Pope Francis has set in motion the preparations for the Jubilee Year 2025, which he believes “can contribute greatly to restoring a climate of hope and trust” after two years of pandemic and suffering.
Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI has written a “mea culpa” in which he asks forgiveness for “the abuses and the errors” that occurred when he held different positions of great responsibility in the church.
Pope Francis, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar and President Biden issued statements emphasizing the need to recognize that all people are brothers and sisters and are called to live together as such to achieve peace.
Father Zollner is the president of the Pontifical Gregorian University’s Center for Child Protection. He has been one of the few people in Rome willing to speak on the record about the Munich report.
The duty of the Secretariat for the Economy includes “to report transparently” so that those who contribute “are then able see how the money with which they help is spent,” Juan Antonio Guerrero, S.J., said Friday.
Pope Francis goes to college: Vatican announces virtual meeting with university students across the Americas
The historic event will be hosted by Loyola University Chicago in collaboration with Emilce Cuda, the new head of the office of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America, who convinced the pope to participate.
Cardinal Pietro Parolin and Archbishop Edgar Peña Parra, the two most senior advisors to Pope Francis, have tested positive for Covid-19 and are in quarantine.
“Multilateral diplomacy is thus called to be truly inclusive,” the pope said, “not canceling but cherishing the differences and sensibilities that have historically marked various peoples.”