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  • Chicago’s new cardinal seals bond with Rome’s island parish

    Chicago’s new cardinal seals bond with Rome’s island parish

    • Nov 21, 2016

    “The image of an island is a very beautiful one,” said Chicago Cardinal Blase Cupich in taking possession of his church on Rome’s Tiber island. “It is a place of refuge from waters that are turbulent, a refuge for those people who have the courage to approach it from any side…it is a significant reminder to us that the church should be open to people coming to it from all sides.”

  • More Syrian refugees arrive in Rome at Pope Francis’s prompting

    More Syrian refugees arrive in Rome at Pope Francis’s prompting

    • Oct 28, 2016

    Humanitarian Corridors is a pilot program and joint-ecumenical initiative of the Sant’Egidio Community, the Federation of Protestant Churches in Italy, the Italian government and the Waldensian and Methodist churches, the project provides aid and safe passage to those fleeing war and violence, most recently a group from Lebanon that arrived Oct. 24 and 25.

  • Pope’s new point man on life muses about death

    Pope’s new point man on life muses about death

    • Sep 10, 2016

    Italian Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, tapped by Pope Francis to head the Pontifical Academy for Life, has published a new book on death — insisting that a life lived without thinking about death and the dying isn’t fully human.

  • Why Muslims need to hear both Pope Francis and Cardinal Burke

    Why Muslims need to hear both Pope Francis and Cardinal Burke

    • Sep 1, 2016

    Cardinal Raymond Burke is among those newsmakers valued by journalists for their “say it out lour” verve, meaning their willingness to say things others only think, and most recently some of what he’s saying about Islam arguably amounts to material that Muslims need to hear.

  • Pope headed to Assisi to take part in ‘Festival of Peace’

    Pope headed to Assisi to take part in ‘Festival of Peace’

    • Aug 22, 2016

    St. Pope John Paul II’s historic interreligious summit in Assisi in 1986 was a watershed moment for the Catholic Church, and when Pope Francis travels to Assisi in September to mark its 30th anniversary, he’ll once again be taking part in the annual “festival of peace” organized by the Community of Sant’Egidio.

  • Pope Francis to visit Assisi, again

    Pope Francis to visit Assisi, again

    • Aug 18, 2016

    For the second month in a row, Pope Francis will visit Assisi, the Italian town famously associated with his namesake St. Francis. This time, the pontiff will take part in a gathering of leaders from different religious and cultural backgrounds organized by the Community of San’t Egidio.

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