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Pope Francis returns to Africa

September 3, 2019 Allen Ottaro 3

Pope Francis returns to Africa this week, on a three-nation apostolic visit that will take him to Mozambique, Madagascar, and Mauritius, beginning on Wednesday, September 4th and concluding the following Tuesday, the 10th. The visit […]

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The Amazon synod and priestly celibacy

July 18, 2019 Russell Shaw 15

In just three months a relative handful of bishops meeting in Rome is expected to reach a decision with potentially momentous consequences for the entire Western Church. The bishops will be participants in a long-awaited […]