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Nicolás Maduro meets with the pope in surprise visit to Rome

October 24, 2016. Pope Francis met with Venezuelan president, Nicolás Maduro. The private visit took place in the midst of the "worrysome political, social, and economic situation the country is going through, which is having serious repercussins in the daily life of the people,” according to a statement from the Vatican.

Holy See and Vietnam begin their 6th bilateral meeting today

October 24, 2016. The sixth meeting between the Holy See and a delegation of Vietnam begins today to improve relations between the two states. The Vatican delegation is headed by Antoine Camilleri, while the head of the Vietnamese delegation is Bui Thanh Son, with Foreign Affairs. The last meeting between the two state delegations was in September 2014.
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Pope to award 2016 Ratzinger Prize to Inos Biffi and Ioannis Kourempeles

October 20, 2016. The winners of this year's Ratzinger Prize will be Inos Biffi and Ioannis Kourempeles. The former, an Italian priest, is an expert in Systematic Theology and History of Medieval Theology. The latter is Greek and an Orthodox. He is an expert in History of Dogmas and Dogmatic Theology. He will be the first Orthodox to be awarded the prize given by the Joseph Ratzinger Foundation, considered by many the Nobel Prize of Theology.
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Pope Francis sends his condolences to Thais after the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej

October 14, 2016. Pope Francis has sent a message to the Prime Minister of Thailand to express his condolences for the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej. He was 88 years old, and his reign spanned seven decades. Pope Francis said he is "deeply saddened” and he expresses his closeness to the members of the royal family and the Thai people.
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Pope sends 100,000 dollars for Hurricane Matthew victims

October 14, 2016. Through the Pontifical Council "Cor Unum", Pope Francis will send $100,000 to the victims of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti. The money will fund relief efforts in the first stages of recovery after the devastating effects of the hurricane. With this gesture, the pope wants to express his "closeness of spirit and fatherly support” to everyone in the affected area.
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Pope authorizes new decrees of heroic virtues for four potential saints

October 11, 2016. Pope Francis authorized the Congregation for the Causes of Saints to promulgate the decree of heroic virtues to four people, who are being investigated by the Church for possible sainthood. The decrees were given to the following "Servants of God:”
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Pope Francis rejects death penalty on Twitter: #NoDeathPenalty

October 10, 2016. The Pope has has given his support via Twitter to the World Day Against the Death Penalty. The following message can be read in each of his nine accounts, in their respective languages: "Punishment should necessarily include hope! #NoDeathPenalty.”
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Pope Francis announces Synod about youth and vocation

October 6, 2016. It will be held in 2018 under the name "Youth, faith, and vocational discernment.” Preparations for the second Synod of bishops convened by Pope Francis are well underway.

Theme chosen for 2017 World Communications Day

September 29, 2016. The theme for the 2017 World Communications Day has officially been announced. Coming from the book of Isiah, the theme is: "Fear not, for I am with you: communicating hope and trust in our time.”
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Pope will not be able to travel to Israel on Friday to attend the funeral of Shimon Peres

September 28, 2016. Despite the rumors that Pope Francis will travel to Israel to attend Shimon Peres funeral, the Vatican has issued a statement officially announcing a confirmation for the pope's scheduled visit to Georgia and Azerbaijan will remain as planned on Friday. The pope spoke warmly about the former leader and sent out a telegram of condolences:

Communion and Liberation prepares for big meeting with Pope


On Saturday, more than 60,000 people from the Communion and Liberation movement will gather in St. Peter's Square with Pope Francis. They are visiting from 50 countries to mark the tenth anniversary of their founder's passing. The Catholic organization is also celebrating its 60th anniversary.

Vice President of Communion and Liberation
"We have requested a meeting with the Pope in every significant moment in our history. It is a way for us to recognize him  personally and as a movement. The Pope is the successor of Peter."

42-year-old Davide Prosperi is married with 4 children and is a professor of nanomedicine. Despite his busy schedule, he is also the second-in-command at Communion and Liberation.

Vice President of Communion and Liberation
"We have discovered through other people who God really is. He has the answer to the yearning of the heart. Everyone, from any place or circumstance, feels that yearning and feels that truth when it touches their heart. This is our experience."

Communion and Liberation Spokesperson  
"I think the message is still relevant: Christ is the answer for those who ask questions, anyone who seeks understanding of humanity."

Alberto Savorana has written the seminal biography of Luigi Giussani, the Italian priest who founded Communion and Liberation. The book will soon be translated into Spanish and English.

Spokesperson for Communion and Liberation
"To Luigi Giussani, Christ is the answer to the demands that are stirred in the hearts of men. This discovery changed his life and made him passionate that testimony to Christ is the answer to the needs of each person."

Sixty years after its founding, Luigi Giussani's proposal is still delighting thousands of people, most of them lay, in more than 90 countries.

It is not a different doctrine, but it encourages people to live the faith in a conscious way. It promotes a personal friendship with God, rather than a list of rules. 

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