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Pope Francis: “Among Christians there are many careerists”

During a mass which was held today in the chapel of the residence of Santa Marta, where the employees of  the Newsroom convened, as spokesman Federico Lombardi, and the Deputy Director, Ciro Benedettini,  Pope Francis denounced that there are many careerists in the christian...
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Francis made his first appointment to the curia

Yesterday, Pope Francis named the Spanish José Rodriguez Carballo, of 59 years, as the leader of the main Franciscan order, according to the Holy See. In his first appointment at the Vatican society, the Supreme Pontiff decreed that Rodriguez, who comes from a family of poor...

Francis asks for the Christian faith to be reflected in behavior

Pope Francis asked before thousands of parishioners who gathered today in St. Peter’s Square during the Regina Coeli, one of the four hymns to the Virgin Mary in Catholicism, for the faith of the Christians to be  reflected in the behavior of each one. The Supreme Pontiff...
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According to Clarin newspaper, Pope Francis will go to Argentina

Pope Francis plans to travel to Argentina during the first half of the month of December. The visit will also include other regions of Latin America such as Chile and Uruguay, reported yesterday the newspaper Clarin, through a note which quoted “high Church sources”....
Francisco while blessing the palms

Francis condemns corruption and the thirst for power

Pope Francis celebrated the mass of Palm Sunday, that initiates the rites of Holy week, a day after meeting with his predecessor, the Emeritus Pope Benedicto XVI. During the homily, Francis condemned “the thirst for power and corruption”. “We need to look around...
Pope Francis with Benedict XVI

Pope Francis will meet for the first time with Benedict XVI

Pope Francis will fly tomorrow by helicopter from the Vatican to the Apostolic residence of Castel Gandolfo, to visit Benedict XVI, who resides in that place since he ceased to be Pope. This is the first time that both Cardinals will meet since Francis was elected as the new...
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Pope will visit Rome’s prison and will perform the feet washing

On March 28, Pope Francis will held a mass to honor the Holy Thursday, at 17h30 (local time) at the criminal Institute of Casal of Marmo, where youth of both sex are imprisoned. During the ceremony, Francis will wash the feet of some of the inmates to continue a tradition that he...
Dilma Rousseff with Pope Francis

“The Pope is Argentine, but God is Brazilian”

Dilma Rousseff, Brazil’s President, said after meeting with  Pope Francis, in the Vatican, that the Pontiff will participate in the World Youth Day which will take place in her country, in July of the current year. After being asked by an Argentine journalist, on the...