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  • The exploitation of children in the worst forms of child labor does not stop

    In India there are more than 200,000 children who are exploited in very poor conditions in the world of manufacturing jobs. Forced to work, deprived of education and their basic needs, these children suffer the consequences of a society that looks at them with indifference. "Child in a Box" campaign was launched to highlight this dramatic situation around the world.

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  • Cardinal Ribat: "The Church in Oceania has faith, but the populations are in danger"

    "The Church in Oceania is vibrant in faith. Overall we are a young Church with a vibrant and dynamic community at a pastoral and social level. We are committed to a permanent formation for our faithful. We have to thank the Churches of Asia, who have sent missionaries.

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  • Stanley Rother, first martyr born in the US

    It is official, Pope Francis yesterday, 2 December 2016 recognized the martyrdom of Father Stanley Rother of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City (USA), making him the first martyr who was born in the United States. The recognition of his martyrdom opens the path for his beatification.

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  • Fight against AIDS: challenge not only against the virus, but integral promotion of human development

    Young people have a tremendous potential which unfortunately they are often not allowed to take advantage of". This is what Fr. Michael Lewis SJ, President of the Jesuit Superiors of Africa and Madagascar (JESAM) said in the message released on the occasion of the World Day to Combat AIDS which is celebrated today, December 1, 2016.

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  • Prayer for peace all over the country on the eve of the protest of extremist groups

    To reaffirm peacefully the principles of tolerance, love, unity in diversity, acceptance of others, legality, peace: with this spirit, wearing red and white bands (Indonesia's national colors), thousands of citizens around the country, faithful of all religious communities, symbolically shared a large "prayer for unity", yesterday, November 30, 2016, and took to the streets to launch a message of peace.

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  • Millions of children orphaned due to conflict and exploitation

    Millions of children orphaned, victims of violence have continued to rise in Goma since 1994. The complaint comes from the "En Avant Les Enfants" center INUKA. According INUKA, more than 4 million children have lost at least one parent in the last twenty years, silent victims of ongoing cycles of violence.​

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  • Proposals of 60 adolescents for sustainable development and the overcoming of child poverty

    A group formed by 60 adolescents from 11 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean presented a set of proposals for the achievement of Sustainable Development Objectives in 2030 and the overcoming of child poverty to the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).

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  • Thanksgiving: "Diverse as we are, we are united in the debt we owe to God"

    On the occasion of Thanksgiving, which is celebrated today, the President and the Vice President of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCBB), Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston, and the Archbishop of Los Angeles, His Exc. Msgr. José H. Gomez, just elected to this office by the recent Assembly of the Episcopate, offer a Thanksgiving message to the nation.

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  • Meeting of the Bishops of Central American SEDAC has begun, prayers for the victims of hurricane Otto

    he Bishops of the Episcopal Secretariat of Central America (SEDAC) opened their annual meeting yesterday afternoon, in the chapel of the Marist Brothers Center in Guatemala City. According to the note sent to Fides, there are 65 Bishops, from El Salvador, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama and Honduras, who are participating in the meeting, from 22 to 25 November, to discuss and reflect on the situation of the region in the light of the magisterium.

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  • Unity in Diversity: the people of Indonesia take to the streets for the common good

    Reaffirming Indonesia's motto, "unity in diversity" and the solid foundation of the nation, ie the Pancasila (the "Charter of five principles"): with this spirit the Indonesians of all faiths took to the streets in recent days in Jakarta and Semarang, the two major cities of the Indonesian island of Java. Wearing the traditional white and red dresses, the national colors of Indonesia, thousands of people marched on November 19 on the streets of the capital.

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