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  • School kids in CAR get ‘guns instead of pens,’ cardinal laments

    School kids in CAR get ‘guns instead of pens,’ cardinal laments

    • Aug 21, 2017

    Speaking exclusively to Crux on a visit to neighboring Cameroon, Cardinal Dieudonne Nzapalainga of Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic, described the youth of his country as “a lost generation, because they are born into violence,” and also insisted that the root causes of the carnage are political rather than religious.

  • Pope Francis meets with refugees, says love goes beyond religion

    Pope Francis meets with refugees, says love goes beyond religion

    • Jun 19, 2017

    Pope Francis on Monday evening met with a group representing some 120 refugees welcomed by 38 different communities in Rome after Francis made an appeal on September 6, 2015, for every parish in Europe to host at least one refugee family.

  • Melania Trump visits children’s hospital; Ivanka meets trafficking victims

    Melania Trump visits children’s hospital; Ivanka meets trafficking victims

    • May 24, 2017

    First lady Melania Trump told the children of the Bambino Gesù Pediatric Hospital to “Stay strong and positive” during a visit after President Donald Trump’s and her meeting with Pope Francis. Meanwhile, first daughter Ivanka Trump praised the “strength, faith, and perseverance” of human trafficking victims during a visit to a Rome-based center which works with refugees.

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