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Just ask for it: ‘Give me faith!’

At Casa Santa Marta this morning, Pope Francis had Mass and gave a homily regarding faith being one’s relationship with God (more details, summary video).

Today Pope Francis received a whole bunch of people in audience, including:

• Jean Todt, president of the Federation Internationale d'Automobile (FIA) and entourage (more details, summary video 1, summary video 2)
• Fabrizio Palenzona, president of the “Aeroporti di Roma,” and entourage
• Maria Romana De Gasperi, honorary president of the De Gasperi Foundation
• Community of the Collegio Sacerdotale Argentino in Rome (more details, summary video). One attendee, Father Angel Hernandez, was interviewed on how the audience went.

Also today, Pope Francis by way of the Apostolic Almoner sponsored a circus show for a group 2,000 homeless people, refugees, prisoners and people living in poverty (summary video).

For a Jubilee of Mercy involving boys and girls to be held April 23rd-25th, 2016, an address by Pope Francis to the group has been pre-released (full text).

He also made one appointment and gave his consent to an election in the Greek-Catholic Church of Ukraine.

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