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Pope sends greetings to Patriarch Bartholomew on feast of St Andrew

Pope Francis sends a letter to Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople on Saturday, and expresses his hopes for the re-establishment of full communion between the Catholic and Orthodox Churches.

Pope Francis: The Church suffers with married couples in crisis

Pope Francis receives participants taking part in a Formation Course for the Protection of Marriage and the Pastoral Care of married couples in crisis, organized by the Rota Romana. He tells them that the Church always and only seeks the good of those facing marriage difficulties.

Pope to Caritas Rome: go crazy to love and help others

It was a sort of an informal family get-together for Pope Francis, Friday evening, when he visited the “Cittadella della Carità – Santa Giacinta” (Citadel of Charity – St. Jacinta), a Caritas centre of Rome. His visit was to commemorate 40 years of Caritas of Rome Diocese.

Pope holds up Italy’s assassinated anti-mafia judge as model for jurists

Pope Francis on Friday received in audience a group of Italian lawyers, judges, notaries and law professors and academics who are members of the Centro Studio Rosario Livatino. The group is named after an Italian judge who was assassinated by the mafia in 1990 and whose cause of beatification and canonization is proceeding.

Pope to theologians: Pursue your mission for a beautiful theology

Pope Francis addresses members of the International Theological Commission on the occasion of their 50th anniversary of its foundation.

Pope at Mass: 'look to your moment of death with hope and trust in the Lord'

Pope Francis reflects on our mortal end, speaking of death as a moment of encounter with the Lord, a moment for which we must be prepared.