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Divert Arms Money To Fight COVID-19- pope says

Divert Arms Money To Fight COVID-19- pope says

Pope Francis urged world leaders on Thursday to divert funds used for armaments to confront problems such as the COVID-19 pandemic and ensure vaccines reach the poor and most vulnerable nations. In his message for the Roman Catholic Church’s World Day of Peace, which is celebrated on Jan. 1, Francis also repeated a call for […]

Pope Denounces ‘Torture, Slavery’ In Libyan Migrant Camps

Pope Denounces ‘Torture, Slavery’ In Libyan Migrant Camps

  Pope Francis called for the closing of migrant detention camps in Libya on Thursday, saying they were rife with torture and slavery. Francis, who has made defence of migrants and refugees a key part of his pontificate, made his comments into a group of refugees, including women and children, brought to Italy by the […]

Pope Names Women To Key Vatican Department For First Time In Over 50 Years

Pope Names Women To Key Vatican Department For First Time In Over 50 Years

More than half of the world’s 1.3 billion Catholics are women and the membership of female religious orders is about three times larger than that of male orders Pope Francis appointed women on Friday to a key Vatican department for the first time since it was founded more than 50 years ago, a move welcomed […]