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5 Ways to Celebrate the First World Day of the Poor

In order to keep the merciful spirit of the Jubilee Year of Mercy alive, Pope Francis declared the 33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time to be known from here on as the World Day of the Poor, which makes this Sunday the inaugural year for this new Church initiative.

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Vatican Establishes 12 Aid Centers in Haiti

By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Responding to the catastrophe in Haiti, the Pontifical Council “Cor Unum” has announced that it has established 12 sites on the ground in the stricken island nation to distribute food, water, clothing, medical aid and shelter to the population.

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Archbishop of Port-au-Prince Among Dead in Horrific Haiti Earthquake

By  Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The Apostolic Nuncio of Haiti has announced the death of Monsignor Joseph Serge Miot, Archbishop of Port-au-Prince, along with what could be up to 100,000 people in the devastating 7.2 earthquake that struck the poor island nation on Tuesday.

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