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Mexican flag during the Angelus Address in St. Peter's Square on January 10, 2016.

March for life and family in Mexico opposes abortion, organized crime

Pro-life advocates took to the streets throughout Mexico on Sept. 21 to march for life, family, and conscience protections.  Read more

Pompeii with Mt Vesuvius in the background.

Here's what the Church in Pompei is doing about the mafia

Archbishop Tommaso Caputo of Pompei said that his diocese has welcomed the Pope’s recent condemnation of organized crime and has... Read more

Pope Francis meets with members of the Italian diocese of Cassano all’Jonio Feb 21, 2015.

If you are in organized crime, you are not a Christian, Pope says

You cannot call yourself a true believer if you participate in organized crime, Pope Francis told members of the Cassano... Read more

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square prior to a General Audience, May 22, 2013.

Pope Francis expresses solidarity with victims of mafia violence

At a Friday meeting and prayer vigil with families of mafia victims, Pope Francis shared his sympathy with them, and... Read more