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  • Pope Francis warns of a ‘great world war over water’

    Pope Francis warns of a ‘great world war over water’

    • Feb 24, 2017

    Talking at a Vatican sponsored meeting which called for the universal right to safe and accessible drinking water, Pope Francis also cited “troubling” statistics from the United Nations which indicate that each day, a thousand children die from water-related illnesses.

  • Could Catholicism handle the discovery of extraterrestrial life?

    Could Catholicism handle the discovery of extraterrestrial life?

    • Feb 23, 2017

    NASA confirmed the discovery of seven new exoplanets not too far from Earth, bringing humanity one step closer to finding other livable planets and, possibly, extraterrestrial life. Does Catholicism have the means to survive such a discovery? The pope, experts and theologians say yes.

  • No nation is free of organ trafficking, say speakers at Vatican summit

    No nation is free of organ trafficking, say speakers at Vatican summit

    • Feb 8, 2017

    In an effort to find viable solutions for the trafficking of organs, which has become a global problem, the Pontifical Academy of Sciences has invited government ministers, judges, law enforcement personnel, medical professionals, human rights activists and journalists from 50 countries to the Vatican.

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