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During this time of coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis is calling for prayers not only for our elected leaders who are dealing with the crisis, but also for religious who are trying to provide spiritual sustenance for their flocks.
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Cardinal Peter Turkson says that this period of the coronavirus pandemic is a time for solidarity among peoples.
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Three former students at a school for the deaf in Argentina traveled to Rome to demand Pope Francis and Vatican officials release records on priests who abused them and other students.
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The three other seminarians -- Pius Kanwai, Peter Umenukor and Stephen Amos -- were released in late January.
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During his visit to Poland in 2016, the pope visited the Auschwitz death camp, where he prayed in silence and met with survivors of the Holocaust.
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The pope also addressed the political crises in Latin America, including Venezuela, where he said he hoped "efforts to seek solutions will continue."
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“War only brings death and destruction. I call on all parties to keep alive the flame of dialogue and self-control and avoid the shadow of enmity.”
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Ecological sin was discussed at length during Synod of Bishops for the Amazon in October
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In his off-the-cuff remarks, the pope highlighted the importance of listening.
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Archbishop William E. Lori called the meetings "providential."