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Liturgy Pope Francis

Francis clarifies rules on pre-Vatican II Mass

Pope Francis has stepped up efforts to implement restrictions on the old rite of the Mass with a new ruling that tightens the conditions for the celebration of the pre-Second Vatican Council liturgy. Source: The Tablet.

Pope Francis Science Technology

Pope asks academy to study ethics of new technologies

Pope Francis told the Pontifical Academy for Life yesterday that it faces an enormous task in evaluating the ethics of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and human enhancement. Source: National Catholic Register.

Laity Pope Francis

Laypeople not guests in the Church: Pope

The Church is a home that priests and laypeople need to care for together, Pope Francis said on Saturday. Source: CNA.

Papacy Pope Francis

I believe Pope’s ministry is for life: Francis

Pope Francis addressed once again the question of whether he will resign the papacy in two conversations with Jesuit priests in Africa this month. Source: CNA.

Charity Disaster Pope Francis

Pope sends thermal shirts to earthquake victims

Pope Francis sent 10,000 thermal shirts to earthquake victims in Türkiye and Syria, where millions are sleeping outdoors in sub-zero temperatures. Source: NCR Online.

Pope Francis Prayer

‘Viral’ celebration will mark 10th anniversary of Francis’ pontificate

An online prayer initiative has been launched ahead of the 10th anniversary of the pontificate of Pope Francis on March 13. Source: Vatican News.

Health Pope Francis

People in chronic pain need to be acknowledged: Pope

Caring for the sick and suffering includes drawing attention to those who suffer in silence, struggling to find someone who will acknowledge they are in pain and try to help, Pope Francis said. Source: CNS.

Disaster Pope Francis

Pope Francis leads Hail Mary for earthquake victims

Pope Francis concluded his public audience yesterday with a prayer for the intercession of the Virgin Mary for the thousands of victims of a deadly earthquake in Türkiye and Syria. Source: CNA.

Africa Pope Francis

Pope’s presence ‘strengthened desire for peace’ in South Sudan

Brisbane Franciscan Father Mario Debattista said there was electricity in the crowd at Pope Francis’ Mass in Juba, South Sudan, on Sunday. Source: The Catholic Leader.