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Business Pope Francis

Entrepreneurs can contribute to common good through job creation: Pope

Pope Francis told a group of entrepreneurs this week that work’s greatest value comes from human beings, not from machines. Source: National Catholic Register.

Health Pope Francis

Pope speaks of scourge of drug addiction as report highlights Australian crisis

A drug overdose claims an Australian life every four hours according to a new report, coinciding with a call by Pope Francis to cast off indifference to the crisis of drug addiction. Source: The Catholic Leader.

Pope Francis United States

Pope Francis blasts US Catholics who oppose Church reform

Pope Francis blasted what he described as groups of “very strong, reactionary” American Catholics, warning against becoming “backwardists” who oppose change in the Church. Source: NCR Online. 

Pope Francis Synod

Pope: Synod important despite lack of public interest

Pope Francis acknowledged on Saturday that the upcoming Synod on Synodality may be “of little interest to the general public” but underlined that the Synod is “truly important” for the Church. Source: CNA.

Papal Trip Pope Francis

Pope expresses his happiness ‘to be among’ the Mongolian people

Pope Francis has invited everyone to pray for his upcoming apostolic journey to Mongolia , which takes place under the motto “Hoping Together”. Source: Vatican News.

Pope Francis Ukraine

Pope asks for renewed prayers for Ukraine on eve of its Independence Day

Acknowledging Ukraine’s celebration of Independence Day, Pope Francis yesterday pleaded with thousands of visitors at his weekly general audience to keep praying for peace in the country. Source: NCR Online.

Pope Francis

Pope honours mothers and grandmothers as ‘the first evangelisers’

Pope Francis has highlighted the important role mothers play in passing on the faith to the next generation. Source: CNA.

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Pope consoles grieving mother of World Youth Day pilgrim

Pope Francis broke down in tears while consoling the grieving mother of a 24-year-old Italian World Youth Day pilgrim who died on August 11, just a few days after the event. Source: The Tablet.

Ecology Pope Francis

Pope updating Laudato Si’ to cover current issues

Pope Francis is writing a second part to his 2015 environmental encyclical Laudato Si’, he announced during an audience with European lawyers yesterday. Source: CNA.