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Seafarers - Latest News

Oct 21, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- The Vatican announced Wednesday that Pope Francis will be sending financial aid to families whose loved ones went missing when their ship sank in September. 
Sep 28, 2020 - 09:00 am .- The Apostleship of the Sea, a Catholic charity helping seafarers worldwide, will now be known as Stella Maris.
Jul 12, 2020 - 06:30 am .- A Vatican cardinal urged Catholics Sunday to exercise a “preferential option for the poor” for seafarers serving on the front line of the coronavirus crisis. 
Jun 17, 2020 - 09:00 am .- In a video message Wednesday, Pope Francis told maritime workers their many sacrifices before and during the coronavirus pandemic have not gone unnoticed or unappreciated.
Jul 10, 2017 - 10:34 am .- On Sunday, the Catholic Church held a special day to remember the hard work and challenges surrounding the occupation of sailors and other maritime workers, who are responsible for transporting roughly 90 percent of the world’s goods.