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Cardinal Giuseppe Betori of Florence, Italy.

Florence cardinal hopes papal visit will ‘revive the spirit’ of Italian city’s ‘holy mayor’

Feb 22, 2022

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis will speak to bishops and mayors of the Mediterranean region in Florence on Feb. 27. Read more

Pope Francis visits Artemio Franchi Municipal Stadium in Florence, Italy, on Nov. 10, 2015.

Pope Francis to speak at meeting of bishops and mayors in Florence

Nov 15, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Feb. 27 visit will include an encounter with refugee families. Read more

Priest collar.

Cardinal laments lack of priestly vocations in Florentine archdiocese

Jan 10, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Archbishop of Florence has said no new students have entered his diocesan seminary this year, calling the low number... Read more

Pope Francis in Florence on Nov. 10, 2015.

In Tuscany, Pope Francis says proximity overcomes indifference

Nov 10, 2015

By Elise Harris

Pope Francis today traveled to the Tuscan city of Prato, where he told the city’s labor force – many Chinese... Read more

Florence, as seen from the Piazzale Michelangelo.

Pope expected to visit Italian cities of Florence, Prato in November

Mar 27, 2015

By Elise Harris

An informal announcement was made on Friday at the close of the Italian bishops conference's spring meeting in Rome revealing... Read more