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Oct 18, 2017 - 04:43 am .- On Wednesday, Pope Francis offered prayers for the more than 300 victims of a terrorist bombing in the African country of Somalia, one of the most lethal attacks to take place anywhere in the world in recent years.  
Oct 13, 2017 - 06:33 am .- With more than 20 deaths caused by the various wildfires devouring swaths of California, Pope Francis on Friday sent a message voicing his solidarity with victims, and assuring his prayer for all those affected by the blazes.
Oct 8, 2017 - 06:50 am .- Having dignified work is a topic Pope Francis has continuously returned to since his election, and it surfaced again in his latest prayer video, which urges viewers to spend October praying that employees have just working conditions, and for the unemployed.
Oct 6, 2017 - 06:20 am .- To recognize Mental Illness Awareness Week, the National Catholic Partnership on Disability held a teleconference prayer service offering those with mental illness, and their friends and family, communal and spiritual support.
Oct 6, 2017 - 03:02 am .- The niece of Fatima visionary Sr. Lucia dos Santos said her aunt was a normal person like everyone else, but shared some personal advice that her saintly relative used to give: to pray at least something every day.  
Oct 2, 2017 - 09:59 am .- On Monday, the Bishop of Las Vegas, Joseph A. Pepe, voiced grief over a mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada, which has been called the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history.
Oct 2, 2017 - 06:34 am .- On Monday, Pope Francis offered his condolences and spiritual support to victims of a deadly shooting in Las Vegas that left at least 50 people dead and hundreds more wounded when a gunman opened fire at a country music festival.
Sep 20, 2017 - 11:13 am .- Following Mexico’s second major earthquake in two weeks, bishops in the country called for prayers and solidarity, asking Our Lady of Guadalupe to intercede and comfort the suffering people.
Sep 19, 2017 - 04:55 pm .- The Archbishop of St. Louis led an interfaith group of religious leaders in prayer for peace and justice on Tuesday, after protests over the weekend turned violent.
Sep 14, 2017 - 03:45 pm .- Bishop Thomas Daly of Spokane has urged Christians to pray for the victims of a Sept. 13 high school shooting, in which one student was killed and three others were hospitalized.
Aug 26, 2017 - 12:07 pm .- The arrival of Hurricane Harvey in Texas is a time for prayer, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston has said.
Aug 17, 2017 - 05:11 pm .- In the face of North Korea’s threats to bomb the island of Guam, the Catholic faithful have gathered in parishes across the U.S. territory to pray for eased tensions between the two nations.
Aug 17, 2017 - 11:04 am .- Catholic leaders voiced prayers for victims after a van sped into a crowd of people in the Las Ramblas tourist area of Barcelona on Thursday, killing at least 13 and injuring dozens more.
Aug 16, 2017 - 07:54 am .- With hundreds dead and nearly 600 more still missing as a result of a giant mudslide that ravished Sierra Leone's capital, Pope Francis has prayed for the victims, their families and rescue workers providing relief to those affected.
Aug 12, 2017 - 03:46 pm .- The head of the U.S. bishops conference called for prayers after one person was killed and over a dozen injured during a white nationalist protest in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Aug 7, 2017 - 11:51 am .- On Sunday morning Pope Francis descended to the grotto beneath St Peter's Basilica, where many past Popes are buried, to pray at the tomb of Bl. Paul VI.
Aug 7, 2017 - 07:26 am .- After a bloody attack at a Catholic Church in southern Nigeria left 11 dead and several more wounded, Pope Francis conveyed his sympathy to the victims and their families, assuring the community of his prayer.
Aug 5, 2017 - 04:24 am .- Pope Francis has dedicated the month of August to praying for artists, praising them in his latest prayer video as heralds of God's beauty, and asking that through their work, they would help humanity discover the wonder of creation.
Aug 4, 2017 - 05:26 am .- As tensions and deaths continue to rise in Venezuela over the government's push to re-write their constitution, the Holy See has urged the country's leaders to hold off on the constitutional assembly, focusing instead on alleviating the nation's crippling humanitarian crisis.
Jul 6, 2017 - 09:11 am .- Police are investigating a possible hate crime after a man threatened to kill a nun who was praying inside a Catholic Church in Brooklyn yesterday afternoon.

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