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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 appoints Ricardo Blázquez to investigate the Regnum Christi


Sources close to the Vatican have confirmed this and within the next few hours will publish an official statement.

Last year Blázquez Archbishop was one of four visitators appointed by the Pope to investigate the Legion of Christ.

To help bring order to the Legion of the Christ, Archbishop Velasio De Paolis has named four assistants: Fr Agostino Montan, Fr Mario Marchesi Agostino, Gianfranco Ghirlanda (Jesuit priest and former rector of Gregorian University), and Brian Farrell (Secretary of he Pontifical Council for Christian Unity and Legionary of Christ).

One of the main tasks of Velasio De Paolis, who currently governs the Legionaries of Christ on behalf of the Pope, will be to draft and adopt the new constitutions for the Order.