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Vatican Dossier - Jun 13

General Audience

Pope Francis Continues Journey with the Acts of the Apostles

He ‘was enrolled with the eleven’ Apostles

General Audience

Pope’s General Audience: On the Acts of the Apostles (Full Text)

‘In the Acts of the Apostles, the Twelve manifest the Lord’s style. They are accredited witnesses of Christ’s work’
General Audience

Holy Father Offers Thoughts for Young, Elderly, Sick, Newlyweds

Asks Intercession of Saint Anthony of Padua
Pope and Holy See

Cardinal Parolin’s Homily for Opening of Meeting of Papal Representatives

‘Jesus restores movement, lightness, reveals its possibilities.’
Catholic Church

Pope Moves Eight Closer to Sainthood

Declarations of Heroic Virtue Approved
Sexual Abuse and Protection of Minors

US Bishops Name Three New Members of National Review Board (NRB)

‘The bishops are very grateful to the Board for the work that it does and believe that it has been a tremendous help with the continued healing of the Church and protection efforts.’
Family & Life Issues

US Bishops Laud Doctors’ Group for Opposition to Assisted Suicide

‘The practice and promotion of assisted suicide poses grave consequences for our entire society…’
Human Rights and Justice

Bishops of Myanmar Urge Halt to Dam on River Irrawaddy

‘Our plea is for all our brothers and sisters in the whole of Myanmar’
Catholic Church

New Archbishop Offers New Hope in Iraq

London’s Mgr Nizar Semaan Becomes Archbishop of Mosul