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 Pope: Today's migration crisis is the greatest tragedy since WW2
Pope: Today's migration crisis is the greatest tragedy since WW2

Pope Francis has called for an ongoing commitment to welcome and integrate migrants and refugees and described the current migration crisis as the world's greatest tragedy after the Second World War. Speaking during Wednesday's General Audience in St Peter's Square, which was attended by members of the Migrantes Foundation, an arm of the Italian Bishops' Conference which

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Pope to lead '24 Hours for the Lord' Penitential Service
Pope to lead '24 Hours for the Lord' Penitential Service

Pope Francis will preside over a penitential service at the Vatican on Friday, in anticipation of the '24 Hours for the Lord' initiative. The service will take place on Friday 17 March, one week before all churches around the world are asked to offer the sacrament of Reconciliation, a request made by the Pontifical Council for the Promoting of the New Evangelization. The theme of the initiative this year comes from the Gospel according to Saint Matthew: 'I desire Mercy'

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  Catholic Community prepares for Pope Francis' worldwide 'Confession drive'
Catholic Community prepares for Pope Francis' worldwide 'Confession drive'

Catholics across England and Wales will participate in a worldwide 'Confession drive' this weekend that has been initiated by Pope Francis, as an integral part of his Jubilee Year of Mercy celebrations. '24 hours for the Lord' will run from Friday 4 to Saturday 5 March and will see teams of Catholic priests available in Cathedrals, and in some local churches in England and Wales, to dispense the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Similar gatherings will happen on every continent, with millions expected to visit churches for prayer and

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