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New Enthusiasm and Motivations

Today Pope Francis received in audience numerous people and others, including:

Prime Minister of Samoa, His Excellency Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegao
participants of the plenary Assembly of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples (full text, summary video)

As well, Pope Francis met with the Council for the Economy regarding reforms within the Holy See. Relatedly, one of the reforms has been in the news this week (more details).

Additionally today, in the Hall of Popes, Pope Francis was presented the Evangeliario di Misericordia or Gospel Book of Mercy, which is a copy of the four Gospels illustrated with mosaics, and published to commemorate the beginning of the Jubilee Year of Mercy (more details, summary video).

Also today, there have been multiple reports (link 1 & link 2) that Pope Francis wrote a prologue for a German youth Bible, which is now also published today as a part of a compendium of other texts by other authors (full text, compendium purchase link), the German youth Bible with the same prologue was originally published on October 21st.

As well today, Pope Francis made some appointments.

And that’s the Pope Francis news for the day!


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