WORLD NEWS - 2024
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Pope Francis skips Via Crucis in Rome while tens of thousands pray his meditations

Vatican City: (By Matthew Santucci for CAN) In an apparent last-minute decision, Pope Francis skipped the Way of the Cross ceremony held at Rome’s Colosseum on Friday to safeguard his health ahead of the upcoming liturgies on Saturday and Easter Sunday. 



“To conserve hi

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As many as 2,700 American soldiers are guarding ‘Mr. Bone Saw’ illegal rule of Saudi Arabia. By AHMAR MUSTIKHAN

At least 2,700 U.S. soldiers are guarding one of the most despicable de facto rulers ever of the Saudi sheikhdom, Mohammed bin Salman, according to Saudi expert Doug Bandow. This is in addition to an elite private army that America’s No. 1 mercenary Erik Prince had helped train for the Saud

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Pope Francis changes statutes of papal basilica, emphasizing work of canons

Vatican City: (By Matthew Santucci for CNA) Pope Francis on Wednesday issued new regulations for the administration of the papal Basilica of St. Mary Major, placing new emphasis on spiritual work and pastoral care and appointing a coadjutor archpriest of the West’s oldest Marian shrine.&nbs

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Pope Francis: We have a duty to help women accept the gift of life

Vatican City: (By Courtney Mares for CNA)  “Institutions, social and political, have the fundamental duty to protect and promote the dignity of every human being, offering women, the bearers of life, the necessary conditions to be able to accept the gift of life and ensure a digni

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Pope Francis opens Vatican’s Judicial Year, has aide read speech due to ‘bronchitis’

Pope Francis engages with a youngster at the inauguration of the 95th Judicial Year of the Vatican City State on Saturday, March 2, 2024.



Vatican City: (By Matthew Santucci for CAN) Pope Francis presided over the inauguration of the 95th Judicial Year of the Vatican City State on Saturd

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Pope Francis: Lent is a time to ‘encounter wild beasts and angels’

Vatican City: (By Matthew Santucci for CNA) Observing that during the 40 days in the desert Christ was in the company of both “wild beasts and angels,” the pope reflected that when we enter this symbolic “inner wildness,” we too “encounter wild beasts and angels.&rdq

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Pope says Africans are 'special case' when it comes to LGBT blessings

VATICAN CITY: (Reuters) - Pope Francis said in an interview published on Monday that Africans were a "special case" in the opposition of bishops and many other people in the continent to homosexuality.



But he said he was confident that, except for Africans, critics of his deci

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Pope: World Economic Forum meeting an opportunity to find ‘ways to build a better world’

Vatican City: (By Matthew Santucci for CAN) On the occasion of the 54th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Pope Francis sent a letter to the group’s leader to express his hope that it will be an opportunity to find “ways to build a better world.”&n

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Pope Francis at audience: Gluttony is perhaps the most dangerous vice

Vatican City: (By Matthew Santucci for CAN) In the third installment of his catechetical series on vice and virtue, Pope Francis on Wednesday focused on the sin of gluttony, noting that the vice is not about “food in itself, but on our relationship with it.” 



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Pope Francis: Never forget that Jesus is beside you in your worst moments

Vatican City: (CNA) In life’s worst moments, never forget that Jesus is beside you, Pope Francis said Wednesday. In his first general audience of the new year, the pope set aside his prepared remarks to share a message from his heart: “Jesus never leaves us alone, never!” &ldquo

"Trial of Pakistani Christian Nation" By Nazir S Bhatti

On demand of our readers, I have decided to release E-Book version of "Trial of Pakistani Christian Nation" on website of PCP which can also be viewed on website of Pakistan Christian Congress www.pakistanchristiancongress.org . You can read chapter wise by clicking tab on left handside of PDF format of E-Book.

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