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Pope Francis
February 20, 2021
A single line from the Press Office of the Holy See announced the news on Saturday morning.
February 19, 2021
The Los Angeles gathering is this year taking place from February 18-21, and is being held online under the banner: “Proclaim the Promise!”
February 19, 2021
Our liturgical recognition of the Coptic Martyrs," argues Fr Hugh Somerville Knapman OSB, "would offer an icon to the world of the heavenly communion that all who have died for Christ now share in Him."
February 18, 2021
In an annual address to the Roman Rota, Pope Francis said the Church-appointed judges that hear marriage nullity cases “cannot disregard the memories, made up of light and shadows, that have marked the life, not only of the two spouses but also of the children.” It was a strange complaint to bring to this tribunal, since the Rota deals in nothing but cold, legal decisions.
February 16, 2021
These changes may affect the Vatican’s impending trial of the 39-year-old Italian woman Cecilia Marogna, who has been accused of embezzlement, which she denies.
February 15, 2021
These measures come in the weeks leading up to Pope Francis’ March 5-8 trip to Iraq. The pope’s schedule includes a Mass at the Chaldean Cathedral of Saint Joseph in Baghdad on March 6 and a visit to the Syriac Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Bakhdida March 7.
February 10, 2021
Vatican City, Feb 10, 2021 / 04:30 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis said on Wednesday that prayer can fortify us as we face the challenges of daily life.
February 10, 2021
At his weekly General Audience, Pope Francis prayed for and “expressed [his] closeness” to the victims of flooding in northern India. Over 30 people have died and nearly 200 more are reported missing after flash floods burst a dam in the state of Uttarakhand on Sunday. Reportedly caused by the separation of a glacier, the