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Pope Francis names French cardinal as new Camerlengo
December 20, 2014. Cardinal Jean Louis Tauran is the new Camerlengo of the Roman Catholic Church. So he replaces cardinal Tarcisio Bertone (80).
Tauran will take care of the property and revenues of the Holy See during a sede vacante.
December 12, 2014. Pope Francis has appointed Msgr. Vicente Jimenez Zamora as the new Archbishop of Zaragoza, Spain. Up until now, he served as the Bishop of the Diocese of Santander. In Ecuador, Fr. Adelio Pasqualotto has been nominated as the new Vicariate Apostolic of Napo. Pope Francis also appointed Rev. Fr. Pietro Bovati, as the new Secretary of the Pontifical Biblical Commission.
Vatican releases new questionnaire on the Synod on the Family
December 9, 2014. The Vatican has published a new questionnaire containing 46 questions pertaining to the family and the modern day challenges it faces. It’s meant to be a further reflection for the second phase of the Synod on the Family, which will take place in October 2015. The questions are divided in three sections. In the following days, it will be distributed to many groups, including Episcopal Conferences, Eastern Church and Curia Departments.
The Jesuits to start new General Congregation on October 2016
December 9, 2014. The General Superior of the Society of Jesus, Fr. Adolfo Nicolas Pachon, has called a new General Congregation. This assembly, which will include representatives from all over the world, will start on October 2, 2016. In a letter, Fr. Pachon called on all Jesuits to take part in this "serious process of spiritual discernment" on which the future and mission of the Society relies.
New Archbishop of Kenya
December 9, 2014. Pope Francis appointed Msgr. Martin Musonde Kivuva as new Archbishop of Mombasa (Kenya). He previously served as bishop of the diocese of Machakos (Kenya).
Also, Adolfo Ramon Canecin was appointed coadjutor bishop of the diocese of Goya (Argentina).
Community of Sant'Egidio reelects its president
December 9, 2014. Marco Impagliazzo has been reelected as president of the Community of Sant'Egidio by an assembly of 220 delegates from around the world.
February 09, 2015 - Council of Cardinals
February 9-11, 2014. Council of Cardinals. Meeting between the group of cardinals that advises the Pope on Church governance and Curial reform.
LIVE BROADCAST: Pope's last Angelus of the year
December 28, 2014. Thousands of pilgrims gather at St. Peters Square.
LIVE BROADCAST: Pope Francis meets large families from all around the world
December 28, 2014. December 28 marks the Feast of the Holy Family.
The Bad and ugly of 2014
December 28, 2014. A look at some of the most controversial and heartwrenching stories of the year.
April 2014: Four Popes in St. Peter for the canonization of John Paul II and John XXII
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March 2014: Pope Francis becomes the first Pope to go to confession in public
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February 2014: Benedict XVI first appearance in public as Pope Emeritus
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