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Pope authorizes plenary indulgence for Year of Consecrated Life

On the occasion of the Year of Consecrated Life that begins this weekend, Pope Francis has allowed the faithful to receive plenary indulgences, under the normal conditions. 496 more words

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Young Syrian refugee tells pope, pray for us and pray for peace'

Currently a living as a refugee at a Salesian school in Istanbul, 14-year-old Sarah will give Pope Francis a picture that she painted, and says that she will ask him to pray for world peace. 363 more words

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What did Francis really say?

I have broken my ignore all Pope Francis news rule, to observe a few of the more interesting, yet less salubrious quotes (with respect to doctrine) of the Pope of late. 2,021 more words


Pope Francis Visits Turkey and Brings Message for Dialogue

Time: 9:23 p.m. CEST

Pope Francis arrived in Turkey for a three-day visit, Hurryiet Daily News reports on Friday. The Turkish online edition on English language says this is the fourth visit of a pope of Turkey. 379 more words


NT Wright on the Complementarity of Men and Women - Humanum 2014

Anglican theologian NT Wright was another Protestant ionvited by Pope Francis to address the HUmanum 2014 gathering at the Vatican. Here is his address, delivered in recorded form. 63 more words


Pope calls on Muslim leaders to condemn Islamic State violence during Turkey visit

ANKARA, Turkey – Pope Francis urged Muslim leaders to condemn the “barbaric violence” being committed in Islam’s name against religious minorities in Iraq and Syria as he arrived in neighbouring Turkey Friday for a delicate visit aimed at improving interfaith ties. 907 more words