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These are the names of the 17 new cardinals the pope appointed at the consistory

November 19, 2016. 13 of them are under the age of 80, and thus able to vote in a hypothetical conclave, and four of them are non-electors.

Vatican congratulates Trump and hopes his time in office "can truly be fruitful"

November 9, 2016. While speaking to Vatican Radio, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican Secretary of State, congratulated the new president and hoped that his government "can truly be fruitful."

Vatican strongly reacts to episcopal ordinations in China made without pope's permission

November 7, 2016. "In recent weeks, there has been a series of reports regarding some episcopal ordinations conferred without Papal Mandate of priests of the unofficial community of the Catholic Church in Continental China,” explains the Vatican in a letter signed by the Director of the Holy See Press Office, Greg Burke.

Benedict XVI: 'Only he who loves truly knows God'


Citing Saint John Chrystestamus, Benedict XVI said that faith is dead if it is not accompanied by concrete actions to help others. At the same time  he recognized it’s not an easy thing to do.

Benedict XVI

If a person loves their neighbor with a pure and generous heart, it means that they truly know God.”

He also affirmed that Jesus did not teach a philosophy but a path that leads to new life. According to the pope, in order to follow Jesus the most important thing is to love and accept others because he who does not do so is not a true believer. He said faith is an outcome of love.