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Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops reiterate appeal for food aid

Zimbabwe’s Catholic Bishops have reiterated their appeal for food aid to the country. About 8 million people could starve if emergency assistance is not forthcoming.

Human Intelligence and AI for Oncology advancement

As the Vatican workshop on ethics in Artificial Intelligence ends, Dr. Alexandru Floares speaks on the possibilities of medical innovation through collaboration between AI and human intellect.

Pope: Church’s social teaching can help AI serve the common good

Pope Francis sent a message to participants in a workshop titled, "The 'Good' Algorithm? Artificial Intelligence: Ethics, Law, Health", organized by the Pontifical Academy for Life in the Vatican, February, 26-28.

Victims and survivors of abuse remembered by Church in Ireland

The Annual Day of Prayer for Survivors and Victims of Sexual Abuse is being marked in Ireland on 28 February, the first Friday of Lent.

Pope Francis forms Child Protection Task Force

Following up on a plan announced at last year’s Meeting for the Protection of Minors in the Church, Pope Francis has launched a task force to help Bishops’ Conferences prepare and update child protection guidelines.

Pope postpones official audiences but continues meetings at Santa Marta

The schedule of Pope Francis has been modified for the second day, Friday, the Vatican Press Office said.

New Zealand Bishops warn proposed bill will remove rights of the unborn

The Bishops of New Zealand say that a proposed Abortion Legislation Bill will remove the need for any statutory tests for an abortion up to 20 weeks’ gestation, effectively introducing abortion on demand.

Indian Christian leaders condemn Delhi communal violence

Christian leaders have called on church institutions to open their doors to the victims of the riots in the spirit of Lent.

Guinea bishop appeals for peace on eve of elections

The Archbishop of Conakry exhorts the people and the political authorities of the Republic of Guinea put an end to "useless conflicts" as the country heads to the polls.

Caritas India Lenten campaign: “Sustain Life, Sustainable Livelihood”

During the 40-day Lenten period, that begins with Ash Wednesday, Christians give in to prayer, penance, fasting, abstinence and works of mercy in preparation for Easter.