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Vatican comments on situation of missing Chinese Bishop Shao Zhumin

June 26, 2017. Bishop Peter Shao Zhumin, from Wenzhou in Continental China, was taken into custody by Chinese police on Easter weekend 2017. While recognized as a bishop in the Catholic Church, he is an unofficial bishop or "underground” in China, since the Chinese government does not recognize him as religious.
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Pope Francis' complete schedule for Colombia trip

June 23, 2017. He will go to Colombia September 6-11.
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Bruno Marie Duffé, new secretary of the Department for Integral Development

June 16, 2017. Thepope has named French priest Bruno Marie Duffé, from Lyon, number two of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development. He will be in charge of one of the key offices in the Vatican Curia.
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Angela Merkel to meet with pope on June 17

June 9, 2017. The Vatican has confirmed that on Saturday, June 17, German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet with Pope Francis. Both have previously met in Rome in May 2016, February 2015 and May 2013, two months after Pope Francis was elected pontiff.
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Pope Francis to meet with Venezuelan bishops on June 8

June 5, 2017. Pope Francis will meet with Venezuelan bishops next Thursday to discuss the situation their country is facing.
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New secretary of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life

May 31, 2017. The Brazilian priest Alexandre Awi Mello, the National Director of Brazil's Schönstatt Movement, will serve as the new secretary. He was born Rio de Janeiro in 1971, and ordained a priest in 2001.

Pope video for peace in Syria inspires Canadian national day of prayer

2016-10-04

"The war in Syria has caused 4.8 million refugees and 6.5 internal refugees. Enough is enough!”

This is the slogan Caritas Internationalis is using to launch their campaign to encourage and pray for peace in Syria.

A July video from Pope Francis pleading for peace in the Middle East, inspired the Caritas Canada national day of prayer for peace in Syria on Tuesday, October 4.  

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"I encourage all, adults and young people, to live the Holy Year of Mercy enthusiastically to overcome indifference and proclaim with strength that peace in Syria is possible!”

This day of prayer was organized by the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace-Caritas Canada, and it is part of a larger campaign called "Syria: Peace is Possible.” 

In addition to the Canadian day of prayer on the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, the Holy See has also announced that an international and ecumenical day of prayer will be held at the end of the month, October 31. The upcoming day of prayer will be for peace throughout the Middle East.


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