Council of Cardinals

Reforms will seek ‘a renewal that will truly be a service to the Universal Church’

His gentle encounter with disabled people in Assisi has affirmed their unsung work

Fr Lombardi says changes will not be merely cosmetic

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Minute-by-minute coverage of the historic visit to the birthplace of St Francis

Council of Cardinals gather in Rome for three days of talks with Pope on reform of the Vatican

Francis welcomes ‘group of eight’ cardinals to Rome for three-day summit

Francis indicates he will push ahead with reforms of Church governance in interview with La Repubblica

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