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Thousands of young people have accompanied the Pope, from January 24 to 27 in Panama, for the World Youth Day. Faced with a colorful and cheerful crowd, Pope Francis, since his arrival in Panama, has not failed to warn Latin American political leaders against the corruption that is sweeping the continent. On Friday, the 25th,…

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Advent is a time of waiting, the waiting today for the arrival of our Savior Jesus Christ in the life of each one of us, in our ecclesial communities, in our parishes, and in our diocese. Waiting in vigilance and prayer, as we constantly reflect on the biblical readings of this liturgical season. It is…

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In discreet manner, but little by little the Carmelite marches are moulding on Mount Carmel and in all the Holy Land, because of it and taking advantage of the presence of OCD F. Paco Negral , Spanish veteran and with nearly 50 years of experience in this country, we got the encourage to make him…

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Dear brother bishops and priests, Dear brothers and sisters, faithful in all our parishes and religious communities, “Lent is a new beginning, a path leading to the certain goal of Easter, Christ’s victory over death. This season urgently calls us to conversion. Christians are asked to return to God “with all their hearts” (Joel 2:12),…

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H.E. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, after consultation with the Bishops Council and the Consultative Council of the Latin Patriarchate, has today nominated Bishop William Shomali as Patriarchal Vicar for Jordan, succeeding Bishop Maroun Lahham who resigned from office last week. The Latin Patriarchate again thanks Bishop Maroun Lahham…

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