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  • Pope rules Vatican okay needed to launch diocesan religious order

    • May 20, 2016

    VATICAN CITY — Diocesan bishops must consult with the Vatican before establishing a diocesan religious order, Pope Francis ruled. The consultation “is to be understood as necessary for the validity of the erection of a diocesan institute of consecrated life,” said the rescript or ruling approved by Pope Francis April

  • Dublin prelate says pope will visit Ireland in 2018

    • May 20, 2016

    DUBLIN — Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin confirmed that Pope Francis, or his successor, will visit Ireland in 2018 for the World Meeting of Families. Martin confirmed that when he discussed the issue of visiting Ireland with the pontiff, Pope Francis said: “‘I will come’, and he said, ‘if I

  • Do not give in to fear of immigrants, pope tells diplomats

    • May 19, 2016

    VATICAN CITY — While the international community should continue working for peace in war-torn countries, it also must work to help migrants escaping violence and persecution as well as those caring for them, Pope Francis said Thursday. In a speech May 19 to six new ambassadors to the Holy See,

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