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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 Francis advances eight new causes of sainthood

January 23, 2017. On January 20, Pope Francis met with Cardinal Angelo Amato, the prefect for the Congregation for the Causes of Saints to announce the publication of decrees for the advancement of eight causes of sainthood.

Rome's Zoo brings exhibit on animals of the Bible


President, Biopark Foundation of Rome

"It is the sacred text of our culture that is shared in the Jewish and Christian religion. We wanted to show the relationship between nature and spirituality with a route from different verses of the Bible shown by the animals in our zoo.”

Among other things, this zoo tries to teach about environmental education in society and caring for endangered animals or those that were illegally smuggled. But after visiting the Biblical Zoo in Jerusalem, the organizers decided to add a historical side.

President, Biopark Foundation of Rome

"In 20 days we have created this route. Rome's Jewish community has helped us with suggestions and offering texts of the Bible. We then did graphic design for the information panels.”

Each area with different animals has a sign like this one that shows a biblical quotation and a scientific explanation of the habits and characteristics of each specie.

The exhibit is a fun way to bring nature and religion to the public. It brings together some diverse animals that surely Noah himself would have enjoyed.

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