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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."
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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.

St. Anna Schäffer: Bedridden at 19, yet still managed to inspire through letters

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At the age of 19, she slipped into boiling lye, which left both her legs severely damaged. Over time, her injuries got worse. Her legs became paralyzed, she was diagnosed with cancer and eventually suffered a brain injury. Even so, her faith in God grew stronger. It's said she developed stigmata, after having visions of St. Francis and of Jesus.

Through her sickness, she received Communion every day and offered her suffering and pain to God.  As word of her devotion spread, she would write letters to console those who turned to her for advice and inspiration.  Through her pain and poverty, she did so year after year.

She died in her early 40's, on October 5th, 1925.
But on Sunday, her message will come alive again, when Benedict XVI declares her a saint.


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