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Thousands Gather to Watch Pope Francis Lead Mass in Erbil, Iraq

Despite coronavirus concerns, thousands of people convened at a stadium in Erbil, Iraq, on Sunday as Pope Francis said Mass. The service capped the first papal visit to Iraq. Source…

Dalai Lama Receives His First Covid-19 Vaccine Shot

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Anger at Coronavirus Response Boils Over in Paraguay

The police in the Paraguayan capital, Asunción, fired tear gas and rubber bullets on Friday to disperse crowds protesting record numbers of coronavirus cases and the country’s troubled health care…

Canada Approves Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Friday that Canada’s health regulator had authorized the use of Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose vaccine, giving the country a fourth vaccine option. Source link

Pope Francis Addresses Iraqi Christian Community

On Friday, Pope Francis spoke to the Christian community of Iraq. The church where he spoke was the site of a 2010 attack by Al Qaeda where at least 56…

Britain Extends Pandemic Economic Support

Rishi Sunak, Britain’s chancellor of the Exchequer, said the country would extend economic recovery measures and announced plans to raise taxes once the pandemic ends. Source link

Boris Johnson Says Brazilian Coronavirus Variant Is Not a Threat

A concerning variant of the coronavirus first detected in Brazil has surfaced in Britain, but Prime Minister Boris Johnson told citizens they have nothing to worry about. Source link

‘Captain Tom,’ British Pandemic Hero, Is Honored at Funeral

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W.H.O. Stresses International Vaccine Equity

World Health Organization officials again urged that vaccines be distributed equitably worldwide and that the supply for the Covax initiative not be compromised. Source link

New Covid-19 Infections Have Fallen to Half in Europe, W.H.O. Says

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