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September, 2019
Volume 45, Number 3
  
3 September 2019
Greg Kandra




In this photo from 2017, Pope Francis prays as he arrives for a consistory to create new cardinals in St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican. The pope announced on 1 September that he will create 13 new cardinals at a consistory in October. (photo: CNS/Paul Haring)

Pope names 13 new cardinals, including key leaders in interreligious dialogue (CNS) two other members of the group are also Vatican officials: 67-year-old Bishop Miguel Angel Ayuso Guixot, president of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue; and 53-year-old Archbishop Jose Tolentino Medonca, Vatican archivist and librarian. One of the over-80 cardinals-designate is 82-year-old Archbishop Michael Fitzgerald, a Missionary of Africa born in England, who had served as president of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue and later as Vatican nuncio to Egypt…

Kerala floods leave dams more vulnerable to earthquakes (LiveMint) As Kerala struggles to recover from the monsoon floods that ravaged the state yet again this season, research has highlighted that floods triggered by heavy rain has left reservoirs and dams highly prone to earthquakes. The state has 43 dams and reservoirs predominantly located in the highly deformed and fractured Western Ghats. Of these 21 are now highly prone to tremors, a phenomenon called reservoir-induced seismicity (RIS), according to the latest geographic information system (GIS) analysis…

Kurdish forces pull back from border in Syria (Al Jazeera) In Syria, US-backed Kurdish forces are continuing to slowly pull back from positions near the border with Turkey. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to send troops in to push out the YPG if they did not move…

Ethiopia launches online power of attorney service for diaspora (Borkena.com) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia launched an online power of attorney service to the members of Ethiopian Diaspora community, the state-affiliated Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) reported on last week. The ministry says that it is “Fast, Secure And EasyPower Of Attorney Service”…



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