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This morning at Casa Santa Marta, Pope Francis celebrated Mass and gave a homily on the driving force of the Holy Spirit (more details, summary video).

He also received a number of audiences today, including several prelates and:

members of the group St. Peter’s Circle (full text)
• Ambassador of Japan, Yoshio Matthew Nakamura (summary video)
• Cardinal Angelo Amato, prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, during which approved some decrees (full list)

Of messages, Pope Francis sent prayers and assurance of closeness to those affected by fires in the Fort McMurray area of Canada.

Also today, he sent a tweet:

Jesus, ascended into heaven, is now in the lordship of God, present in every space and time, close to each one of us. (link)

and posted to Instagram:

http://t.va/4u I wish to say that you will be the precious gift in my prayer to the Father. #ComMisericordia50, #PrayForMe, #prayer (link)

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