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Msgr. Romero was killed while celebrating Mass … and so were these four other priests
May 22, 2015. The list includes a pope and two bishops from different eras.
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New auxiliary bishops in Brooklyn (USA)
May 19, 2015. Pope Francis has named James Massa and Witold Mroziewski, who is Polish, auxiliary bishops of Brooklyn (USA). The area has about 4.8 million residents, and 1.5 million are Catholic.
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Oscar Romero becomes patron of Caritas Internationalis

May 18, 2015. Msgr. Oscar Romero was adopted as a patron of Caritas Internationalis, according to an announcement that came just after the organization's General Assembly in Rome ended. The former Archbishop of San Salvador will be beatified on May 23, more than 35 years after he was assassinated while performing Mass.

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Appointments
May 15, 2015. Pope Francis has appointed Domenico Pompili as the new Bishop of Rieti, Italy. He will take the post previously held by Bishop Delio Lucarelli.
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Appointments
May 11, 2015. Pope Francis has nominated Fr. Jorge Enrique Izaguirre Rafael as the New Bishop of Chuquibamba, Peru. He will take over the post previously held by Msgr. Mario Busquets Jordá. 
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New bishops in Brazil, Spain and the Democratic Republic of Congo
May 6, 2015. The Pope has appointed Tarcísio Scaramussa, to be the Bishop of Santos (Brazil). Until now, the position was held by Jacyr Francisco Braido. Also in Brazil, the Pope has appointed Edson de Castro Homem to be the Bishop of the Diocese of Iguatu and Agenor Girardi to be Bishop of the Diocese of Uniao da Vitoria.

The Vatican also announced that the Pope has appointed Manuel Sánchez Monge bishop of the Diocese of Santander (Spain). Emery Kibal Mansong'loo will become the Bishop of Kule (Democratic Republic of Congo).

Further, there is a new Vicar Apostolic of Bontoc-Lagawe (Philippines) and two new members of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, the Archbishop of Dijon Roland Minnerath and Anthony Colin Fisher, Archbishop of Sydney.
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Raúl Castro to meet with Pope
May 6, 2015. Cuban President Raúl Castro will meet privately with Pope Francis on Sunday morning, May 10. Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi  said, "President Raúl Castro has publicly thanked the Pope for his role in fostering the rapprochement between Cuba and the United States of America."
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New bishop in Texas
April 23, 2015. Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Msgr. David Eugene Fellhauer, Bishop of Victoria in Texas (United States). In his place, he has appointed the Rev. Brendan Cahill. 
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Appointments
April 22, 2015. The Pope has named Eduardo Pinheiro da Silva, S.D.B. as Bishop of Jaboticabal (Brazil). Until now, he was auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Campo Grande.

The Vatican also announced that on April 21 the Pope appointed Joseph F. Naumann to be Apostolic Administrator "sede vacante" of the Diocese of Kansas City-Saint Joseph (United States). Until a new bishop is appointed, Naumann will oversee the diocese. He is currently the Metropolitan Archbishop of Kansas City in Kansas.
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Kansas Bishop Robert Finn resigns years after conviction
April 21, 2015. Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of American Bishop, Robert W. Finn. In 2012 the Kansas Bishop was convicting of not reporting a diocesan priest to police. The priest had a series of pornographic material in his computer. 

He is the first American Bishop to resign for not acting swiftly in dealing with cases of sexual abuse. 

Schedule
May 24, 2015 - Pope Francis will celebrate Pentecost Mass, to mark the end of Easter season
Pope Francis will celebrate Pentecost Mass, to mark the end of Easter season.
June 05, 2015 - Pope meets with Chilean president, Michelle Bachelette
June 5th, 2015. Pope meets with Chilean president, Michelle Bachelette.
June 06, 2015 - Pope Francis will visit Sarajevo
Pope Francis will visit Sarajevo
June 06, 2015 - Pope's General Audience at St. Peter's Square
June 3, 2015. Pope's General Audience at St. Peter's Square
 
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Card. Sandri: The Pope would like to visit Iraq, but things are complicated
May 21, 2015. The Cardinal recently met with refugees and persecuted Christians in Iraq.
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Pope thanks Italian Police for helping immigrants
May 21, 2015. More than 600 Italian police officers met with Pope Francis in the Vatican.
Pope Francis: The challenge for Christians is to remain united
May 21, 2015. He said at Casa Santa Marta that the grace of God is w ...
Archbishop Oscar Romero set for beatification on Saturday
May 21, 2015. Pope Benedict XVI gave the beatification process momentum i ...
LIVE: Press conference about international conference on women in 2015
21 de mayo, 2015. The conference theme is "women and the deve ...
New Climate Economy: Experts analyze the issue before release of Papal encyclical
May 20, 2015. Among the speakers was Mexicos form ...
Pope Francis greets female chorus from South Korea
May 20, 2015. The group attended the Popes general audience in St. Peters Square ...
Dioceses from around the world join Italian bishops campaign for persecuted Christians
May 20, 2015. Pope Francis supports the #fre ...
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