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  • Parolin’s visit to Russia key step in Pope Francis’s courtship of Putin

    Parolin’s visit to Russia key step in Pope Francis’s courtship of Putin

    • Jul 21, 2017

    The second highest-ranking official in the Vatican, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, is preparing for his August trip to Russia. The historic event represents a key step in Pope Francis’s courtship with President Putin, with one eye pointed toward ambitious ecumenical possibilities with the Orthodox Church and the other fixed on the Middle East.

  • Pope sends second, personal note of condolence to Ukrainians

    Pope sends second, personal note of condolence to Ukrainians

    • Jun 5, 2017

    Upon hearing that thousands of people in the Ukraine joined the funeral procession of Cardinal Lubomyr Husar, Pope Francis sent a second message of condolence to the cardinal’s successor saying that he was “one of the highest and most respected moral authorities of the Ukrainian people in recent decades.”

  • Cyprus’s religious leaders unite against violence to women

    Cyprus’s religious leaders unite against violence to women

    • Mar 8, 2017

    In a first-ever joint statement on International Women’s Day, the leaders of Cyprus’s Christian and Muslim faithful pledged to work with authorities and help end violence against women and girls. The leaders said Christianity and Islam condemn violence against women and that it is their religious duty to stand united against it.