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Misc: Francis and Benedict Celebrate Old Age with 40,000 Elderly

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Pope Benedict and Pope Francis

Pope Benedict and Pope Francis met with 40,000 elderly people in St. Peter’s Square today. Pope Francis said in his homily, “Unless the encounter, the meeting of generations, is reestablished, unless a new and fruitful intergenerational equilibrium is restored, what results is a serious impoverishment for everyone.” Read more from Crux here: Francis and Benedict Celebrate Old Age with 40,000 Elderly

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Misc: Pope Francis Has a Few Words in Support of Leisure

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Pope Francis

In a new book of interviews “Pope Francis: His Life in His Own Words” the Pope urges Catholics to keep Sunday a day of rest. As it says in the Catechism of the Catholic Church:

“On Sundays . . . the faithful are to refrain from engaging in work or activities that hinder the worship owed to God. . .”

Read the whole article in the New York Times here: Pope Francis Has a Few Words in Support of Leisure

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