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Pope Francis' complete schedule for Colombia trip

June 23, 2017. He will go to Colombia September 6-11.
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Bruno Marie Duffé, new secretary of the Department for Integral Development

June 16, 2017. Thepope has named French priest Bruno Marie Duffé, from Lyon, number two of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development. He will be in charge of one of the key offices in the Vatican Curia.
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Angela Merkel to meet with pope on June 17

June 9, 2017. The Vatican has confirmed that on Saturday, June 17, German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet with Pope Francis. Both have previously met in Rome in May 2016, February 2015 and May 2013, two months after Pope Francis was elected pontiff.
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Pope Francis to meet with Venezuelan bishops on June 8

June 5, 2017. Pope Francis will meet with Venezuelan bishops next Thursday to discuss the situation their country is facing.
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New secretary of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life

May 31, 2017. The Brazilian priest Alexandre Awi Mello, the National Director of Brazil's Schönstatt Movement, will serve as the new secretary. He was born Rio de Janeiro in 1971, and ordained a priest in 2001.
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Pope sends condolences and solidarity to Cairo after bus attack

May 26, 2017. Secretary of State, Pietro Parolin, wrote a letter to His Excellency Abdel Fattah Al Sisi after the bus attack Friday in Cairo, which left close to 30 Coptic Christians dead, including children, and many others injured.

A virtual tour to the oldest church in Rome

2009-11-20

Now, the former home of popes is nothing more than a few mouse clicks away, with 13 different 3D vantage points ready to transport you to the one of the Eternal city’s most famed churches, the first church of Rome when it was originally built.

The final product was realized by the University of Villanova, a Roman Catholic, Augustinian university in Pennsylvania.

And thanks to their efforts, the Lateran comes to life like never before. Start at the apse and wind your way through both naves, the chapels of Lancelloti and Corsini and any other corner of the hallowed church you want to see.

All you need is an internet connection and an imagination to see centuries of Roman Catholic history come to life.

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