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Pope Francis: No people is criminal and no religion is terrorist

February 17, 2017. Pope Francis has sent an important message to the Meetings of Popular Movements that is taking place in Modesto (California). The pope denounces the "moral blindness of this indifference”: "under the guise of what is politically correct or ideologically fashionable, one looks at those who suffer without touching them. But they are televised live; they are talked about in euphemisms and with apparent tolerance, but nothing is done systematically to heal the social wounds or to confront the structures that leave so many brothers and sisters by the wayside”.

The government of the Order of Malta will elect the successor of the Grand Master in April

February 15, 2017. On April 29, the Council Complete of State, the Order’s constitutional body, will elect the next Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta (or, as provided for in the Constitution, a Lieutenant of the Grand Master, to hold office for a year).
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Pope names a Special Envoy for Medjugorje

< style> February 11, 2017. Pope Francis has asked Henryk Hoser, S.A.C., bishop of Warsaw-Prague (Poland), to go to Medjugorje as Special Envoy of the Holy See. According< g> the Vatican, "the mission has the aim of acquiring a deeper knowledge of the pastoral situation there and above all, of the needs of the faithful who go there in pilgrimage, and on the basis of this, to suggest possible pastoral initiatives for the future”.

Pope Francis advances eight new causes of sainthood

January 23, 2017. On January 20, Pope Francis met with Cardinal Angelo Amato, the prefect for the Congregation for the Causes of Saints to announce the publication of decrees for the advancement of eight causes of sainthood.

Don Stanislao remembers John Paul II‘s visits to Rome parishes


One of the more notable invited guests was the Pope’s secretary, once called “don Stanislao”.

Cardinal Dziwisz
Personal Secretary to John Paul II
"This visit has a special meaning for me. I feel called to share my personal experience with Pope John Paul II, which are full of memories and emotions."

Cardinal Dziwisz recalled the Pope’s charisma and unique style, and how enthusiastically he was embraced by people all over the world, especially during his Wednesday general audiences at the Vatican or during his visits to Roman parishes.

Cardinal Dziwisz
Personal Secretary to John Paul II
“The Roman people welcomed their bishop with such joy and spontaneity. He remained faithful to his service and, as we well know, visited over 300 parishes in Rome.”

Pope Benedict also prayed for John Paul II’s path to sainthood, which is in the works and widely expected to happen soon. Sources close to Don Stanislao say the beatification process is set to climax in the coming months.