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Pope Francis reappoints Cardinal Burke to Vatican's Top Court - The Tablet

Pope Francis has named Cardinal Raymond Burke as a member of the Apostolic Signatura, the Church's supreme court which the cardinal used to lead. The appointment came as a surprise given the cardinal has been a prominent critic of Francis who is ...and more »

Why Pope Francis is reviving a long tradition of regional variations in Catholic services - The Local Italy

Pope Francis has changed Canon law so that translations of liturgical texts are approved by local bishops' conferences, rather than needing Vatican approval. So why is this important? Joanne M. Pierce, a professor of Religious Studies, explains.and more »

Pope Francis wears refugee ID bracelet in appeal for help for migrants - The Jerusalem Post

BOLOGNA, Italy - Pope Francis on Sunday urged governments and people to do more to help migrants and not see them as enemies, wearing a plastic ID bracelet used by asylum seekers to drive home his message. Francis visited a drab refugee center on ...and more »

Pope re-ups Cardinal Raymond Burke at Vatican's supreme court - Crux: Covering all things Catholic

ROME - Pope Francis on Saturday renewed the membership of American Cardinal Raymond Burke on the Apostolic Signatura, thereby extending his presence at the Vatican's supreme court, a body Burke led until he was removed from that position by ...and more »

Pope Francis Tells Migrants: 'You Are Warriors of Hope' - Breitbart News

Pope Francis flew to Bologna, Italy, Sunday and met with a large group of migrants and refugees, calling them “warriors of hope” while insisting that nations open broader avenues for immigration. During a full day in Bologna, Francis spent an hour ...and more »

Pope Francis re-names Cardinal Burke to Vatican's highest court - Catholic News Agency

Vatican City, Sep 30, 2017 / 09:14 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Saturday the Vatican announced Pope Francis' appointment of Cardinal Raymond Burke as a member of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura – the Holy See's highest court – which he ...and more »

Pope Francis calls refugees 'warriors of hope' during visit to welcoming center in Italy - ThinkProgress

During a visit to a welcoming center for migrants in Italy on Sunday, Pope Francis called on European lawmakers to support forcibly displaced people, while wearing a plastic ID bracelet used to identify refugees and migrants who do not have documents.and more »

Pope Francis and scholars clash over Church's new stand on divorce - The Standard

In 2005, the Head of the Roman Catholic Church worldwide Pope Francis wrote a controversial letter that touched on marriage, divorce and homosexuality. In the letter titled The Joy of Love, he appeared to suggest that those divorced and remarried ...and more »

'The truth will set you free': Pope on fake news ahead of communications day - africanews

Pope Francis has selected fake news as his main subject for the 2018 World Communications Day to champion journalism for peace. He tweeted on Friday that the theme for the annual celebration established by Pope Paul VI in 1967 is the John 8:32 bible ...and more »

Why Pope Francis is reviving a long tradition of local variations in Catholic services - Religion News Service

(The Conversation) — Pope Francis has changed Catholic Canon law – and met with some intense reactions. At stake here is the language used for the Mass and the question of who has the responsibility for translating the Catholic liturgy into regional ...and more »