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Pope Francis addresses Central American bishops at the church of St Francis of Assisi in Panama City, Jan. 24, 2019.

Be close to people's suffering, Francis tells Central American bishops

Jan 24, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

At World Youth Day Thursday, Pope Francis told the bishops of Central America to be close to the people, and... Read more

Pope Francis addresses new bishops at the Vatican's Consistory Hall, Sept. 13, 2018.

Pope Francis tells new bishops holiness is their 'most urgent task'

Sep 13, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

The most important duty of bishops is total dedication to the pursuit of holiness and the holiness of their local... Read more

Pope Francis at the General Audience in the Vatican's Paul VI Hall, Jan. 10, 2018.

Pope Francis to Chile's bishops: 'the mission belongs to the entire Church'

Jan 16, 2018

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis reminded the Chilean bishops of the importance of living out their priestly fatherhood united in mission with their... Read more

Pope Francis greets bishops during the General Audience in St. Peter's Square, April 20, 2016.

Bring people Christ's mercy, Pope Francis tells new bishops

Sep 16, 2016

By Hannah Brockhaus

Like the Good Samaritan in the parable, you have been called to show the mercy of God to the men... Read more