Francis to visit Peru and Chile in January

Pope Francis will travel to Chile and Peru in January, the Vatican has announced. It will be his sixth visit to Latin America as Pope. No mention was made of a possible trip to Argentina. He has not returned to his homeland since he was elected Pontiff.

Church opens Causes of two White Fathers

The Ugandan Church has opened the Causes of two White Fathers, Fr Siméon Lourdel and Brother Amans Delmas, who mentored the Uganda Martyrs in the late 1800s.

Number two named for new mega-dicastery

The Pope has appointed Lyon professor Fr Bruno-Marie Duffé as first secretary of the Vatican’s new dicastery for human development.

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