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Photos: PF Deputy Secretary General, Mumbi Phiri, in Rome and France

Outspoken and hardworking Patriotic Front Deputy Secretary General, Mumbi Phiri, finally got to meet Pope Francis of the Roman Catholic Church. Phiri met the 266th Pope at the Vatican City. 130 more words

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Lenten Pilgrimages

On Friday Pope Francis will travel to Mexico making the twelfth international journey of his pontificate. In an interview with a reporter from Notimex, the Pope cast his visit as a pilgrimage, that is, more as a journey for his own enrichment than as a service to the church. 594 more words

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Interfaith Harmony

A prayer took shape within me last week while attending the U.N. Conference on Interfaith Harmony. What if there was a permanent standing body, just like the U.N., made up of representatives of all the religions of the world? 932 more words

Spirituality & Religion

Pope Francis says Merkel was upset after he called Europe a “barren woman”

Pope Francis has revealed that he received an angry phone call from German Chancellor Angela Merkel after his speech for the European Parliament in November 2014, where he had described the continent as a barren woman, saying it was “now a grandmother, no longer fertile and vibrant.” Describing the phone call to Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera, the pope said Merkel was upset at the remarks and asked him if he really thought Europe could no longer make children. 172 more words

Politics And Government

When Pope Francis Meets Patriarch Kirill: Will Eradicating Human Trafficking Be on the Agenda?

VATICAN CITY —  At this week’s Sunday Angelus, Pope Francis called the Christian faithful to set aside February 8, the feast of St. Josephine Bakhita… 1,397 more words

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5 Tips from Pope Francis for a Merciful Lent

Have you been doing anything special for the Jubilee Year of Mercy? Or do you have lots of good intentions but haven’t done anything yet, (except maybe walk through the… 1,014 more words

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