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The head of the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Community (COMECE), Cardinal Reinhard Marx, has called on member countries of the European Union to act together in solving the dangerous realities for migrants taking great risks to reach Europe. During an October 10 meeting with the European Commission’s President José Manuel Barroso…

Colombia – A prelate has condemned the actions of guerrillas in evicting priests form their parishes in a rural areas of the country. When he learned of the evictions in Puerto Guzmán and Puerto Leguizam, Bishop Luis Alberto Parra Mora took to the airwaves to call on the government to act at once to ensure…

Major reforms to the way the curia undertakes its work was a principal item of discussion for the newly formed Council of Cardinals last week, it has been revealed. In a briefing offered by the Holy See’s Press Office director following the October 1-3 meeting, Fr Federico Lombardi revealed details of the meeting and indicated…

Switzerland – The dissident theologian Hans Kung has revealed he is considering assisted suicide as he grows older. Now 85, Kung has argued in the final volume of his memoirs, Experienced Humanity, that people should have the right to voluntarily “surrender” their lives to God if life becomes unbearable through illness or pain. “I do…