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Following the U.S. bishops’ initiative to heal racism, the interfaith gathering, which will take place at Our Mother of Consolation Parish in Philadelphia on Jan. 20, will feature Msgr. Federico Britto as homilist.
The Netflix film about Popes Benedict and Francis is entertaining but its portrayal of the 2013 conclave is not true, says George Weigel, a man who was there and knew its details and dynamics.
Archbishop Charles Chaput launched the Philadelphia Archdiocese’s largest annual fundraiser for ministries serving tens of thousands of people Jan. 17, saying its $12.5 million goal was “a lot of money, but there’s a lot of need.”