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- 28 May, 2023
Don’t fear Synod on Synodality: Pope
Ahead of the June release of the working document for the Synod on Synodality, Pope Francis says the “great enemy” of this synodal process is “fear”. Source: CNS.
Pope Francis on care for creation: ‘God wants justice to reign’
Pope Francis has emphasised the importance of the virtue of justice in a message for this year’s World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation. Source: CNA.
Pray that the Gospel can be freely shared in China: Pope
Pope Francis yesterday asked Catholics to pray that the Gospel can be fully and freely shared in China. Source: CNA.
Pope to meet Nobel winners and young people to promote human fraternity
Pope Francis will meet 30 Nobel Prize winners and thousands of young people from around the world at the Vatican to promote human fraternity, a Vatican foundation has announced. Source: Catholic Courier.
Pope confirmed for World Youth Day Portugal
Pope Francis will travel to Lisbon in August for World Youth Day and will also visit to the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima, the Vatican announced yesterday. Source: CNA.
Pope says choice of Hiroshima for G7 summit ‘particularly significant’
In a letter marking the G7 Summit in Hiroshima, Pope Francis asserted that the mere possession of nuclear weapons creates “a climate of fear and suspicion” and offers “only an illusion of peace”. Source: CNA.
Pope asks Cardinal Zuppi to lead Ukraine peace mission
Pope Francis has asked Italian Cardinal Matteo Zuppi of Bologna to lead a mission “to help ease tensions in the conflict in Ukraine”. Source: OSV News.
Pope Francis prays for cease-fire between Israelis and Palestinians
Pope Francis has prayed that the recently signed cease-fire between Israelis and Palestinians will be maintained and that “the weapons will be silenced”. Source: CNA.
Pope and Zelenskyy discuss Ukraine war at Vatican meeting
Ukrainian President Volodomyr Zelenskyy met Pope Francis at the Vatican on Saturday as Francis intensifies his efforts for a ceasefire in Russia’s war against Ukraine. Source: The Tablet.