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  • Pope: Energy must not fall prey to “unscrupulous financial speculation”

    Pope: Energy must not fall prey to “unscrupulous financial speculation”

    • Sep 2, 2017

    Pope Francis told the World Expo 2017 that the way we use energy resources is a sign of how well we are carrying out the task that has been entrusted to us by God, “namely to care for the world around us and for our fellow human beings of every time and place.” The Expo is taking place in Astana, Kazakhstan, and has the theme “Future Energy.”

  • Priest shipped to gulag who stayed to serve is beatified

    Priest shipped to gulag who stayed to serve is beatified

    • Sep 14, 2016

    A Polish priest who was arrested by the Soviets in 1940 and charged with being a “Vatican agent,” who was then shipped off to Kazakhstan and who volunteered to stay even after his release to minister to other Catholics sent to the gulag, was beatified on Sept. 11.

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