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In Surprise Appearance Pope Francis Hears Confessions of Teens in Vatican Square

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Pope Francis hears confessions

On St. George’s day, Pope Francis turned up in Vatican Square to hear the confessions of sixteen of the thousands of teenagers who had gathered to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation. More form Aleteia here: In Surprise Appearance Pope Francis Hears Confessions of Teens in Vatican Square. Want to learn how to make a Confession, or why Catholics confess? Video after the jump:

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3.1
Vatican Gives Free Health Care to Rome’s Poor

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Vatican gives healthcare to Rome's homeless

The poor can receive food, shelter, haircuts, showers, tours of the Sistine chapel, and now free healthcare at the Vatican. AMDG. Read about it from Catholic News Service here: Vatican Gives Free Health Care to Rome’s Poor. Photo of Pope Francis with a disabled child after the jump.

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10.12
TCC Video: Patti Smith on Pope Francis & Her Performances at The Vatican

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Patti Smith meets Pope Francis

The American punk rocker, and National Book Award winning memoiristPatti Smith, was raised a Jehovah’s Witness. And yet she has been described in The New Yorker and elsewhere as having deeply Catholic leanings. Smith speaks on Democracy Now about her love for Pope Francis, and being invited to perform at the Vatican twice. Watch the video after the jump:

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