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Pope Francis: ‘Mongolia is a symbol of religious freedom’

Pope Francis: ‘Mongolia is a symbol of religious freedom’

Pope Francis called Mongolia a “symbol of religious freedom” in his first speech in the Asian country sandwiched between China and Russia and underlined how Mongolia’s democratic government is in a unique position to play “an important role on behalf of world peace.”

Pope Francis: Without concrete love, our lives have ‘no weight’

Pope Francis: Without concrete love, our lives have ‘no weight’

Pope Francis meets with charity workers at the Centro Parochial de Serafina in Lisbon on Aug. 4, 2023. VATICAN MEDIA By Jonathan Liedl Catholic News Agency August 4, 2023 At a gathering with Portuguese charity workers Friday morning, Pope Francis went off script to...