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Photo of the week: Syria’s children

Catholic News Service Syrian children risk becoming 'lost generation,' Vatican official says  VATICAN CITY — Without family, a legal identity and adequate education, children uprooted by...

Vatican officials address U.N. panel looking at abuse of children

VATICAN CITY — Testifying before the U.N. Committee on the Rights of the Child, a Vatican representative acknowledged the horror of clerical sexual abuse...

Refugee treaty needs improvement, says Vatican official

GENEVA — More than half a century after its creation, an international treaty designed to protect refugees has room for improvement, a Vatican official...

Vatican official urges ‘real reforms’ in Syria

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- A Vatican official deplored the growing violence in Syria, and called on political leaders there to enact "real reforms." Archbishop...

Pope prays for migrants, calls for aid

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- Pope Benedict XVI expressed concern for the millions of migrants around the world, and encouraged the agencies trying to...

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