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VaticanNews – Pope Francis: Public Broadcasting Is ‘For The Common Good’ – 18 January 2014

A quote:  he said. “I remind you that your profession, in addition to being informative, is formative; it is a public service, that is, a service for the common good, a service for truth, for goodness, and for beauty.”

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VaticanNews – Holy See Hails “Fruitful Dialogue” On Protecting Children’s Rights – 17 January 2014

2014-01-16 Vatican Radio

(Vatican Radio) A Holy See delegation has concluded a hearing at the United Nations on implementing the Convention on the Rights of the Child, describing it as an “important and fruitful, interactive dialogue” on dealing with child protection.
Maltese Bishop Charles Scicluna, who has long experience of dealing with abuse cases as the former Promoter of Justice at the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, told Vatican Radio the Holy See shares the principles of the Convention and is committed to adequately addressing all issues and concerns regarding cases of abuse within the Catholic Church. Continue reading

VaticanNews – Pope Announces Papal Visit To Holy Land – 5 January 2014

2014-01-05 Vatican Radio

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis will make a papal visit to the Holy Land in May of this year. The Holy Father made the announcement after the recitation of the Sunday Angelus overlooking a rainy St Peter’s Square. Speaking to pilgrims who braved the elements to hear his words, the Pope said, “in the climate of joy, typical of this Christmas season , I wish to announce that from 24 to 26 May next, God willing, I will make a pilgrimage to the Holy Land . Continue reading