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To Love And Cherish Family Life

Today Pope Francis received an array of audiences (more complete list in Italian), including:

• Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands
• Delegation of the “Catholic Fraternity of Charismatic Covenant Communities and Fellowships”

Of messages, it was reported that Pope Francis sent letter replying some people in prison in Velletri, Italy, near Rome.

And he sent a tweet:

All are called to love and cherish family life, for families are not a problem; they are first and foremost an opportunity. (link)

and posted to Instagram:

Your happiness has no price. It is not an app that you can download on your phones. (link)

In God’s global plan news:

Cardinal Peter Turkson, president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, spoke at a conference on “Care for our Common Home in the context of Large Scale Investments in Mining and Agriculture” in Lusaka, Zambia. His address was titled “An Overview of Laudato si’ – What are the main issues and key concerns?” (full text).

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