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What is Right? - A Discussion with Rabbi Jeremy Lawrence and Bishop Anthony Fisher
Last edited 1st June 2014

Rabbi Jeremy Lawrence and Bishop Anthony Fisher discuss the topic "What is Right" during a farewell event for Rabbi Lawrence at the Great Synagogue in Sydney, 29 May 2014.

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Palestinian, Israeli Leaders to Pray with Pope at Vatican June 8
Last edited 29th May 2014

An encounter among Pope Francis, the Palestinian president, and the Israeli president at the Vatican to pray for peace in the Holy Land has been set for June 8, the Holy See has announced.

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Call to the priesthood
Last edited 29th May 2014

A look at ordinations in the U.S. through the eyes of two new Dominican priests.

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Catholic Church grows at a faster rate than the global population
Last edited 29th May 2014

According to the latest statistics from the Vatican, there are now 1.229 billion baptized people in the world, a ten percent increase since 2005. The Church has grown the fastest in Africa, where the number of Catholics increased by 29 percent. Meanwhile, Europe was the only region with a decrease in growth. The figures, gathered in December 2012 and released recently, show that the number of priests changed from 406,000 in 2005, to 414,000. Bishops showed a similar growth rate, reaching 5,000 today, while seminarians topped 120,000.

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Muslim Activist Saves a Christian from Blasphemy Charges in Pakistan
Last edited 27th May 2014

A "success" story with a happy ending thanks to the intervention of " a Muslim activist, who saved the life of an innocent young Christian" who "is not even able to read". This is what Suneel Malik, Director of Peace and Human Development Foundation ( Phd ) tells AsiaNews, commenting on the latest case of false blasphemy charges that occurred in recent days in Faisalabad in Punjab.

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Emeritus Bishop of Parramatta Kevin Manning addresses Australian Federation of Islamic Councils 50th Anniversary Congress Dinner
Last edited 27th May 2014

Celebrating the Australian Federation of Islamic Councils (AFIC) 50th Anniversary Congress Dinner at Parliament House this evening 27 May 2014, Bishop Kevin Manning DD Emeritus Bishop of Parramatta addresses the five pillars common to Islam and Christianity.

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Israeli, Palestinian Presidents Accept Invitation for Peace Meeting at Vatican
Last edited 25th May 2014

Israeli President Shimon Peres and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced that they have accepted Pope Francis’ invitation to join him at the Vatican for an encounter of prayer. Pope Francis issued his invitation at the close of a papal mass in Bethlehem’s Manger Square on May 25, asking both men “to join me in heartfelt prayer to God for the gift of peace. I offer my home in the Vatican as a place for this encounter of prayer.”

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Common Declaration signed by Pope Francis and the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
Last edited 25th May 2014

Pope Francis and the Ecumenical Patriarch, Bartholomew I, on Sunday held private talks in Jerusalem and signed a Common Declaration in which they pledged to continue on the path towards unity between the Catholic and Orthodox Churches. Their encounter marked the 50th anniversary of the historic meeting between Pope Paul VI and the Patriarch Athenagoras in 1964.

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Church of the Holy Sepulcher, Site for the Pope's Ecumenical Gathering
Last edited 22nd May 2014

The Church of the Holy Sepulcher is the chosen location for the ecumenical meeting on Sunday between Pope Francis and Bartholomew. The basilica sits atop the historical sites of the Crucifixion, and Christ's tomb. The building's architecture is very complex, influenced greatly by the Crusaders, which conquered Jerusalem in 1099.

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'Walking The Camino' Documentary Offers A Glimpse At Real Life On The Road To Santiago
Last edited 22nd May 2014

"500 miles on foot. Bunk-beds. Blisters. Stunning landscapes. World-class snorers. Hot searing sun, freezing cold rain. Kindness from strangers. Debilitating injury."

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