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Pope’s February prayer intention: For parishes to be open communities

Pope Francis releases his prayer intention for the month of February, in which he asks parishes to be generous and open communities close to all. VATICAN: In his prayer intention video for February, Pope Francis asks parishes to truly be communities: places of listening and welcome whose doors are always open to all, no one excluded.
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Pope prays for migrants in greetings to journalists on papal plane

Pope Francis prays for migrants who have died while seeking to cross the Sahara Desert and Mediterranean Sea, as he greets journalists aboard the papal plane en route to the Democratic Republic of Congo. As he flew over the Sahara, at the start of his 40th Apostolic Journey abroad, Pope...
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Pope to Order of Malta: Go forth in your mission while remaining faithful to Christ

Pope Francis addresses the Sovereign Order of Malta at the conclusion of their General Chapter and encourages them to go forth in their mission after the election of new High Offices, whilst remaining always faithful to Christ. Addressing members of the Order of Malta at the conclusion of their General...
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Famous Canadian Catholic Cardinal Accused of Sex Assault Retires From Vatican Job

A powerful Canadian catholic cardinal, Marc Ouellet, who was twice accused of sexual assault, will retire on April 12, the Vatican’s news service announced Monday, Jan. 30. Age was given as the reason for his retirement and the Vatican did not mention the allegations against Quebec Cardinal Marc Ouellet.
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German bishops’ president rebukes Pope Francis for criticism of Synodal Way

Bishop Georg Bätzing, chairman of the German bishops’ conference, meets with Pope Francis at the Vatican, June 24, 2021. / Vatican Media. CNA Newsroom, Jan 30, 2023 / 11:45 am (CNA). Bishop Georg Bätzing has criticized Pope Francis and dismissed the pope’s recent words that the controversial German...
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Synod focus is listening to Spirit, cardinals say

Expectations for Synod 2021-2024 are many ‘but it is not the task of the assembly to address all the issues’ in the church. Bishops and faithful together at the opening of the synodal process (Vatican News) Published: January 31, 2023 04:45 AM GMT. Updated: January 31, 2023 04:51...
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Synod: ‘The Holy Spirit is calling us back to the basics’

Sr Leticia Salazar, Chancellor of the Diocese of San Bernardino in the US state of California, says the ongoing Synodal process she has participated in has “transformed” her. On January 25, the continental virtual assemblies organized by the Episcopal Conferences of the United States and Canada concluded. There...
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'Parishes are not a club for the few,' Pope Francis

In his video message on prayer intention for February, Pope Francis asks parishes to be communities of listening and welcome whose doors are always open to all, no one excluded. Parishes are not a exclusive clubs. In the video, which begins with an image of the outside of a beautiful...
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