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Bruno Marie Duffé, new secretary of the Department for Integral Development

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Angela Merkel to meet with pope on June 17

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Pope Francis to meet with Venezuelan bishops on June 8

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New secretary of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life

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Pope's General Audience: What it truly means to say 'I believe'

2013-01-23

He went on to say that in the Bible, Christians can read and understand concrete ways in which faith helps people in their daily lives.

As an example, Benedict XVI talked about Abraham, who allowed his faith to lead him into the unknown.

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“Like Abraham, we too are called to let faith shape our thoughts and actions in accordance with God’s saving word, even when this runs contrary to the thinking and ways of this world.”

Towards the end of the general audience, Benedict XVI prayed for the people of Indonesia, where heavy floods have killed at least 20 people in Jakarta, and left thousands of others displaced.

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“I want to express my closeness with the people who have been affected by this natural disaster. They are in my prayers. I also call for solidarity so that no one is left without necessary relief.”

This group of Polish nuns sang for the Pope. Their rhythm catched on quickly and eventually all the pilgrims in the Paul VI audience hall, clapped their hands, and joined in.


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