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Pope's plea for South Sudan

While the African Catholic community was celebrating the feast of St Josephine Bakhita in Adelaide, Pope Francis was showing his support for the long-suffering people of South Sudan by urging political leaders to do everything in their power to halt the violence and conflict in the region. Source: Vatican News

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Learn from Vatican II how to see the Church: Pope

In his homily during Mass on the 60th anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council, Pope Francis says Jesus’ words to St Peter – “Do you love Me? Feed My sheep” – are also addressed to the Church today. Christopher Wells, Vatican News, reports.


Adelaide joins plea for Mary's intercession

Archbishop Patrick O’Regan, Catholic Archbishop of Adelaide, will join Pope Francis and all the Bishops around the world in the Consecration of Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary on Friday March 25 at the 5.45pm Mass in St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral.


Facing Ukraine tragedy together

In an interview with the Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), Archbishop Visvaldas Kulbokas, Apostolic Nuncio to Ukraine, speaks from Kiev about the humanitarian crisis, solidarity among the population and the drama of war. The interview was conducted by Maria Lozano, head of press of the international ACN Foundation.