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Day: September 12, 2014

Pope Francis tells Cameroon Bishops that dialogue with Muslims is essential

(Vatican Radio)  Pope Francis told Catholic Bishops from Cameroon that developing an ongoing dialogue with Muslims, in an atmosphere of mutual trust,  is essential for maintaining peaceful co-existence and preventing the violence of which Christians are the victims in some areas of Africa.  The Bishops are in Rome on their ad-limini visits and were received…
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Pope Francis’ address to Catholic Bishops of DR Congo

(Vatican Radio)  Pope Francis deplored the use of child soldiers in the DR Congo and urged the country’s Catholic Bishops to strengthen their pastoral outreach to the young people in their nation. He also appealed to them to do all in their power to promote peace and disarmament. The bishops from the war-torn African country…
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Pope at Santa Marta: Do not take pleasure in others’ mistakes

(Vatican Radio) True fraternal reprimand is painful because it is done with love, in truth and humility. Moreover it is unchristian to take pleasure when reprimanding someone.  This was the focus of Pope Francis homily Friday during Mass in Santa Marta, on the day when the Church celebrates the Feast Day of the Holy Name…
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Pope Francis set to visit war memorial of ‘Redipuglia’

(Vatican Radio) On the morning of Saturday 13th of September Pope Francis will make a penitential pilgrimage to the north eastern  Italian War Memorial of  ‘Redipuglia’, also known at the Memorial of the 100,000. He goes there to pay tribute to all those who fell on the battlefield during the First World War and indeed, as…
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