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Vatican Dossier - Mar 12

 
interview

INTERVIEW: ‘That Which Is Said by the Pope Is Taken Very Seriously Not Just by Catholics But Seriously by All of Us,’ Says UK Minister for Faith, Lord Bourne

Lord Bourne Tells ZENIT: ‘We certainly would anticipate, hope and pray for a visit of Pope Francis. I think that would be something widely welcomed, and across all faiths’
 
Pope & Holy See

Pope Francis Mourns for Victims of Tragic Ethiopian Airlines Plane Crash

Assures His Prayers for All Who Have Died & for Those Who Mourn Their Loss
 
Pope and Holy See

In Annual Lenten Tradition, Pope Addresses Clergy of Rome (Full Text)

‘Dear brothers, this is the meaning of Lent that we will live’
 
 
Spirituality & Prayer

Holy Father’s Spiritual Exercises for Lent Begin with a Poem of Florence

Benedictine Abbot Bernardo Francesco Maria Gianni Offers First Meditation to Pope Francis and Curia
 
Pope and Holy See

Nigeria: Pope Names Coadjutor Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Abuja

Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama, Currently Archbishop of Jos
 
Pope and Holy See

Croatia: Pope Names News Auxiliary for Archdiocese of Đakovo-Osijek

Rev. Mons. Ivan Ćurić, of the Clergy of the Same Ecclesiastical District and Vicar General
 
 
Conflicts, War, Terrorism

Philippines: More Priests Receive Death Threats

Three Catholic Priests Have Been Killed Since December 2017
 
Religious Freedom

Egypt: Number of Churches ‘Regularized’ by Government Rises to 783

Many More Approvals Expected by end of 2020
 
Ecumenism and Interreligious dialogue

Turkmenistan: Promoting Dialogue Between Christians and Muslims

‘To dialogue, share, witness, are all attitudes that bear fruit’