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Tom Evans, the father of the seriously ill child Alfie Evans, met with the Pope pleading for "asylum" so that his son, who has a rare brain disease, may receive care in Italy, and not be euthanized in England ...read more
“The Church needs true prophets, who not only speak the truth fearlessly but also who empathize with the suffering of their people”. That was the Pope’s message during his homily at his daily morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta earlier today. ...read more
We begin today with the touching story of the Pope and a little boy with a broken heart. So overcome with emotion, was unable to ask his question and so the Pope invited him to come up, have a good cry and whisper in his ear.  Here is what the Pope had to say... ...read more
"I confess", the Pope wrote, "it has caused me great pain and shame and I ask forgiveness of all those I have offended, and I hope to do so personally in the coming weeks". ...read more
French President, Emmanuel Macron, has caused an uproar among his critics and the secularists poplus of his country, after making public remarks that he wants to repair the relationship between the Catholic church and the state of France. ...read more
For the first time in 500 years, Lutherans in Sweden are welcoming Catholics to celebrate Masses in Lund Cathedral. This historic cathedral was formerly the site of bitter religious feuding during the Reformation but has now become a site of interfaith friendship since Pope Francis held a service there in 2016. ...read more