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Argentine president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner criticised leaders who “go to take their photo [with Francis], but then do not listen to him” after her audience with the Pope yesterday.
Francis will preside over a prayer vigil for mafia victims on Friday.
Some 29 per cent of Italians say they go to Mass more often since Francis’s election, a Famiglia Cristiana survey has found (results, see ’15 di 24′).
Several Australian bishops have said they are in favour of restoring meatless Fridays.
Joseph Shaw asks if good Catholics are free to criticise the Pope.