Catholic Pulse

ROME — Tesla CEO Elon Musk, whose $44 billion bid to buy Twitter remains in limbo, used the social media platform to announce he had met with Pope Francis. “Honored to meet @Pontifex yesterday,” Musk tweeted of the Friday afternoon audience, alongside a photo showing Musk, Francis and four of Musk’s [...]
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MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s Catholic bishops’ conference called Monday on parishes throughout the country to put photos of dead nuns and priests in their churches this Sunday and to hold Masses for all those killed in gang-fueled violence. The call for special celebrations throughout July came after two Jesuit priests and [...]
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ROME – In the second part of an interview with Reuters, the first part of which was published Monday, Pope Francis said he hopes the Vatican’s provisional agreement with China will be renewed, and believes it is the right choice in the long run. Speaking to Reuters on Saturday, the pope [...]
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SÃO PAULO –Cardinal Cláudio Hummes, the former archbishop of São Paulo, died on July 4 from lung cancer at the age of 87. Once a radical pro-worker and anti-dictatorship leader in the 1970s and 1980s, he gained a reputation as a conservative while serving as archbishop of São Paulo in the [...]
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ROME – After an avalanche in northern Italy left several dead over the weekend, regional church leaders have lamented the tragedy and have voiced their closeness to the victims and their families. In a statement Monday, the day after the accident, Archbishop Lauro Tisi of the Trento Diocese and Bishop Renato [...]
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