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Pope Francis

Where there is too much ‘I’ there is too little God: Pope

In his Sunday Angelus address, Pope Francis warned that “spiritual arrogance” can lead to adoration of one’s ego instead of God. Source: CNA.

Education Pope Francis

Edmund Rice schools join Pope’s education initiative

The global network of Edmund Rice schools, including Edmund Rice Education Australia, has partnered with Pope Francis’ education initiative, Scholas Occurrentes. Source: EREA

Pope Francis Synod

Pope extends Synod on Synodality to 2024

Pope Francis announced yesterday that the Synod of Bishops on Synodality will be extended by a year, with the assembly meetings to be held in Rome over two sessions in October 2023 and October 2024. Source: CNA.

Hunger Pope Francis

Love, solidarity must be part of plan to end hunger: Pope

In a message marking World Food Day, Pope Francis said success in eradicating hunger will require acts of love and solidarity. Source: CNS.

Pope Francis

Road to hell paved with good intentions and no action: Pope

Complaints without any desire to do anything about the situation are poison, Pope Francis said yesterday. Source: CNS

Pope Francis Vatican

Pope pleads for Church unity on 60th anniversary of Vatican II

Pope Francis yesterday marked the 60th anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council by pleading for the Church to “overcome all polarisation and preserve our communion”. Source: NCR Online.

Interfaith Pope Francis

Francis to join interfaith prayer for peace at Colosseum

Pope Francis will join other religious leaders at a prayer service for peace at Rome’s Colosseum later this month, the Vatican confirmed. Source: CNA

Ecumenism Pope Francis

Pope meets Methodist-Catholic dialogue members

Sandhurst Bishop Shane Mackinlay met with Pope Francis last week in his new role as the Catholic co-chair of the Methodist-Roman Catholic International Commission. Source: Dicastery for Promoting Christian Unity.

Pope Francis World

Pope prays for victims of ‘horrific’ Thailand attack

Pope Francis said he was “deeply saddened” after hearing the news of one of the world’s worst mass shootings at a day-care centre in northeast Thailand. Source: Crux.