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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.

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.

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.

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.
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Pope approves new decrees for the Causes of Saints

December 22, 2016. On Wednesday, December 21, Pope Francis authorized the following decrees for the Causes of Saints:

Colombia's new ambassador discusses country's peace process with Pope


Colombia's Ambassador to the Holy See

"What struck me the most was the moving way in which he asked me to tell president Juan Manuel Santos, that he is sincerely interested in Colombia's peace talks. He said he hopes peace can become a reality for our country.”

Germán Cardona Gutiérrez also thanked the Pope for recently appointing a new Colombian cardinal. The future cardinal Rubén Salazar, also serves as the President of Colombia's Episcopal Conference.

Colombia's Ambassador to the Holy See

"It's a big responsibility because with a new cardinal, we could also have the opportunity to build and improve our relationship with the Catholic Church.”

Among those possibilities is an invitation Colombian bishops offered to Benedict XVI back in June, when they asked him to visit Colombia.

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