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Discuss Episcopal Ministry, Challenges in Evangelization During Nearly Two-Hour Meeting
On Monday afternoon, Pope Francis received in audience 12 bishops from various countries around the world. Their meeting took place at the Pope’s residence in Santa Marta. The conversation with the Holy Father lasted almost two hours and touched upon several topics, such as the episcopal ministry, care of priest...read more
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Here is a Vatican translation of Pope Francis' address to authorities and diplomatic corpsat about 10 a.m. this morning in the presidential palace during his one-day apostolic visit to …read more
Recall That He Was One of the First to Act Against Abuse Within the Church
The bishops of Australia have issued a statement defending Cardinal George Pell from criticisms made against him on the Australian news program, 60 Minutes. In an interview with 60 Minutes …read more
Calls for Respect Following Statements by Member of Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors
The Holy See has called for respect following a television interview with a member of theCommission for the Protection of Minors who criticized Cardinal George Pell, the prefect of the …read more
Pope Francis met today with Miro Cerar, the prime minister of the Republic of Slovenia. A communique from the Vatican press office described the discussions as "cordial," saying that the Holy …read more
"The New Evangelization is this: to be aware of the merciful love of the Father so that we also become instruments of salvation for our brothers."
Pope Francis met today with participants of the Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization at the Vatican Apostolic Palace. Here is a ZENIT translation of …read more