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Pope Francis delivers his homily during his Pentecost Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican May 28, 2023.
FaithVatican Dispatch
Justin McLellan – Catholic News Service
In his homily for Pentecost Mass in St. Peter's Basilica May 28, the pope said that the Holy Spirit is "the heart of synodality and the driving force of evangelization."
Inside the Vatican
While in Portugal, Pope Francis plans to visit Fátima, the site of a recognized Marian apparition. Gerry and Colleen explain how the “secrets of Fátima” revealed there relate to the war between Russia and Ukraine.
Carlos Valdez – Associated Press
Pope Francis has sent one of his top sex crimes investigators to Bolivia at a time when the Andean nation is being shaken by an escalating pedophilia scandal involving priests.
Politics & SocietyNews
Associated Press
The Vatican said the driver was about 40 years old and was in a “serious state of psychophysical alteration."
Members of the leadership team of Caritas Internationalis, elected during the organization's general assembly, meet reporters at the Vatican press office May 16, 2023. From left are: Patrick Debucquois, treasurer; Kirsty Robertson, vice president; Archbishop Tarcisius Isao Kikuchi of Tokyo; and Alistair Dutton, secretary-general. (CNS photo/Lola Gomez)
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
Caritas Internationalis held its general assembly in Rome last week and elected a new leadership team to coordinate its work in more than 200 countries.
Politics & SocietyVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
Pope Francis emphasized in particular “the urgent need for ‘gestures of humanity’ towards the most fragile persons, the innocent victims of the conflict.”