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  • Pope calls for abolition of death penalty; end to inhuman prison conditions
    Pope Francis called on all men and women of good will to fight for the abolition of the death penalty, in “all of its forms” and for the improvement of prison conditions. In an address to members of the International Association of Criminal Law, he also addressed the need to combat human trafficking and of […]
  • Pope Francis:"We cannot be Christians without the grace of the Holy Spirit"
    Pope Francis reflected on "the limitless language of God’s love" during his Thursday morning homily at Casa Santa Marta.  "We cannot be Christians without the grace of the Holy Spirit" who gives us the strength to love, he said. Pope Francis was reflecting on St Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians in which the Apostle describes his […]
  • Horsemen from the Camargue riding to Lourdes
    More than 5,000 Gardians, horsemen from the Camargue in the south of France, are currently riding to Lourdes. The riders many of whom are in traditional dress, will gather at the shrine from 24 to 25 October for their pilgrimage which takes place every two years. The theme of their pilgrimage theme this year is: 'The […]