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Iran inching its way towards the end of the veil

A young Iranian woman convicted for protesting against the mandatory veil does not regret her action. "[I]t was worth it because people want change,” she said. The law will change but it will take time. A government survey indicates that half of the population of Tehran is against the mandatory veil. An exiled Iranian journalist started a campaign in the United States. ...

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Pope: Remain in the love of Jesus so that our love does not lose ardour and boldness

During the Regina Caeli, Pope Francis said that we must love "with facts, not words". Love must become "the constant element of our existence", with the elderly, the sick "even if they are in the last stage", and the unborn. "Life must always be protected and loved from conception to its natural end. This is love." The pontiff mentioned the beatification of Chiara Fey in Aachen and asked for prayers for the Central African Republic. ...

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Pop: Remain in the love of Jesus so that our love does not lose ardour and boldness

During the Regina Caeli, Pope Francis said that we must love "with facts, not words". Love must become "the constant element of our existence", with the elderly, the sick "even if they are in the last stage", and the unborn. "Life must always be protected and loved from conception to its natural end. This is love." The pontiff mentioned the beatification of Chiara Fey in Aachen and asked for prayers for the Central African Republic. ...

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What is the Neocathecumenal Way (Profile)

Established in Spain in 1964 thanks to the collaboration between Francisco José Gómez Argüello Wirtz (Kiko) and Carmen Hernández, the Way was recognised by Pope Paul VI in 1974 as a product of the Second Vatican Council. Currently, it is present in 134 countries with 21,330 communities in 6,270 parishes.

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Pope: prayer, poverty and patience are the “criteria” for the future of …

Francis met the participants of an international conference organised by the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life. “Prayer is always returning to the first calling.” Poverty is “the perimeter wall of consecrated life” against vanity and pride. Patience means “Bearing on your shoulders”, like a Christian virtue, the “capacity to bear suffering”.

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