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WHAT IS A BULL OF INDICTION? - POPE FRANCIS TO MAKE ONE-DAY TRIP TO SARAJEVO - HOLY FATHER’S LITURGICAL CALENDAR: APRIL – JUNE - PAPAL ACADEMIES LAUNCH ANTI-TRAFFICKING WEBSITE

I received an email asking me to explain the meaning of the words Bull of Indiction – words mentioned often this past weekend in news stories when the official Bull for the forthcoming Jubilee of Mercy was read. 1,025 more words

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LENTEN STATION CHURCHES OF ROME: TUESDAY OF WEEK 2, SAINT BALBINA - VATICAN RELEASES DETAILS OF PAPAL TRIP TO NAPLES - POPE FRANCIS APPROVES STATUTES OF HOLY SEE ECONOMIC ENTITIES

San Diego has a new bishop: It was announced today by the Vatican that the Holy Father has appointed Auxiliary Bishop Robert McElroy of San Francisco as bishop of San Diego. 774 more words

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VI INSIDER PROFILES MEDICUS CHRISTI - PRESS OFFICE ON POPE FRANCIS’ ADDRESS TO U.S. CONGRESS

VI INSIDER PROFILES MEDICUS CHRISTI

I have two special guests this week on Vatican Insider in the interview segment. I talk to Dr. Joseph Marotta, founder and executive director of Medicus Christi, and his new partner in Rome, Dr. 631 more words

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January 22nd is the March for Life

In his petition for the month of January, Pope Francis asks “that those from diverse religious traditions and all people of good will work together for peace.”  The Pope is making a visit to the United States in September and will be stopping in New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C. 698 more words

POPE RETURNS TO ROME, PRAYS AT ST. MARY MAJOR - POST PAPAL VISIT REACTION FROM SRI LANKA - PHILIPPINE BISHOPS MEET AFTER PAPAL VISIT

Heartfelt thanks to the many people – including a number of fans in the Phlippines – who wrote comments on my Facebook page (/joansrome) and to those who emailed me about my blog and my Facebook postings. 1,275 more words

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HEART TO HEART - POPE FRANCIS BIDS FAREWELL TO PHILIPPINES, RETURNS TO ROME - PHILIPPINE MEDIA: ON THE SCENE, BEHIND THE SCENES

HEART TO HEART

The one and only Pope Francis has just returned to Rome after a weeklong visit to Asia, starting in Sri Lanka where color, inter-religious dialogue and the canonization of the nation’s first saint, Joseph Vaz marked his brief stay. 2,465 more words

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THE “BEST OF” ON “VATICAN INSIDER” THIS WEEK - POPE TO BISHOPS, PRIESTS, RELIGIOUS, SEMINARIANS: BE JOYFUL PROCLAIMERS OF THE GOSPEL - HOLY FATHER STOPS AT CENTER FOR STREET CHILDREN - POPE TO FAMILIES: REST IN THE LORD, PRAY, BE EXAMPLES OF HOLINESS

Pope Francis had a very busy Friday in Manila as the overwhelmingly enthusiastic, almost rapturous, welcome continues in the Philippine capital amidst very tight security, so much so the Holy Father has been prevented many times from leaving the Popemobile, a modified jeepney, to go into the crowd for a meet and greet. 3,175 more words

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