Pope Francis has asked French biblicist and theologian Anne-Marie Pelletier to write the meditations for this year's Stations of the Cross as the Colosseum.
The washing of feet on Holy Thursday. Pope Francis has shown the way towards inclusivity. Not everyone is keen to follow suit.
Cruxnow has posted a fascinating interview with Cardinal Laurent Monsengwo who is a member of Pope Francis' C9 Council and archbishop of Kinshasa, DR Congo.
A major conference on theme: "African Christian Theology: Memories and Mission for the 21st Century" is taking place in Rome this week.
Pope Francis clearly enjoyed sending this Christmas message in sign language.
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