Pope Francis has issued his first Apostolic Exhortation, Evangelii Gaudium (The Joy of the Gospel.) The 224-page document outlines the Pope’s vision for a missionary Church, whose “doors should always be open”. The Pope speaks on numerous themes, including evangelization, peace, homiletics, social justice, the family, respect for creation, faith and politics, ecumenism, interreligious dialogue, and the role of women and of the laity in the Church.
For the first, the bones of a "robust" man in his 60's or 70's found in an excavation under the main altar of St. Peter's Basilica, believed to those of the apostle Peter, were put on public display.
The Holy Father again has shown his deep compassion and love at his weekly audience in St Peter's Square. Showing no hesitance and displaying the living out of the Beatitudes that characterizes his Petrine ministry, Pope Francis embraced, kissed, and blessed a man with severe facial deformities. Pope Francis, while speaking with the man, gestured toward the sky in a private moment, in the midst of a crowded square.
The Most Reverend Joseph E. Kurtz, Archbishop of Louisville has been elected to succeed Timothy Cardinal Dolan of the Archdiocese of New York .
A study conducted by The Global Language Monitor has announced that Pope Francis was the Top Name discussed on the internet in 2013 in its 14th annual global survey of the English language.
Pope Francis' humanity shone through again as he kissed a man's disfigured face in St.Peter's Square
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