my Russia on Feb. 24.

Haiti's Bishop Dumas injured in an explosion

Bishop Pierre-André Dumas of Anse-à-Veau-Miragoâne, Haiti, and vice-president of the Haitian Bishops Conference, who has decried the unabated violence in the Caribbean country, has been injured in an explosion, but is 'stable,' according to the Bishops Conference.

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Mozambique: Resurgence of jihadist attacks force missionaries to flee

Fresh attacks by jihadist insurgents in the northern province of Cabo Delgado are forcing priests, nuns and other Church workers to flee to cities already overwhelmed by internally displaced people (IDPs).

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Lent in the sign of hope at the Vatican Museums

Once again this year, in the weeks leading up to Easter, the Pope's Museums offer special visits that aim to help Christians be permeated by the mystery of the death and resurrection of Jesus.

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Vatican asks German bishops to postpone vote on Synodal Council

Three Vatican Cardinals have written a letter to the Bishops of Germany calling on them to cancel a planned vote on a “Synodal Committee” and to postpone further decisions pending talks between the German Bishops’ Conference and the Roman Curia.

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