Zenit – The World Seen From Rome

The Holy See Press Office hosted four Synod participants at a briefing on the afternoon, of October 15, 2019. Vatican News provided a summary of the discussions at the 11th General Congregation of the Synod for the Amazon, attended by 180 Synod Fathers together with Pope Francis. The Prefect of the [...]
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The Ecuadorian Bishops' Conference and the representation of the United Nations in Ecuador have published a joint statement to inform that the President of Ecuador, Lenín Moreno, has officially repealed decree n. 883 which increased the price of fuel and which caused more than a week of violent protests in [...]
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Pope Francis has appointed Fr. Jose Alan Dialogo of the Manila archdiocese as the new bishop of Sorsogon. The bishop-elect will succeed Bishop Arturo Bastes, who reached the mandatory retirement age of 75 last April. He served the diocese for 16 years. Dialogo's appointment was made public by Bastes himself during the [...]
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Pope Francis accepted the renunciation of Bishop Robert Harris as Bishop of the Diocese of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, and on October 15, 2019, appointed his successor, Bishop Christian Riesbeck, CC At the time of his appointment, Bishop Riesbeck was Auxiliary Bishop to the Archdiocese of Ottawa. [...]
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The cure for hypocrisy? Saying “the truth before God”, Pope Francis answered at the Mass he celebrated on October 15, 2019, in the chapel of the Maison Sainte-Marthe. “There is an attitude that the Lord does not tolerate: hypocrisy,” that is, “to appear to be another,” the pope said in his [...]
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