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COP28 begins critical discussions on moving away from fossils

As COP28 in Dubai enters the heart of discussions over fossil fuels, the Director of the climate programme at the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI ) explains to Vatican News the critical importance of words used in the final text to be agreed by world leaders by 12 December.

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“Face of the Faceless”: Film about Indian martyr Blessed Rani Maria

A new film has hit the silver screen to showcase the life and legacy of Blessed Rani Maria, a religious sister in India who gave her life to help people on the margins of society.

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India: Training Indigenous leaders through Village Development Committees

Religious sisters in India are working with Indigenous communities to create Village Development Committees and train people as leaders who will improve the lives of their communities.

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Israel expands war against Hamas to southern Gaza

The Israeli military is expanding its ground operation into all areas of the Gaza Strip following the resumption of fighting last week.

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Tensions between Venezuela and Guyana on the rise

A dispute between Guyana and Venezuela over an oil-rich region is threatening regional instability and has been worsened by a referendum in Venezuela.

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COP28: SECAM calls for urgent action aligned with Pope Francis' call

As COP28 unfolds in Dubai, SECAM's representative urges delegates to follow Pope Francis' guidance for climate action, emphasising the Church's role in advocating for justice.

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Pope meets Council of Cardinals to discuss Church’s feminine dimension

Pope Francis presides over the meeting of the Council of Cardinals, known as the "C9," with discussions including the feminine dimension of the Church.

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Vatican prepares for Jubilee with '100 Nativity Scenes'

The "100 Nativity Scenes" exhibit returns to St. Peter's Square to showcase various Christmas crèches from 22 countries, celebrating St. Francis's 800-year-old tradition.

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Haiti: Bishop pray for peaceful Christmas under sign of rebirth

The Catholic Bishops of Haiti release a message at the start of Advent, and urge the suffering nation to look to the birth of Jesus as a sign of hope in a future of peace and security.

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Father Oleh: Catholic priest and father of Ukrainian soldiers

Father Oleh Panchyniak, a Ukrainian Greek Catholic priest and father of three, with one son serving on the front lines, continues his dual mission as a pastor on the outskirts of Kyiv and an aid worker for the most vulnerable and displaced.

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