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Vatican launches new website for the Protection of Minors from sex abuse

December 6, 2016. The Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors (PCPM) has launched a website to provide the public with information about their mission: "the effective protection of minors and a commitment to ensure their human and spiritual development.”
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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.
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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."

John Paul II, patron of World Youth Day 2011

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John Paul II joins the list of patrons for Madrid 2011, among which are St. Teresa of Avila, St. Ignatius of Loyola, St. Francis Xavier and St. Juan de la Cruz. Which makes him the first non-Spanish patron for the event.

Since the first World Youth Day in Rome, John Paul II chaired over nine more international meetings of young people from around the world.

Buenos Aires, Argentina, Santiago de Compostela, Czestochowa (Poland), Denver, Manila, Paris, Rome and Toronto all served as host to Pope John Paul II.

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