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Pope Francis remembers Cardinal Angelini

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has sent a telegram expressing his condolences to the family of Cardinal Fiorenzo Angelini, who died on Saturday, November 22nd, at the age of 98. Cardinal Angelini was born in Rome in 1916 – the last native of the city to be made a Cardinal – and served the Church under seven different Popes.

Pope to new movements: freedom, charism, communion

(Vatican Radio) Freedom, charism, communion: these were the three focal points of Pope Francis’ remarks to participants in  the III World Congress of Ecclesial Movements and New Communities on Saturday morning in the Vatican. More than three hundred people from all around the world, representing the groups and communities founded in the wake of the II Vatican Council, have been gathered in Rome under the sponsorship of the Pontifical Council for the Laity to reflect on the joy of the Gospel as a specifically missionary joy.

Pope Francis: homily for Christ the King canonization Mass

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis delivered the homily at the Mass celebrated in St Peter's Square on Christ the King Sunday, during the course of which he canonized six new saints: Kuriakose Elias Chavara, a priest whose leadership saved the Church in Kerala from a schism and who was the founder of the Congregation of the Carmelites of Mary Immaculate; Mother Eufrasia Eluvathingal of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Mother of Carmel; Amato Ronconi, Third Order Franciscan and the founder of the hospital known as the “Blessed Amato Ronconi Nursing Home”; Giovanni Antonio Farina, the bishop

Pope Francis: speech to New Movements conference participants

(Radio Vaticana) Pope Francis received the participants in the III World Congress of Ecclesial Movements and New Communities on Saturday morning in the Vatican. With the guidance of the Pontifical Council for the Laity, over three hundred people from all around the world, representing the groups and communities founded in the wake of the II Vatican Council, have been gathered in Rome to reflect on the joy of the Gospel as a specifically missionary joy. Below, please find the official translation of Pope Francis' prepared remarks, in English.

Pope: all Christians called to be missionaries, 'not just the few'

(Vatican Radio) All Christians and “not just the few” are called to intensify their missionary spirit and go out to proclaim the joy of the Gospel, said Pope Francis.He issued the call on Saturday in speaking at the Vatican to a group of more than 700 participants in Italy’s National Missionary Congress, which was organized by the Italian Episcopal Conference and the Missio Foundation.

Listen to the report by Laura Ieraci:

Pope: Break down isolation, stigma of Autism

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has urged concrete solidarity for people suffering from Autism spectrum disorders to help “break down the isolation and stigma that burden” people living with the condition.

The Pope was speaking to participants at a three-day conference sponsored by the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Health Care on Autism Spectrum Disorders. The theme of the event was: The Person with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Animating Hope.

Migration congress calls for just policies, better conditions for migrants

(Vatican Radio) The Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People issued a message on Friday at the end of their Seventh World Congress for the Pastoral Care of Migrants, held at the Vatican, from 17 to 21 November.

The Virgin Mary, protagonist of the 19th Public Session of the Pontifical Academies

Vatican City, 21 November 2014 (VIS) – The Holy Father has sent a message to Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, president of the Pontifical Council for Culture and the Council for Coordination between the Pontifical Academies, on the occasion of the 19th Public Session of the Pontifical Academies, devoted to the theme “Mary, icon of the infinite beauty of Dios Marialis cultus and the Marian teaching of Blessed Paul VI”, organised by the Pontifical International Marian Academy.

Pope at Santa Marta: Keeping God’s Temple clean

(Vatican Radio) People will forgive a weak priest or pastoral minister, but they will not forgive a greedy one or one who mistreats people, said Pope Francis at Mass Friday morning as he marked the feast of Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary with a prayer that she help us keep the Lord's Temple clean.

Vatican urges states to ensure greater protection for fishermen

(Vatican Radio)  The Vatican’s office responsible for outreach to the world’s maritime community is calling on nations to ratify an international labor convention that would guarantee greater protections to workers in one of the industry’s most dangerous occupations:  fishing. 

Listen to Tracey McClure's report:  

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