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Sep 23, 2019 - 01:00 pm .- The German bishops are set this week to vote upon statutes for a “binding synodal process,” days after Cardinal Reinhard Marx, president of the German bishops’ conference, held talks about the plans with Pope Francis and Cardinal Marc Ouellet, prefect of the Congregation for Bishops.
Sep 23, 2019 - 10:59 am .- Pope Francis told an association of Italian Catholic news agencies Monday to stay close to the Magisterium and to use their work to distinguish what is good from what is evil.
Sep 21, 2019 - 10:59 am .- No one is lost to Jesus, neither should they be considered lost to the Church and her members, Pope Francis told Catholics in Albano Laziale Saturday.
Sep 20, 2019 - 08:25 am .- Cardinal Reinhard Marx, president of the German Episcopal Conference, has held talks with Pope Francis and Cardinal Marc Ouellet about German plans for a “binding synodal path.”
Sep 19, 2019 - 07:30 am .- In an audience Thursday with members of the Society for the Law of the Eastern Churches, Pope Francis said that “canon law is essential for ecumenical dialogue.”
Sep 18, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- The German bishops seem poised to press ahead with plans for a “synodal assembly,” despite criticism of the plan from Curial offices and the pope himself.
Sep 16, 2019 - 08:48 am .- In an audience with penitentiary staff and prison chaplains, Pope Francis said Saturday that sentencing prisoners to life imprisonment diminishes their “right to hope.”
Sep 16, 2019 - 05:00 am .- Prince Charles will attend the canonization of Blessed Cardinal John Henry Newman next month.
Sep 15, 2019 - 07:00 am .- Pope Francis said Sunday that God forgets sins absolved within the confessional.
Sep 13, 2019 - 01:11 pm .- Fidelity to tradition ensures a fruitful future, Pope Francis said in a meeting Thursday with a contemplative-missionary community rooted in the spirituality of St. Augustine.
Sep 13, 2019 - 03:40 am .- The Vatican confirmed Friday that Pope Francis will travel to Thailand and Japan in November with stops scheduled in Tokyo, Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Sep 12, 2019 - 09:25 am .- Pope Francis announced Thursday his newest initiative to form an international and interreligious alliance, which he described as “global village” to educate each child and promote care for the earth.
Sep 10, 2019 - 01:24 pm .- Speaking aboard the papal plane from Madagascar to Rome Tuesday, Pope Francis said he welcomes criticism if it is given openly, fairly, and with a willingness to be debated.
Sep 8, 2019 - 08:08 am .- Pope Francis Sunday visited the “City of Friendship,” a town on the outskirts of Antananarivo, Madagascar. The town has been built through the leadership of Argentine priest Fr. Pedro Opeka, CM, who as a young man was a theology student of the future pope.
Sep 5, 2019 - 09:44 am .- Pope Francis urged Church leaders in Mozambique Thursday, to avoid being part of conflicts and divisions, but to go out of their way to visit others and to encourage dialogue and solutions.
Sep 4, 2019 - 12:33 pm .- Pope Francis arrived in Maputo, Mozambique on Wednesday, kicking off a Sept. 4-10 trip to sub-Saharan Africa. The pope was greeted by government officials at a welcoming ceremony, with singing crowds lining the streets.
Sep 2, 2019 - 07:13 am .- Euthanasia is a way of treating the human person as an object; while it may appear to give freedom, it is really a rejection of hope, Pope Francis told an oncology association Sept. 2.
Sep 1, 2019 - 06:34 am .- Pope Francis begged the pardon of the crowd gathered in St. Peter’s Square Sunday, explaining that he was late because he had gotten stuck in a Vatican elevator and had to wait for help from the fire department.
Aug 29, 2019 - 11:10 am .- Ahead of a papal trip to Africa, the “popemobile” - the vehicle in which Pope Francis will travel - has been shipped from Kenya to Mozambique, which is the first stop on the pope’s six-day swing through three African nations.
Aug 27, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- An Oklahoma judge ruled Monday that the pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson pay $572 million for “public nuisance” in driving the state’s opioid epidemic by pushing prescription painkillers.