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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.

Benedict XVI urges people to be joyful on Christmas knowing God is near

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BENEDICT XVI
"We should be happy that He is near, because his presence and understanding that He is besides us will bring us closer to the reality of God's kindness, the joy that He is with us.”

The Pope said Christmas helps bring out God's kindness, which, despite its rejection by mankind, remains close by and merciful.

BENEDICT XVI
"Let's ask God what he expects from us, what he wants us to do, and we being to understand that he doesn't expect extraordinary things from us, but to live an ordinary life in rectitude and kindness.”

The parish that the Pope visited opened nearly 50 years ago, but the permanent church was inaugurated in 2007. The Pope used his time to greet the catechists, the elderly and the sick. He also encouraged those present to continue working evangelize the neighborhood during this Year of Faith.


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