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Pope Challenges All to Become ‘citizens of the digital world’

By Ann Marie Foley - Catholic Ireland on 26-Jan-14 22:41.

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(Ann Marie Foley - CI) - “The Church needs to be concerned for, and present in, the world of communication, in order to dialogue with people today and to help them encounter Christ.”

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God always chooses the 'little ones,' Pope Francis Reflects

By Elise Harris - CNA on 23-Jan-14 07:53.

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(Elise Harris - CNA) - In his daily Mass, Pope Francis noted how God seeks to have a personal relationship with each of us, emphasizing that he favors those who are humble and small because he is able to dialogue with them.

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New Provincial for St. John of God West European Province

By on 21-Jan-14 22:40.

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Br Donatus Forkan has been elected Provincial of the West European Province of the St. John of God Order. Br. Donatus recently returned from Malawi where he was working in the community based mental health services in Mzuzu .

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St John of God Order's Response to the New Poverties

By OH -FBF Website on 25-Apr-13 11:23.

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Representatives of countries where the Order runs shelters for the homeless met in Rome recently to design a common action plan to respond to the new social difficulties and poverties that the economic crisis has produced in Europe and to which the Order’s facilities intend to make an appropriate and effective response.

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Money Raised for St. John of God Health Centre in Accra, Ghana

By OH-FBF Website on 17-Jan-14 08:09.

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During Advent, and for the second year running, Max Kuchler, the Chef de Cuisine at the Brothers of Saint John of God Vienna Hospital organised a Christmas charity market which raised 11,100 euro for the Order's Health Centre in Accra, Ghana.

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Pope: 'In the Church we are all missionaries and disciples'

By Independent Catholic News on 16-Jan-14 07:50.

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(ICN) - Baptism brings us into the 'People of God', makes us members of a 'People on a journey', a 'Pilgrim People in history' - Pope Francis asserted, quoting words from the Second Vatican Council during his Wednesday catechesis at the general audience, which was dedicated to the first of the sacraments.

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Boston Globe Launching Website Dedicated to Coverage of Catholicism

By Irish Central on 15-Jan-14 08:07.

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(Irish Central) - John Allen, the distinguished journalist who has covered the Vatican for the National Catholic Reporter, will be leaving his post at the weekly publication, to take up a new post with the Boston Globe.

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More than 32,000 in Taizé Youth Gathering

By Independent Catholic News on 14-Jan-14 08:02.

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(ICN) - The 36th European youth meeting organised by the Taizé Community in Strasbourg, Alsace and the neighbouring region in Germany, ended with prayer and festivities to celebrate New Year's Eve, and lunch on 1 January shared by the young participants and their hosts. It was one of the highlights of the meeting: nearly 10,000 homes decided to open their doors throughout the region.

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General Definitory Meeting in Vienna

By OH-FBF Website on 13-Jan-14 07:52.

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The first meeting in 2014 of the General Definitory took place in the Austrian Province, in Vienna, on 7 - 10 January 2014 which happily coincided with the celebration of the 4th centenary of the foundation of the St John of God Hospital in Vienna.

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Baptism Gives Strength to Forgive Enemies, Love Poor, Pope Says

By Catholic News Service on 11-Jan-14 20:06.

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(CNS) - Baptism isn't just some formal ritual, it profoundly changes people, giving them unwavering hope and the strength to forgive and love others, Pope Francis said.

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Volunteering Linked to Vocations

By Vocations Ireland Website on 09-Jan-14 10:21.

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A just-released study of more than 5,000 former full-time volunteers shows that 37 percent had considered a vocation to priesthood or religious life. Twenty-seven percent said they had considered such a vocation "very seriously." A total of 6 percent had actually entered religious life or diocesan priesthood or were preparing to enter.

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Lilongwe Clinic Celebrates One Year

By St. John of God Services Website on 08-Jan-14 07:48.

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Staff in Saint John of God - Lilongwe Clinic celebrated 1 year service recently. Br. Donatus Forkan and the Management of Likuni Mission Hospital were present at the celebration. Two clients were attended to on the first day. To date there are 470 clients on register with an average of 23 new clients and 107 clients attending.

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Pope: In New Year, Step Outside Your Comfort Zone, Get Involved

By Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service on 06-Jan-14 07:39.

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(Carol Glatz -CNS) - The new year will be brighter only if everyone steps outside their safe havens, gets involved and works together to solve local problems with generosity and love, Pope Francis said

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Pope Orders New Rules on Relations Between Bishops, Religious Orders

By Francis X. Rocca - Catholic News Service on 04-Jan-14 20:01.

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(Francis X. Rocca - CNS) - Pope Francis said he has ordered a revision of what he called outdated Vatican norms on the relations between religious orders and local bishops, in order to promote greater appreciation of the orders' distinctive missions.

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Hugely Positive Response to TV Bible Series

By Sarah Mac Donald - Catholic Ireland on 04-Jan-14 09:27.

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(Sarah McDonald - CI) - TV3 has received hundreds of emails and telephone calls praising the US mini-series The Bible, which aired exclusively on the station over the festive period. Produced by the Emmy award winning husband and wife team, Mark Burnett and Irish-born Roma Downey, The Bible explores the story of God’s creation of the Earth and the landmark events leading up to the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

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