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Pope Francis has addressed issues surrounding the authority of the Synod on Synodality, women’s ordination and blessing homosexual unions in a response to a “dubia” letter sent to him by five cardinals seeking clarification on doctrinal questions. Source OSV News.
On the eve of the Synod of Bishops on Synodality, Pope Francis joined other Christian leaders in praying that the event will be a unifying process free from ideological and polarised division. Source: Crux.
Pope Francis has condemned euthanasia and abortion as actions that “play with life” and said there is such a thing as “bad compassion”. Source: CNA.
One day after Azerbaijan launched a new military operation against the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh, Pope Francis made a public appeal for both sides to “silence the weapons”. Source: CNA.
Kicking off a global meeting of leaders, Pope Francis told former US president Bill Clinton and the global community to take action to ensure peace for future generations and stop climate change “before it’s too late”. Source: NCR Online.
Pope Francis’ trip to the French port city of Marseille this week is another stop on a decade-long Mediterranean pilgrimage, which began with his maiden voyage as Pope to the Italian island of Lampedusa in 2013. Source: CNS.
Pope Francis and former United States president Bill Clinton will discuss pressing issues facing the world at the annual meeting of the Clinton Foundation’s global humanitarian effort next week, the foundation announced yesterday. Source: CNA.