Pope Francis Releases Apostolic Letter on 1600th Anniversary of St. Jerome’s Death

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By ZENIT Staff Pope Francis on September 30, 2020, released the apostolic letter Scripturae Sacrae Affectus (Devotion to Sacred Scripture). The letter is devoted to St. Jerome and comes on the 1600th anniversary of his death. ****** APOSTOLIC LETTER SCRIPTURAE SACRAE AFFECTUS OF THE HOLY FATHERFRANCISON THE SIXTEEN HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DEATH OF SAINT […]

Trump and Biden clash over Barrett nomination, abortion, in fiery debate

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CNA Staff, Sep 30, 2020 / 09:00 am (CNA).- The future of Roe v. Wade and the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court were raised in Tuesday night’s presidential debate between President Donald Trump and former vice president Joe Biden. While the 90-minute debate, held in Cleveland, Ohio, was marked by […]

Holy Father Concludes Catecheses on Theme of ‘Healing the World’ (Full Text)

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By ZENIT Staff This morning’s general audience took place at 9.05 in the San Damaso Courtyard of the Vatican Apostolic Palace. In his address in Italian, the Pope continued his cycle of catechesis on the theme, “Healing the world”, focusing on “Preparing the future together with Jesus who saves and heals” (Bible passage: Heb 12: […]

Vatican Communique on Financial Issues

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By ZENIT Staff Today the assessment team of the Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Measures against Money Laundering and the Financing of Terrorism initiates its visit to the Vatican. This visit is held in the context of the Fifth Evaluation Round, agreed upon in 2019, to which all the member jurisdictions of Moneyval […]

FEATURE: Cardinal Parolin to ZENIT: Motivation for China Deal, ‘Little Steps Toward Greater Religious Freedom’

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By Deborah Castellano Lubov Even if only little and gradual steps are evident, through our renewed deal with China, our hope is to work toward greater religious freedom Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican Secretary of State, expressed this to ZENIT when its Senior Vatican Correspondent asked him about underlying motivations behind the China deal. The Italian […]

Salesians raise 8 million euros for families affected by pandemic

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CNA Staff, Sep 30, 2020 / 06:59 am (CNA).- The head of the Salesians announced that the order has raised nearly 8 million euros to help thousands of families worldwide who have been financially affected during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Specifically, 7.9 million euros have been collected, a very significant amount that has reached 62 Salesian […]

Salesians raise 8 million euros for families affected by pandemic

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CNA Staff, Sep 30, 2020 / 06:59 am (CNA).- The head of the Salesians announced that the order has raised nearly 8 million euros to help thousands of families worldwide who have been financially affected during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Specifically, 7.9 million euros have been collected, a very significant amount that has reached 62 Salesian […]