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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 in April the successor of the Grand Master

February 15, 2017. On 29 April 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”.
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Pope Francis advances eight new causes of sainthood

January 23, 2017. On January 20, Pope Francis met with Cardinal Angelo Amato, the prefect for the Congregation for the Causes of Saints to announce the publication of decrees for the advancement of eight causes of sainthood.

Legionaries of Christ: Vatican approves new statues

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(ONLY VIDEO) The Vatican has approved the new statutes of the Legionaries of Christ, which were developed during the General Chapter of the Congregation that concluded in February. 

The Legion of Christ delivered its new constitutions in February. After further study, the Holy See requested some adjustments as they were explicit references to the texts of the Second Vatican Council. They also asked to include points from the Code of Canon Law which would serve as a key in interpreting the rules. 

The new text also clarifies the relationship between the Legion of Christ and Regnum Christi.

In July 2010, Benedict XVI named Cardinal Velasio de Paolis as Apostolic Delegate to the Legion of Christ. The Pope asked that he supervise the redevelopment of the Constitutions.

De Paolis ended his work on February 2014, after the election of new superiors. In July, the Vatican named renowned canonist, Gianfranco Ghirlanda, as Pontifical Assistant in order consolidate the renewal of the congregation, and to help in preparing the statutes of the Regnum Christi movement. 


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