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Monthly Archives: May 2019

‘On the March’ with the International Military Pilgrimage to Lourdes

The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes ahead of the International Military Pilgrimage, May 2019. Credit: Knights of Columbus By Christine Rousselle Over 12,000 soldiers from over 40 countries are set to arrive in Lourdes, France on Friday as part of the 61st Annual International Military Pilgrimage. The pilgrimage goes throughout the weekend before concluding on Sunday. The International Military ...

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This Chemist Will Be the First Beatified Opus Dei Numerary

Ven. Guadalupe Ortiz de Landazuri (L), who will be beatified May 18 in Madrid. Photo courtesy of the Opus Dei Communications Office. By Hannah Brockhaus On May 18 in Madrid, Guadalupe Ortiz de Landazuri, a laywoman, will become the first numerary of Opus Dei to be beatified. A chemist, university teacher, and close associate of St. Josemaría Escrivá, she was ...

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‘Stand Firm for Life against The Evil Opposing It’, Kentucky Governor Says

Matt Bevin speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference at Liberty University, 2019. Credit: Shutterstock By Kate Scanlon Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) is urging his fellow governors to “be bold” on the issue of life. The first-term governor made the call during an interview Thursday on EWTN Pro-Life Weekly, as states across the country continue to debate abortion related ...

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Pro-Life Activists Call For Acquittal of Doctor Who Refused To Perform Abortion in Argentina

20.8K198 Noticias por email Doctor Leandro Rodríguez Lastra / Credit: CitizenGO Argentina Doctor Leandro Rodríguez Lastra / Foto: CitizenGO Argentina Pro-life advocates in Argentina have called for the acquittal of Dr. Leandro Rodríguez Lastra, whose trial started May 13 in Rio Negro Province in Argentina for refusing to perform an abortion. Rodríguez is the head of the department of gynecology ...

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FG Flags Off Site And Service Scheme in Anambra

By Sunny Ijomah The federal government has flagged off development of the Federal Sites and Services Scheme in Anambra state. The Minister of Works, Power and Housing Mr. Babatunde Fashola, performed the ceremony along Awkuzu-Umunya axis of the Enugu-Onitsha express road. Our correspondents report that the Federal site and services scheme will be located at Umunya-Awkuzu, in Oyi local Government ...

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COOUTH Resident Doctors Refuse Obiano’s Minimum Wage Offer

. . Insist On Strike By Pascal Chibueze The striking resident doctors of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH), Awka have turned down the minimum wage offer presented to them by Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano, insisting on continuing with the indefinite strike action they embarked upon on the 13th of May, 2019. Conveying the governor’s message ...

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5 UNIZIK Students Bag Scholarships from YAPJEN

A youth based human Rights and good governance advocacy group, Youth Advocates for Peace, Justice and Empowerment Network (YAPJEN), last Wednesday offered scholarships to five undergraduates of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. Amb. Timothy Nwachukwu, Executive Director of Youth Advocates for Peace, Justice, and Empowerment Network (YAPJEN), made the cash presentation of the scholarship award at the Law Students’ Senate Legislative ...

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Pope Francis: Wasting Food Shows a Lack of Concern For Others

By Hannah Brockhaus In a meeting with members of the Federation of European Food Banks, Saturday, Pope Francis warned against food waste, which he said shows a lack of concern for others. “Fighting against the terrible scourge of hunger means also fighting waste. Waste reveals an indifference towards things and towards those who go without. Wastefulness is the crudest form ...

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