12 Sep 2018

Pope summons meeting

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Pope summons presidents of all episcopal conferences to seek measures against abuses.

07 Sep 2018

Pope in Dublin

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Music group from Africa enlivens crowd at World Meeting of Families in August 2018.

21 Aug 2018

Pope's letter

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Letter of His Holiness Pope Francis to the People of God regarding sexual abuse in the Church.

14 Aug 2018

Pope speaks to young people

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St Peter's square was packed as some 90,000 people came to see Pope Francis.

13 Aug 2018

Pope meets with young people

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Pope Francis appeared at Circus Massimo in Rome to celebrate this great encounter with some 50,000 young Italians.

09 Aug 2018

Pope to meet youth

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Pope Francis to meet with 70,000 young people this weekend to prepare Synod.

01 Jul 2018

Australia might gain second saint

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Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney is helping investigate and assess if Eileen O'Connor's cause should proceed and what merits her potential sainthood.

17 Apr 2018

An emotional moment

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'Is my dad in Heaven?' child asks Pope Francis.

10 Apr 2018

New papal document

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The title, “Rejoice and be glad", or in latin “Gaudete et Exsultate", speaks of the call to holiness in the world today. 

09 Apr 2018

New papal document

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Vatican to present new papal document on holiness in modern world on Monday April 9 – Gaudete et Exsultate.

03 Apr 2018

Pope Francis Easter Message

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Pope Francis delivering his Easter message and blessing.

27 Mar 2018

World meeting of families 2018

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Pope announces Dublin travel plans for World Meeting of Families.

09 Mar 2018

Paul VI to be canonised

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Pope Francis will canonise Paul VI in October.

15 Feb 2018

Pope first to sign up

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Pope Francis registers for World Youth Day 2019 in Panama.

09 Feb 2018

Pope's advice to priests

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A good homily is a short homily, Pope Francis tells priests.

23 Jan 2018

Pope's visit to Chile and Peru

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Pope Francis' best messages from his trip to Chile and Peru.

22 Jan 2018

Pope returns to Rome

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'I apologise to victims if my words offended them' – Pope Francis

18 Jan 2018

Pope in Temuco

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Pope notes 'sorrow and pain' of Chile's indigenous people.

15 Jan 2018

Pope to visit Chile and Peru

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Chile and Peru: Pope Francis' challenges in his first trip of 2018.

15 Jan 2018

Pope Francis arrives in Chile

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An orchestra welcomed the Pope – this little girl sang – he enjoyed it so much that he waited for her to finish before thanking and blessing her.

15 Jan 2018

'This is the result of war'

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Inside papal plane on his journey to Chile Pope Francis presents journalists with photo about nuclear war.

02 Jan 2018

Pope prays for peace

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World Day of Peace was dedicated this year to migrants and refugees.

12 Dec 2017

World meeting of families 2018

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The official hymn 'A Joy for all the Earth' has been chosen for the 2018 World Meeting of Families to be held in Dublin in August.

09 Nov 2017

No phones during Mass please

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'It hurts me to see them using mobile phones in Mass (lay, priests and bishops)' – Pope Francis.

27 Oct 2017

Pope makes long distance call

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The Pope linked up live from the Vatican with the six-man crew as they orbited above Earth.

23 Apr 2017

Canonisation date announced

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Pope confirms that he will canonise two Fatima's visionaries on May 13.

10 Apr 2017

WYD Panama 2019

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"Come to WYD in Panama! It will not be the same as the others" – this is the joy of someone who is about to receive a very important gift, the Cross of WYD.

18 Feb 2017

WYD19 in Panama

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Planning underway – Archbishop of Panama visits Rome and then to Poland to exchange WYD17 experiences.

11 Jan 2017

WYD 2019 Panama

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While the official date of the next World Youth Day in Panama is not known as of yet, what is clear is that it will be in the first months of 2019.