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Prayer Vigil in St. Peter’s Square to Precede Three Week Meeting
On Friday, Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, Secretary General of the Synod Bishops, spoke on the upcoming three week meeting on the family. On Saturday, a Prayer Vigil will be held with Pope Francis, Bishops and Catholics worldwide, said the Cardinal. As night falls in Saint Peter’s Square, “the beauty of the family...read more
Articles from section "Natural and Human Disasters"
Addresses Clergy Abuse Scandal, Annulments and Other Issues During Press Conference
As customary, the press conference given by Pope Francis on the return flight from Philadelphia to Rome was dense and rich in ideas. In the conversation, the Pontiff responded …read more
Vatican Spokesman Says Visit Was Sign of Support in Their Fight Against Contraception Mandate
Pope Francis made an unscheduled visit to the convent of the Little Sisters of the Poor, the religious women who are involved in a lawsuit against the Affordable Healthcare Act’s …read more
Addresses Immigration, Fundamentalism, Defense of Life and Marriage in Historic Address in Washington, D.C.
Pope Francis made history as the first Pontiff to address a Joint Session of the United States Congress this morning in Washington, D.C. The Holy Father was welcomed to the U.S. Capitol …read more
Speaks on Defense of Poor, Marriage and the Environment During Welcoming Ceremony at White House
Pope Francis was given an all-American welcome today at the White House. Upon his arrival to the South Lawn, the Holy Father was greeted by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle …read more
Pope Francis stressed that his Apostolic Visit to Cuba was pastoral and not political. The Holy Father held a brief press conference with journalists aboard his flight to Washington’s Andrews …read more