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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”.

Make your way in the canonization with a new app: 'Santo Subito!'

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With hundreds of thousands of pilgrims making their way to Rome, the app 'Santo Subito!' wants to make sure they all enjoy the canonization of John Paul II and John XXIII

It's available for smartphones and tablets in Italian, Spanish, English...and Polish!

It includes maps of the Eternal City, so that users can know which church to go to during the night vigil on Saturday 26th, including the language it will be held in.

During the canonization, 150,000 booklets will be given to pilgrims who want to follow the liturgy. But the 'Santo Subito!' app also includes the texts for those that can't get a copy.

And if users want to know a little bit more about both Popes, it also offers highlights of their encyclical letters and major texts

The app can be downloaded for free on Apple Store and Google Play.


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