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In Venezuela, garbage dumps have become places to eat

Caracas: Garbage dumps have become “a regular place for people to eat” in Venezuela, says a local priest lamenting the nation’s increasingly dire economic and political crisis. “There’s a ...Read More...

Pope to canonize two Fatima children a century after visions

FATIMA, Portugal: Three shepherd children in Portugal were jailed and threatened with being boiled alive in olive oil when they claimed the Virgin Mary appeared to them 100 years ...Read More...

Global Salesian fund raiser marks 50th religious profession

By Jose Kuruvachira Rome : A fund raiser of worldwide Don Bosco Society marks 50 years of religious profession celebrating Holy Eucharist in the very room in which Don ...Read More...

Dubai students’ cardboard homes to solve refugee housing crisis

By Kelly Ckarke Five Dubai students say they plan to solve the region’s refugee crisis through a piece of cardboard. Using automated 3D printing, they have created an inexpensive, ...Read More...

Pope Francis expresses appreciation for Bangladesh

Vatican City: Pope Francis has expressed his appreciation for the people and Catholics of Bangladesh who regard the appointment of the country’s first cardinal as a blessing. “I expressed ...Read More...

Saudi King announces more freedom to women

Saudi Arabia: The country is well known to be one of the world’s most gender-segregated nations, where women live under the supervision of a male guardian, cannot drive, and ...Read More...

Pope urges new priests to serve with joy, never sadness

Vatican City: On Sunday Pope Francis ordained 10 men to the priesthood, telling them to imitate Jesus in every aspect of their ministry, so as to avoid hypocrisy and ...Read More...

Salesian students sleep outside to battle homelessness

NEW ROCHELLE – Students at Salesian High School built a cardboard box city to sleep outside Friday in an effort to raise awareness of homelessness. Brother Craig Spence says ...Read More...

Pope Francis welcomes new Swiss Guards recruits

Vatican : Each year on May 6, the new recruits for the Pontifical Swiss Guard are sworn in at an impressive, and ancient, ceremony in the San Damaso Courtyard ...Read More...

Myanmar and Vatican establish diplomatic relations

Vatican: The Vatican has announced  that Myanmar and the Holy See have agreed to establish diplomatic relations. It broke the news after Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, ...Read More...
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