In an interview with Vatican News, Cardinal Piacenza said that bishops had requested an extended timeframe for the plenary indulgence, considering the importance of the commemoration of the feasts of All Saints’ Day on Nov. 1 and All Souls’ Day on Nov. 2.
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Mexican Broadcaster: Vatican Held Back Pope Francis’ Words on Same-Sex Civil Unions in 2019 Interview Footage
The interview in question was recorded with Vatican-owned cameras, and the network was given footage of the interview, but apparently not all footage, after the interview.
Recently two pieces of space junk, a defunct Russian satellite and a discarded part of a Chinese rocket segment, narrowly avoided collision.
Emphasizing that suffering is always personal, Pope Francis said: “Even the pains we suffer cannot be merely specific cases of a universal law: they are always ‘my’ tears.”
Earlier this month, it was reported that Cecilia Marogna had received more than 500,000 euros from the Holy See’s Secretariat of State under the direction of its former sostituto Cardinal Angelo Becciu.
In the afternoon of Oct. 13, the six members of Pope Francis’ Council of Cardinals held an online meeting, in which they discussed how to continue their meetings during the pandemic.
Theologian Father Thomas Petri of the Dominican House of Studies says that Pope Francis is speaking in continuity with recent popes including Pope St. John Paul II, who issued “a very strong statement” about capital punishment in his 1995 encyclical Evangelium Vitae.
The representative for the Holy See said that women’s health “must be cared for in a more holistic way, in particular, in those situations of emergency, where what sometimes is considered an ‘immediate solution’ actually involves further violence, isolation and despair.”
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Oct. 1 at the Vatican with Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state, and Archbishop Paul Gallagher, secretary for Relations With States.