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The Pope called for all sides to avoid bloodshed, but did not refer to Maduro as ‘president’

The Vatican continues to recognise Maduro as Venezuelan president, however

The feast will rank as an optional memorial

Bishop Robert J. Brennan, auxiliary of Rockville Centre, will replace Bishop Frederick Campbell

Twelve prisoners were administered the sacrament from Pope Francis

Online discussion is ‘too often based on opposition to the other’, the Pope said

Pope Francis encouraged young Catholics to download the app to pray the ‘Rosary of Peace’ ahead of World Youth Day