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Pope Francis backs International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

Posted on 10/17/2017

(Vatican Radio) During the Sunday Angelus in St Peter’s Square, Pope Francis reminded the crowds that on Tuesday, 17th October, we mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty . It’s an occurrence that was established 25Pope Francis backs International Day for the Eradication of Poverty [Read More]

Pope Francis at Santa Marta: on the folly of hard-hearted Christians

Posted on 10/17/2017

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis celebrated Mass in the chapel of the Casa Santa Marta on Tuesday – the Feast of St. Ignatius of Antioch , Bishop and Martyr. Following the Readings of the Day, the Holy Father reflected on the “foolPope Francis at Santa Marta: on the folly of hard-hearted Christians [Read More]

Pope Francis marks 800 years of Franciscans in Holy Land

Posted on 10/17/2017

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has sent a letter to the Franciscan Custody of the Holy Land marking the 800th anniversary of their presence as guardians of the holy sites in modern day Israel and Palestine. In the letter, published on Tuesday, the Pope Francis marks 800 years of Franciscans in Holy Land [Read More]

Pope appeals for end to conflicts, climate change in fight against hunger, migration

Posted on 10/16/2017

(Vatican Radio)  Pope Francis on Monday appealed to the international community not only to guarantee enough production and fair distribution of food for all but also to ensure the right of every human being to feed himself according to his nePope appeals for end to conflicts, climate change in fight against hunger, migration [Read More]

Amazon bishop grateful to Pope for Pan-Amazon Synod

Posted on 10/16/2017

(Vatican Radio) Bishop Emmanuel Lafont of Cayenne in French Guyana reacted with joy when he heard Pope Francis ’s announcement of a Special Assembly of the Synod of Bishops for the Pan-Amazon region.   French Guyana and SurAmazon bishop grateful to Pope for Pan-Amazon Synod [Read More]

Pope Francis: Do not distance yourself from South Sudan

Posted on 10/15/2017

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has called on the international community not to forget South Sudan and in particular the serious humanitarian emergency unfolding there. The Pope made the call on South Sudan in a Preface he wrote to a new book on SoutPope Francis: Do not distance yourself from South Sudan [Read More]