Francis “shocked” residents of a shantytown when he paid them a surprise visit yesterday on his way to celebrate Mass in a Roman parish (full video).
The Pope described the sick as “the flesh of Christ” at the Angelus (full text, full video).
Metropolitan Hilarion appeals for a “strategic alliance” between Catholic and Orthodox believers.
Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Müller argues that Francis “is pursuing a spiritual cleansing of the temple” at the Vatican.
Fr John Zuhlsdorf suggests this could be a “pivotal week” in Rome.
Sister Mary Ann Walsh says “mercy has jumped in from every corner to help me” since her diagnosis with cancer.
And a new website shows how Catholics around the world live out the faith.
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