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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”.

Pope is the most influential person on Twitter

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According to a new study, Pope Francis is the most influential person on Twitter. 

The report looks at the account of 669 leaders and heads of state from 166 countries. The influence is not about who has the most followers, but rather about who is re-tweeted the most

The study shows that Pope Francis is the winner. Every one of his tweets is re-tweeted an average of 9, 929 times. That's eight times more than president Obama's tweets.  This despite the fact that president Obama has 58 million followers. 

Pope Francis has 20 million followers. His account is unique because it doesn't interact or respond to other accounts.  Furthermore, it doesn't do any promotional activity and it doesn't follow anyone. The Pope has nine Twitter accounts, including one in Latin-the official language of the Vatican. 


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