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New Custodian of the Holy Land

May 20, 2016. Friar Francesco Patton is the new Custodian of the Holy Land. He succeeds Fr. Pierbattista Pizzaballa, who was in office for the last 12 years. Friar Francesco Patton is 52 years old from Vigo Meano (Italy). He graduated in Communication Sciences from the Pontifical Salesian University of Rome and until now was the provincial minister of the Order of Friars Minor in Saint Vigilius of Trent.

Pope meets with bishops of Rwanda

2014-04-03

(-ONLY VIDEO-) Pope Francis met with bishops of Rwanda on Thursday morning. The group is in Rome, taking part in its 'ad limina' visit.

 

In a written statement, Pope Francis highlighted the need for the Church to be an instrument of reconciliation, especially as the 20th anniversary of country's genocide approaches. The Pope emphasized that he is praying for those who lost their lives and their families.

 


The importance of educating the youth  was also touched on.

 

 

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