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Pope Francis sends financial aid to Haiti, Bangladesh and Vietnam

VATICAN CITY (RNS) — From Haiti to Afghanistan, the Catholic Church sought to address global crises this week through financial and humanitarian aid, as well as heartfelt appeals for political leaders “to act according to conscience.” Since the Taliban rose to power in mid-August and sent Afghanistan spiraling into chaos,…
bubmag
August 24, 2021
Pope Francis

Pope Francis eats breakfast, takes walk 2 days after surgery

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis ate breakfast, read the newspapers and took a walk Tuesday as he continued recovering from intestinal surgery, the Vatican said. A statement from the Vatican spokesman, Matteo Bruni, said tests performed following the pontiff’s Sunday surgery to remove half of his colon yielded “good” and…
bubmag
July 6, 2021