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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”.

Getting to know the Holy Shroud with an app

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The Holy Shroud remains an inexplicable mystery to this day, and it continues to draw international attention. Pope Francis will visit Turin to pray in front of the Shroud on June 21st. For anyone who wants to learn about the mysteries of the Shroud, there's now an app to help. 

The app contains images and little known facts. For example, it has information about the man who brought the Shroud to Turin. In another part,  the sections of the Shroud where Jesus' face appear are examined.

The articles and documents in the app give the user a deep understanding of the drama behind the Shroud. A user can discover the time and place where it was discovered, with visual aids built into the application.

It contains information about the ancient Holy Land, Jewish culture in the first century, and the Passion and Resurrection of Christ.

The app is free and is available in English and Spanish. It can be used on iOS or Android, for smartphones and tablets. 

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