He said that idealized youth was ‘the dominant image of 20th-century totalitarianism.’
The pope called for people to pray and fast for peace in Ukraine on March 2, Ash Wednesday.
The investigation is expected to take a year to complete.
The 66-year-old bishop-elect was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
The audit is expected to lead to a comprehensive report.
The decree reportedly followed two FSSP members’ private audience with the pope.
Cardinal Tagle gave the closing remarks at a three-day Vatican conference on the theology of the priesthood.
The pope sent a telegram to Madagascar’s President Andry Rajoelina on Feb. 19 as the island in the Indian Ocean braces for another potential storm heading its way.
The French association, Voir Ensemble (Seeing Together), was founded in 1927 by Father Yves Mollat, a blind Jesuit priest.
The pope lamented that John Paul II’s appeal to avoid conflict in Iraq went unheeded
Cardinal Pironio was a member of the Roman Curia for two decades.
The pope met with a French Catholic group dedicated to supporting artists and celebrating sacred art, architecture, poetry, and music.
Feb. 16 will be observed as a “day of unity” in Ukraine.
Pope Francis signed the motu proprio on the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes.
He said: ‘I find it unacceptable for human dignity to be ignored, trampled upon, or eliminated entirely.’
His remark came on the International Day of Prayer and Reflection against Human Trafficking.
The Vatican spoke of ‘fears and reticence,’ as well as ‘a certain mistrust.’
He asked viewers who do not pray to send him ‘good thoughts, good vibes.’
Archbishop Edgar Peña Parra inaugurated the new diplomatic post.