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Anniversary Pope Francis

For my anniversary I would like the gift of peace: Pope

Pope Francis marked his 10th anniversary as pope yesterday with a private Mass with cardinals and an appearance on what Vatican News has dubbed a “popecast”. Source: CNA.

Anniversary Pope Francis

Francis marks 10th anniversary in Chair of Peter

On March 13, 2013, the world’s cardinals went to the ends of the earth to elect a successor to St Peter who would become the first pope from outside Europe. Source: The Catholic Weekly.

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Pope appoints five cardinals to advisory council

Pope Francis has revamped his advisory body of cardinals by appointing five new members, including Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, one of the leaders of the global synod process. Source: The Tablet.

Ecology Pope Francis

Oceans are God’s gift for all generations: Pope

Pope Francis has called on governments across the globe to protect the oceans for the benefit of future generations. Source: Vatican News.

Pope Francis

Look for the beauty of Jesus’ transfiguration in everyday life: Pope

Pope Francis yesterday urged the faithful to reflect on the miracle of the Transfiguration and to see the same beauty in the faces of the people we interact with every day. Source: CNA. 

Media Pope Francis

Noble profession of journalism must convey the truth: Pope

The work of journalists is to listen and convey the truth of what was really said, Pope Francis has told a Catholic weekly magazine. Source: CNS.

Disaster Europe Pope Francis

Francis prays for victims of deadly train collision in Greece

Pope Francis sent a message yesterday saying he was praying for the victims of a train crash in northern Greece, in which at least 36 people died and more than 75 were hospitalised. Source: National Catholic Register.

Papal Trip Pope Francis

Pope to make apostolic visit to Hungary

Pope Francis will travel to Hungary in April where he will meet with government officials, refugees, academic scholars and young people in Budapest, the Vatican announced yesterday. Source: CNS.

Pope Francis

Bad cold forces Pope to cancel appointment and speeches

Pope Francis cancelled one audience and skipped speeches he was set to deliver yesterday because of a bad cold, the Vatican said. Source: NCR Online.