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Pope Francis: No people is criminal and no religion is terrorist

February 17, 2017. Pope Francis has sent an important message to the Meetings of Popular Movements that is taking place in Modesto (California). The pope denounces the "moral blindness of this indifference”: "under the guise of what is politically correct or ideologically fashionable, one looks at those who suffer without touching them. But they are televised live; they are talked about in euphemisms and with apparent tolerance, but nothing is done systematically to heal the social wounds or to confront the structures that leave so many brothers and sisters by the wayside”.
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The government of the Order of Malta will elect the successor of the Grand Master in April

February 15, 2017. On April 29, the Council Complete of State, the Order’s constitutional body, will elect the next Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta (or, as provided for in the Constitution, a Lieutenant of the Grand Master, to hold office for a year).
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Pope names a Special Envoy for Medjugorje

< style> February 11, 2017. Pope Francis has asked Henryk Hoser, S.A.C., bishop of Warsaw-Prague (Poland), to go to Medjugorje as Special Envoy of the Holy See. According< g> the Vatican, "the mission has the aim of acquiring a deeper knowledge of the pastoral situation there and above all, of the needs of the faithful who go there in pilgrimage, and on the basis of this, to suggest possible pastoral initiatives for the future”.

Cardinal Geraldo Majella Agnelo turns 80, cardinal electors down to 109

2013-10-19

The Archbishop emeritus of San Salvador de Bahia, Cardinal Geraldo Agnelo, will turn 80 years old on October 19. He will becomeineligible to vote in a future conclave, bringing down the number of papal electors to 109.   

The Brazilian prelate has served as vice president for CELAM, the Latin American bishops' group. John Paul II made him cardinal in 2001, and he holds very dear memories of the late Pope.

CARD. GERALDO AGNELO
Archbishop emeritus of San Salvador de Bahia (Brazil)
January 31, 2011
"During his last few years, when I would visit him, I wouldn't ask him anything. I didn't want him to answer anything because it was hard for him to speak. I would tell him things without expecting an response.”

Cardinal Agnelo took part in the conclaves that elected Benedict XVI and Pope Francis.


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