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Holy See confirms investigation of Order of Malta

January 17, 2017. The Holy See has issued a statement Tuesday in response to "attempts by the Order of Malta to discredit” the new group established by the Vatican to conduct the investigation of why the Chancellor of the Order of Malta was asked to step down.
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Pope sends condolences for victims of Turkish cargo jet crash

January 16, 2017. On Monday morning, a Turkish cargo plane has tragically crashed in Kyrgyzstan, killing dozens and hospitalizing many others. Many homes and vehicles in the small village are also destroyed. As a result, Vatican Secretary of State, Pietro Parolin has sent a message of condolences to the victims of the disaster on behalf of Pope Francis.
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Pope Francis to meet with Palestinian president on Saturday

January 11, 2017. Pope Francis will meet with Palestinian president, Mahmud Abbas on Saturday, January 14, at the Vatican to inaugurate the new Palestinian embassy to the Holy See.
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Former Director of the Vatican's school for diplomats, Justo Mullor dies

December 30, 2016. The smiling archbishop Justo Mullor died this morning in Rome, at the Pío XI Clinic. He was 84 years old.

Benedict XVI meets with members of the Circle of St. Peter

2012-02-24

The pope highlighted the work that the Circle of St. Peter does in developing countries, and aiding  adoptions, as well as giving food to people in need. He then took the opportunity to remember the importance of charity, especially during Lent.

Benedict XVI

“This liturgical season invites us to reflect on the heart of the Christian life: the charity.”

The Circle of St. Peter was founded in Rome in 1869 by a group of young people, led by Cardinal Iacobini. The Pope entrusted them to exercise charity for the poor, helping to start many activities for the welfare of those in the diocese of Rome.

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