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Pope Francis receives members of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors

Pope Francis receives members of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors

Pope: "Church will apply firmest measures against those who abuse minors"

21/09/2017 12:39

Pope Francis has reiterated his pledge to combat the evil of clerical sex abuse affirming that at all levels, the Church will apply the firmest of measures to all those who abuse God's children. He was addressing members of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors.

 

Pope Francis preaches at the daily Mass at the Casa Santa Marta

Pope Francis preaches at the daily Mass at the Casa Santa Marta.

Pope at daily Mass: Draw near to those who suffer

19/09/2017 12:48

Pope Francis focused on the words "compassion," "draw near," and "restore" at the daily Mass at the Casa Santa Marta on Tuesday. 

 

Pope Francis celebrates Mass on Monday in the Casa Santa Marta chapel

Pope Francis celebrates Mass on Monday in the Casa Santa Marta chapel

Pope at Mass: ‘Pray for leaders despite their mistakes’

18/09/2017 13:38

As Christians we must pray for our elected leaders, even if we don’t agree with their politics. That was Pope Francis’ message during Mass in the Casa Santa Marta on Monday, as he reflected on the readings for the day

Pope Francis meeting Japanese Bishops on their Ad Limina visit to the Vatican

Pope Francis meeting Japanese Bishops on their Ad Limina visit to the Vatican

Pope urges Japanese Bishops to build on the memory of their martyrs

17/09/2017 15:37

Pope Francis has urged Christians in Japan to face current challenges bearing in mind the witness of their many martyrs. His words came in a letter addressed to the Bishops of Japan, on the occasion of Cardinal Fernando Filoni’s pastoral journey to the Land of the Rising Sun.

 

Pope Francis waves to pilgrims gathered in St. Peter's Square for the Sunday Angelus

Pope Francis waves to pilgrims gathered in St. Peter's Square for the Sunday Angelus

Pope at Angelus: ‘open your hearts to forgiveness'

17/09/2017 13:50

Pope Francis has urged all Christians to open their hearts to forgiveness.Speaking to the crowds gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the Sunday Angelus, he said that to be able to build peace one must be able to forgive.