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Pope receives Chairman of Bosnia and Herzegovina Presidency

Pope Francis received this Monday morning Željko Komšić, the current Chairman of the Collegial Presidency of Bosnia-Herzegovina, who met afterwards with Archbishop Paul R. Gallagher, the Vatican's Secretary for Relations with States.

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Suspect identified in Betrayal of Anne Frank

A six-year international investigation has identified a suspect who may have betrayed famous Jewish diarist Anne Frank and her family to the Nazis. Jewish notary Arnold van den Bergh, has been accused by a team that included a retired agent of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, the FBI.

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US bishops urge Americans to follow Martin Luther King's prophetic witness

As Americans honour the memory of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., the Bishops of the United States call on all people of goodwill to continue to draw from his example and to carry on his work for equality and justice in American society.

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Raphaël Bedros XXI opens Week of Prayer for Christian Unity in Beirut

In the Armenian-Catholic Cathedral of St. Elijah and St. Gregory the Illuminator in the Lebanese capital, the Patriarch of Cilicia of Armenian Catholics, Raphaël Bedros XXI Minassian, invites everyone to overcome differences by looking to Christ the Redeemer and the mystery of the Eucharist.

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Pope to Holy Land Review: Tell the story of fraternity in the Middle East

Pope Francis urges the journalists of The Holy Land Review to tell the world the story of fraternity among Christians and among all the children of Abraham.

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Pray for unity, pray for the synod

For the forthcoming 2022 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Cardinal Mario Grech and Cardinal Kurt Koch invite all Christians to pray for unity and to continue to journey together.

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Pope: Search for Christian unity must be a journey together

Pope Francis welcomes an ecumenical delegation from Finland to the Vatican, on the eve of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.

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Netherlands partially lifts Europe’s toughest lockdown

The Netherlands government has only partially lifted Europe's toughest coronavirus lockdown, prompting protests with bars and other businesses reopening despite prohibitions.

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Guatemalan authorities stop migrant caravan headed to US

An attempt by a migrant caravan to trek from Honduras, through Guatemala, to the Mexican border with the United States, has been halted by Guatemalan authorities.

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Burkina Faso ambassador says Africa needs to embrace multilateral diplomacy.

The ambassador of Burkina Faso to the Holy See, His Excellency Robert Compaoré, says he appreciates Pope Francis’ encouragement for multilateral diplomacy.

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