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Pope Francis Says Will Continue Being A "Pest" In so called "Defence Of The Poor" (by taking their money in this life "so they can be happy next life")

"Thinking about these situations (of exclusion and inequality), I make a pest of myself with my questions. And I go on asking. And I ask everyone in the name of God," said Pope Francis. In our opinion, the poor will do much better if they invest their little money in the welfare of their families, and the world will be a better place if the pope educates the thousands of pedophiles who surround him to masturbate instead of raping young and helpless children all over the world.

Monsignor Rómulo Aguilar, coordinator of the Organizing Committee of WYD Panama dies

Monsignor Rómulo Aguilar was appointed by Pope Francis as "Chaplain of His Holiness", due to his dedication and service to the Catholic Church.

Vatican enjoys diplomatic immunity, European human rights court says, dismissing alleged child-abuse victims

The Vatican enjoys sovereign immunity that protects it from sexual-abuse lawsuits in local courts, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled, after a case was put forward by 24 people who claim to be victims.

Dismissing Catholic abuse victims' lawsuit, ECHR rules Vatican cannot be sued in European courts

The Vatican cannot be sued in European courts because it is a sovereign state, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled Tuesday in dismissing a suit from survivors of abuse by Catholic clergy.

Pope Francis launches consultation on Church reform

A two-year process to consult every Catholic parish around the world on the future direction of the Church began at the Vatican this weekend.

Divert Arms Money For Food, Vaccines: Pope At Peace Meet With Angela Merkel

Pope Francis spoke after remarks by Muslim and Jewish leaders, by other Christians, and by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who held talks with the pope earlier in the day.

‘My shame, our shame’: Pope reacts to bombshell report of Catholic Church’s sexual abuse of thousands of children in France

Pope Francis has expressed shame on behalf of himself and the Roman Catholic Church over the scale of sexual abuse committed against children in France after a damming report found hundreds of thousands of minors had been abused.

Pope expresses 'shame' over Church response to sexual abuse survivors following French report

Pope Francis on Wednesday called a report detailing decades of abuse in the French Catholic Church "a moment of shame," and called upon leaders of the Church to ensure "similar tragedies" never happen again.

French Church abuse: Victims demand action after inquiry

Victims of sexual abuse in the French Catholic Church have demanded action after the publication of a damning new inquiry.

More than 200,000 children sexually abused by French Catholic clergy, damning report finds

Members of the Catholic clergy in France sexually abused an estimated 216,000 minors over the past seven decades, according to a damning report published Tuesday that said the Church had prioritized the protection of the institution over victims who were urged to stay silent.

3,000 paedophiles in French Catholic church since 1950s - inquiry head

Figure from head of commission investigating sexual abuse comes days before publication of report

Cardinal Erdő: 20th-Century Religious Persecution Strengthened the Faith of Hungarian People

During a visit to Rome, the primate of Hungary discussed the recent Eucharistic Congress held in Budapest, the current threats to the West and the upcoming Synod on Synodality.

Hungary is a society under God

Much as the world is widely becoming liberal, Hungary seems to maintain its stand on many cultural and Christian values

Pope Francis gives private audience to Cardinal Erdo

Pope Francis gave a private audience to Cardinal Peter Erdo on Saturday, nearly two weeks after his visit to the 52nd International Eucharistic Congress in Budapest, Norbert Nemeth, Rector of the Papal Hungarian Institute of Rome, told MTI.

Canadian Catholic Church Apologises to Indigenous People for Abuse in Residential Schools

The Canadian Catholic Church has apologised to the country's indigenous peoples for the suffering caused to children in residential schools, many of which were operated by the Church and often relied on forced assimilation.

Pope Francis Gives Private Audience to Cardinal Erdő

Pope Francis gave a private audience to Cardinal Péter Erdő on Saturday, nearly two weeks after his visit to the 52nd International Eucharistic Congress in Budapest, Norbert Németh, Rector of the Papal Hungarian Institute of Rome, told MTI.

"It was good to be Catholic and Hungarian here" – Father Kornél Fábry, Secretary General of the 52nd International Eucharistic Congress

In his interview with Hungary Today, Father Kornél, the chief organizer of this year's IEC, talked about the successful hosting of the event.

Former US Vice President Pence Praises Hungary Govt's Vision on Family Policy

Former US Vice President Mike Pence, in his address to the 4th Demographic Summit in Budapest on Thursday, commended Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s vision of family policy.

What Really Happened at the Eucharistic Congress in Budapest?

COMMENTARY: A wonderful event that gave hope to hundreds of thousands of pilgrims in the heart of secularized Europe was unfortunately promoted by many as a ‘liberal’ Pope meeting an ‘illiberal’ prime minister.

Irish president urged to attend centenary service with Queen

DUP leader criticises Michael D Higgins’ decision not to attend service marking 1921 partition

Pope Francis celebrates mass at International Eucharistic Congress in Budapest

POPE FRANCIS visited Budapest on Sunday to celebrate a mass in Heroes’ Square which closed the week-long 52nd International Eucharistic Congress (IEC). It was the first time that a Pope has attended an IEC for 20 years. As well as its spiritual significance, the event proved noteworthy for signs of diplomatic tension with Hungary’s far-Right Fidesz government.

Pope Says Abortion Is Murder, Urges "Pastoral" Approach

Pope Francis was responding to a question about some US bishops who proposed denying the sacred ritual to politicians who supported abortion rights -- a group that includes Biden.

Pope to Interfaith Summit: If We Want Peace on Earth, ‘We Cannot Lose Sight of Heaven’

The Holy Father sent a Sept. 11 written message, quoting from a speech he gave earlier this year in Ur, Iraq.

What Rod Dreher Sees in Viktor Orbán

For Dreher and other conservatives, Hungary has become a dark mirror for the American culture wars.