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September 22, 2021
Vatican City, Sep 21, 2021 / 05:20 am In a private meeting with Jesuits in Slovakia on Sept. 12, Pope Francis said that there were people who wanted him to die after he underwent colon surgery in July. During the encounter, a Jesuit priest asked the pope how he was doing, to which he replied:
September 09, 2021
The Vatican released a message from Pope Francis on Wednesday as the Church celebrates the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. “The true joy that comes from the Lord always gives space to the voices of the forgotten, so that together with them we can build a better future,” Pope Francis said in the message published Sept.
September 07, 2021
Vatican City, Sep 7, 2021 / 03:30 am The Vatican released Tuesday a preparatory document and handbook for the 2023 synod on synodality to be reviewed by all Catholic dioceses in the world over the next six months. “It is precisely this path of synodality which God expects of the Church of the third millennium,”
September 07, 2021
Vatican City, Sep 7, 2021 / 03:10 am Pope Francis met with recent arrivals from Afghanistan on Monday evening after a documentary about his life and teaching was screened at the Vatican.  The Holy See press office said that the pope arrived in the atrium of the Paul VI Audience Hall on Sept. 6 at
August 26, 2021
Vatican City, Aug 25, 2021 / 03:55 am Pope Francis said on Wednesday that hypocrisy within the Church is “particularly detestable.” Speaking at the general audience in the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall on Aug. 25, the pope underlined that hypocritical behavior damaged Church unity. “Hypocrisy in the Church is particularly detestable, and unfortunately there is
August 24, 2021
Vatican City, Aug 22, 2021 / 05:00 am Pope Francis on Sunday encouraged Catholics to not water down the reality of Jesus Christ’s humanity and his teaching that the Eucharist is his Body and Blood. “Indeed, Jesus affirms that the true bread of salvation, which transmits eternal life, is His very flesh,” Pope Francis said
June 22, 2021
Cardinal Mauro Gambetti, the new archpriest of the basilica, said June 22 that requests to celebrate, instead of concelebrate, early morning Masses at St. Peter’s by groups “with particular and legitimate needs” may be allowed.
April 03, 2021
Pope Francis presides at the Stations of the Cross outside St. Peter’s Basilica, April 2, 2021. Image ©Vatican Media CNA Staff, Apr 2, 2021 / 03:00 pm MT (CNA).- Pope Francis led the Way of the Cross, featuring meditations prepared by children, at the Vatican on Good Friday evening. With Italy still facing coronavirus restrictions,
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