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Cardinal Bo calls for end to violence in Myanmar as conflict intensifies

Cardinal Charles Bo of Yangon has appealed for peace and freedom in Myanmar, where tens of thousands of people, including Christians, continue to bear the brunt of an ongoing civil war between the military and ethnic rebel groups. Source: UCA News.

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Cardinal Zen among Hong Kong nominees for Nobel Peace Prize

Cardinal Joseph Zen is among six people nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for championing human rights in Hong Kong. Source: The Tablet.


Pandemic response holds lessons for global peace efforts: Pope

The interconnected “moral, social, political and economic crises” facing the world cannot be solved if individuals and nations continue to focus only on their own interests, Pope Francis said in his message for World Peace Day 2023. Source: NCR Online.

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Pope tells Ukrainians: ‘Your pain is my pain’

Nine months after the eruption of war in Ukraine, Pope Francis sent a letter on Friday to the Ukrainian people praying for peace and saying he shares in their suffering. Source: Crux.

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Peace can be attained only through dialogue: Archbishop Gallagher

War can be prevented by promoting social progress for the new generations, Vatican Secretary for Relations with States and International Organisations Archbishop Paul Gallagher said this week. Source: Vatican News.

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Top Vatican diplomat to celebrate Mass for peace in Ukraine

In the Holy See’s latest bid to help bring an end to the war between Ukraine and Russia, Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin will this week preside over a special Mass for peace in Ukraine. Source: Crux.

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Benedict XVI tells Ukrainian archbishop: ‘I continue to pray for peace’

The leader of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church met with retired Pope Benedict XVI in the Mater Ecclesiae monastery in Rome this week and asked him to keep praying for Ukraine. Source: CNA.

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Religious leaders join Pope in appeal for peace

Standing in front of an ancient symbol of violent battles, Pope Francis and global religious leaders echoed “the cry for peace” of people suffering the impact of conflicts around the world. Source: CNS.