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Pope to visit DR Congo and South Sudan in early 2023

Pope Francis will visit Democratic Republic of the Congo and South Sudan early next year, a trip previously postponed due to knee problems, the Vatican said on Thursday. The 85-year-old pontiff will visit Kinshasa during his visit to the DRC from January 31 to February 3. He will then be joined by Justin Welby, Archbishop

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Pope Francis sacks Vatican charity organization accused of bullying employees

Pope Francis on Tuesday fired the entire leadership of the international charitable wing of the Roman Catholic Church and appointed a commissioner to manage it following accusations of bullying and abuse of employees. The pontiff’s surprise decision was announced in a papal decree and concerned the leaders of Caritas Internationalis (CI), a Vatican-based confederation of

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EU states should share responsibility for migrants – Pope

Pope Francis said on Sunday (November 6) that migrants must be welcomed, escorted, promoted and integrated, and that each EU government must agree on how many migrants it can accept. On Friday (November 4), a dispute escalated over who should take care of migrants rescued by charitable groups off the coast of Italy, with Italy

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