Governments must “guide the efforts of global diplomacy to secure peace in our world and to promote the integral development of each individual and all peoples,” Pope Francis said at a recent meeting with new, non-resident ambassadors to the Vatican.
Pope Francis published new laws last Thursday concerning the administration of Vatican City State, including the establishment of an oversight body for monitoring regulatory and procedural compliance within the governorate.
What to do about Good Friday? Of the three parts of the one Triduum liturgy, Good Friday is the most popular. The 3pm service is that religious moment that still attracts significant numbers of people who wish to mark Easter in some way. Come along on Saturday 23 February to explore together the key pastoral and liturgical issues parishes face in preparing and celebrating Good Friday.