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Day Two of the meetings of the College of Cardinals with Pope Francis took place “in an environment of great serenity.” So said Fr. Federico Lombardi, director of the Holy See Press Office, during a briefing with journalists today. “As mentioned yesterday morning, the new secretary of state, Archbishop Pietro P...read more
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Already the first words of Francis' address to the College of Cardinals this morning set a tone in keeping with the initial impressions the new Holy Father has been giving to the Church. He …read more
Here is a translation of the address Pope Francis gave today to the cardinals. * * * Brother Cardinals, This time dedicated to the Conclave has been full of meaning not only for the College …read more
Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, director of the Vatican press office, today commented on the Pope's first public appearance Wednesday evening, when Francis greeted the crowd gathered in St. …read more
Pope Francis' first moments as the 267th Successor of St. Peter were characterized by prayer. He arrived to the central balcony of St. Peter's at 8:22 local time, gazing upon the cheering …read more