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Pope Francis Tests Negative For Coronavirus After Suffering From Cold

Pope Francis, who is suffering from a cold, has tested negative for the coronavirus, an Italian newspaper reported on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 as Italy battles Europe’s worst outbreak. The pope cancelled a Lent retreat for the first time in his papacy this weekend, after axing all public meetings at the end of last week […]

Lent: “Switch Off The Television And Open The Bible” –

In his Ash Wednesday homily marking the beginning of Lent, the Pope Francis exhorted the world’s 1.3 billion Catholics to “switch off the television and open the Bible”. “It’s the time to switch off from your mobile phone and to connect to the Gospel,” he said, deploring what he called the recent trend towards a […]