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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."
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Vatican strongly reacts to episcopal ordinations in China made without pope's permission

November 7, 2016. "In recent weeks, there has been a series of reports regarding some episcopal ordinations conferred without Papal Mandate of priests of the unofficial community of the Catholic Church in Continental China,” explains the Vatican in a letter signed by the Director of the Holy See Press Office, Greg Burke.

Website begins countdown until Year of Fatih kicks off

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Here one can also find some of the main messages by the Pope, including his letter 'Porta Fidei' which was used to call for the Year of Faith. The site also offers the original texts of Vatican II in 12 languages, as well as an online catechism, and the texts and videos of the main catechesis by Benedict XVI.

There is also a calendar with the major events being held around the world this year. It explains the mission of this young Pontifical Council for the New Evangelization, which was founded in 2010 by Benedict XVI.

The site can be viewed in English and Italian, as well as having plans to publish in more languages. The Year of Faith can also by followed most social networks such as facebook and twitter.


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