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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 isthe message of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People on the occasion of World Tourism Day which, as usual, will be celebrated on September 27, …read more
Here is the message published by the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care for Migrants and Itinerant People for “Sea Sunday”, which will be celebrated on July 12, 2015. * * * To …read more
Officially Recognizes Palestine As A State, Promotes Two-State Solution to Conflict
The Holy See has signed a Comprehensive Agreement with the State of Palestine today. The agreement defines the juridical status of the Catholic Church in the country as well as officially …read more
"The accord follows on the Basic Agreement which was signed between the Holy See and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) on 15 February 2000 and is the result of the negotiations undertaken by a bilateral working commission over the past number of years."
Below is the Joint Statement on the occasion of the Signature of the Comprehensive Agreement between the Holy See and the State of Palestine which the Vatican released this morning: *** On …read more
Meets with Future Vatican Diplomats of the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy
“The charity of Christ is the true authority of the Church of Rome.” This was the central theme of Pope Francis’ address to the students of the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy. The Vatican …read more