Monthly Archives: December 2016

Pope Francis lays out principles and achievements of Vatican reform

[Austen Ivereigh] Pope Francis has today laid out a series of criteria for reforming the Roman Curia, calling for a conversion of minds and hearts and warning that while some criticism of the reform is healthy, some of it is ill-willed. … Continue reading

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Pope, fitter than ever, celebrates 80th birthday with homeless

[Austen Ivereigh] Pope Francis has celebrated his 80th birthday today with a Mass with the cardinals and breakfast with the homeless, but otherwise leading a normal day of audiences and meetings at the Vatican. He said Mass this morning in the Pauline chapel … Continue reading

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