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Giffoni Film Festival 2019

The 49th edition of the Giffoni Film Festival is being held from 19-27 July in Giffoni Valle Piana (Salerno), Italy. The event brings together 6,200 jurors from 53 countries around the world to the region’s Cinema Citadel and Multimedia Valley, where they will be judging 101 films in the 7 competition sections of the Festival…. Read more »

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Inauguration of Luys TV, the first TV network in Armenian and Turkish

In Armenian, luys means light. And the first television channel in Armenian and Turkish, inaugurated in Turkey, goes by the name of Luys TV. It is headed by Turkish-Armenian journalist Aram Kuran, who told local media that the project to create a bilingual Armenian-Turkish channel started two years ago. The Luys TV channel was launched…

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A Hero in the Battle Against Human Trafficking

Sr. Gabriella Bottani, a Comboni missionary and the international coordinator of Talitha Kum, the worldwide network of consecrated women against human trafficking, was honored as a Hero in the 2019 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report Launch Ceremony hosted by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on 20 June 2019, at the U.S. Department of State…

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ITALY
International Catholic Publishing Days

An International Meeting of Catholic Publishers was held in Rome from 26-29 June, organized by the Holy See’s Dicastery for Communication in collaboration with the National Office for Social Communications of the Italian Bishops’ Conference. Representatives of over 50 Catholic publishing houses from every corner of the globe took part in the event, confirming the… Read more »

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Congo
Biblical Animation

The Daughters of St. Paul of our Congo–Ivory Coast Delegation recently organized a biblical animation in the Archdiocese of Lubumbashi. This activity has by now become a tradition aimed at deeper reflection on the Holy Scriptures and promotion of the African Bible. This year, the event was held in the month of May on the… Read more »

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ITALY
Sr. Myriam Castelli: “Commander”

By a Decree of Italian President Sergio Mattarella, Sr. Myriam Castelli, fsp, a journalist and television host, received the honorary title of “Commander of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Italy.” Sr. Myriam has to her credit almost forty years of experience as a journalist and twenty as a television host. Italians around… Read more »

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New Website for the Vatican City State

Vatican City’s Internet website has been renewed in continuity with the objectives of “rationality, economy and simplicity.” About 12 years after its creation, the site now features a new graphic layout that, although very different from the previous one, is still inspired by the intention of those who created it, namely: the possibility of immediately… Read more »

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Child Labor Exploitation

152 million children between the ages of 5 and 17 are the victims of child labor exploitation. That is to say, 1 in 10 children worldwide: 64 million girls and 88 million boys. Unable to attend school and deprived of their childhood, almost half of these children (about 73 million) are forced to carry out… Read more »

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CANADA
Children in the Book Center

Every year the FSP Book Center of Montreal organizes encounters for children on topics chosen to get young people interested in reading, acquaint them with new publications in the field and bring them closer to the wonderful world of books. These cultural events often include the presence and participation of the authors and illustrators of… Read more »

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