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Complete program of pope's trip to Fatima on May 12-13

March 20, 2017. The Vatican has published Pope Francis' program for his upcoming trip to Fatima.
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Pope Francis will travel to Egypt from 28 to 29 April 2017

March 18, 2017. In response to the invitation from the President of the Republic, the Bishops of the Catholic Church, His Holiness Pope Tawadros II and the Grand Imam of the Mosque of Al Azhar, Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed el-Tayyib, Pope Francis will make an Apostolic trip to the Arab Republic of Egypt from 28 to 29 April 2017, visiting the city of Cairo. The programme of the trip will be published shortly.
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Pope to meet with most powerful European leaders on March 24

March 3, 2017. On March 24 a historic meeting will take place between the pope and many of the most powerful heads of government throughout Europe. The meeting was announced by the Director of the Press Office of the Holy See, Greg Burke and will begin at 6 p.m. in the Sala Regia of the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican.

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Benedict XVI

To denounce these fundamental errors shown by the fall of major American banks, one must understand that the errors lie deep in human greed as a sin. 
 
Benedict XVI also spoke about his awaited third encyclical “Caritas in Veritate” on the Church’s social doctrine. The Pope said it is difficult to complete because of the social changes the economic crisis is bringing. 

Benedict XVI
We have been for some time preparing an encyclical on these topics and in the long run it has been hard to speak with expertise, because if these issues dealing with the economy are not said with expertise the document will not be credible.

The meeting turned to a lighter tone when one of the priests recited a poem of the Pope in traditional roman dialect.

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Benedict XVI

Poetry is deeply rooted in the roman heart. This is a natural gift the Lord has given the Romans and a gift of natural charisma that precedes the Church.

This round table between the Pope and the priests of his Diocese of Rome is a tradition that is held each year during the first days of Lent.

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