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Swiss Guard faints during audience with Pope Francis

posted on 08/17/2022 10:25 (credit: Vincenzo PINTO / AFP) Vatican City, Holy See- A member of the Swiss Guard collapsed on Wednesday (17/7) in front of Pope Francis’ gaze during the traditional general audience in the Vatican’s Paul VI hall. The Swiss Guard suddenly fell, face down, with his …

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Pope Francis reforms Opus Dei; see the changes

posted on 08/05/2022 06:00 (credit: Alberto Pizzoli/AFP) The Motu Proprio Ad charisma tuendum (“To protect the charisma”), a document issued by Pope Francis to reform Opus Dei, one of the most influential conservative organizations in the Catholic Church, began yesterday. The text determines the transfer of competences from Opus Dei …

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Pope launches reform of Opus Dei

Pope Francis decided with a Motu Proprio, a papal document, to reform the influential Catholic organization Opus Dei, known in Europe and Latin America for its conservative positions. The papal document, entitled “Ad charisma tuendum” (“To protect the charisma”), in force from this Thursday (4) and released last July, “cuts …

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After all, will Pope Francis resign?

The last few days have been full of intense speculation about the future of Pope Francis. Rumors are growing that the Argentine pontiff will resign as top leader of the Catholic Church, as did his predecessor, Benedict XVI, who is still alive at 95, and left the role in 2013. …

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