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Basilica of St. Bartholomew on the Tiberian Island in Rome

Basilica of St. Bartholomew on the Tiberian Island in Rome

Pope Francis to celebrate Liturgy of Word for 'New Martyrs'

12/04/2017 13:17

Pope Francis will celebrate a special Liturgy of the Word in memory of the "New Martyrs" of the 20th and 21st centuries on Saturday, 22 April, an event organized by the Sant'Egidio Community

 

Candle in remembrance of twin attack in Egypt

A man holds a canlde to remember the recent church attacks in Egypt

Coptic church bombing victims to be honored at prayer vigil

11/04/2017 12:09

The Community of Sant’Egidio will hold their annual ecumenical prayer vigil on Tuesday, remembering especially the Coptic Christian martyrs and all those who are persecuted and killed for their faith.

 

Some of the washing machines at new laundry for the poor in Rome

Some of the washing machines at new laundry for the poor in Rome

Pope Francis’ Laundry for the poor opens in Rome

10/04/2017 15:52

The first washing machines and tumble dryers for the homeless in Rome whirred into action on Monday as ‘Pope Francis’ Laundry’ opened its doors to provide a much needed service.

 

Pope Francis welcomes a group of Syrian refugees that flew with him from the Greek island of Lesbos

Pope Francis welcomes a group of Syrian refugees that flew with him from the Greek island of Lesbos

The Vatican welcomes new refugee families from Syria

03/04/2017 15:19

Three new Syrian families have found shelter and welcome in the Vatican as part of an ongoing effort to provide the means and the tools for integration and a new life of hope for those fleeing conflict and persecution.

 

Sant'Egidio's Christmas and New Year's lunch at a Rome prison  in 2015

Sant'Egidio's Christmas and New Year's lunch at a Rome prison in 2015

Sant’Egidio: Christmas lunch the most beautiful of the year

23/12/2016 15:35

The Catholic lay community Sant’Egidio is gearing up for its traditional Christmas lunch for the poor and marginalized.  Its guests this year: some 200,000 people in 700 cities around the globe, including the elderly, homeless, poor, prisoners, refugees and street children.

 

Residents look on at damaged buildings after August earthquake

Residents look on at damaged buildings after August earthquake

Sant'Egidio help elderly devastated by quake

20/12/2016 16:39

Elderly residents of an Italian town hit by a devastating earthquake are to receive help from a Catholic lay association.