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Feb 26, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- Speaking to pilgrims from the Middle East during his general audience address, the pope gave a special welcome to people from Iraq, who he said were present in a “nice group.”
Feb 26, 2020 - 11:00 am .- Before going to confession, Pope Francis recommended, people should stand in front of the Crucifix and contemplate Christ on the cross.
Feb 24, 2020 - 11:30 am .- For the second consecutive year, organizers of the Aalst Carnival included numerous apparetnly anti-Semitic caricatures and floats in the annual parade. This year the event also included marchers who appeared to be dressed as Nazi soldiers.
Feb 23, 2020 - 09:00 am .- Ask God for the grace to love your enemies, Pope Francis said Sunday in a homily in the Italian city of Bari.
Feb 23, 2020 - 07:00 am .- War is madness, Pope Francis told bishops gathered in the Italian city of Bari in a speech that warned against populist sentiments and condemned countries that sell weapons that fund wars in the Middle East.
Feb 21, 2020 - 04:06 pm .- Archbishop John Wester of Santa Fe has offered his recollections of a meeting between Pope Francis and the American Southwest, especially as regards a discussion during the meeting of Fr. James Martin, SJ.
Feb 21, 2020 - 11:36 am .- Pope Francis said on Friday that canon law can be like medicine, because justice is healing for the entire Church. The pope also said that a long-running process of revising canon law’s penal norms has come to an end, suggesting that major revisions to the Code of Canon Law could soon be issued.
Feb 21, 2020 - 07:00 am .- Pope Francis prayed Friday for the victims of a shooting in Germany that killed nine people at two hookah bars.
Feb 19, 2020 - 10:00 am .- The Vatican secretary for relations with states, Archbishop Paul Gallagher, met with Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference last week.
Feb 19, 2020 - 04:00 am .- Pope Francis said Wednesday that a meek Christian is not weak, but defends his faith and controls his temper.
Feb 17, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- An Italian television station released on Monday the first in an eight part series of interviews designed to highlight reflections from Pope Francis on the Nicene Creed.
Feb 15, 2020 - 06:00 am .- Cardinal Joseph Zen gave an exclusive interview to CNA in which he discussed the Church in China and his relationship with Pope Francis and Cardinal Pietro Parolin.
Feb 14, 2020 - 05:00 pm .- The bishops of the United States released a statement on Friday, calling for the United States and other nuclear powers to dismantle their arsenals and praising Pope Francis for drawing the world’s attention to nuclear weapons.
Feb 14, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- Following the German reaction to Querida Amazonia, it is not clear what, if anything, could bring their synodal discussions to an end.
Feb 12, 2020 - 11:30 am .- German Church leaders have offered markedly distinct responses to Querida Amazonia, the apostolic exhortation on the Amazon region released by Pope Francis Feb. 12.
Feb 12, 2020 - 07:56 am .- Pope Francis' post-synodal exhortation on the Amazon is part of ordinary magisterium -- that is official Church teaching -- while the final document of the Vatican’s 2019 Amazon synod is not, Cardinal Michael Czerny, special secretary of the Amazon synod, said Feb. 12.
Feb 12, 2020 - 04:45 am .- Pope Francis has highlighted the need for spiritual inculturation in the Amazon region, and praised indigenous expressions of religiosity, while pointing to the Eucharist as the central component of Christian spirituality.
Feb 12, 2020 - 04:00 am .- Pope Francis published his response to the Vatican’s 2019 Amazon synod in an apostolic exhortation Wednesday. Despite widespread speculation following the synod, the pope does not call for married priests, but seeks to expand “horizons beyond conflicts.”
Feb 10, 2020 - 03:30 am .- The Vatican announced Monday that Pope Francis will visit the islands of Malta and Gozo on May 31.
Feb 9, 2020 - 06:15 am .- Pope Francis appealed Sunday for the protection of women and children fleeing violence in northwestern Syria as more than half a million people have been displaced in two months.