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Francis was speaking to the national directors of the pontifical mission societies at a meeting in Rome

Pope Francis opened the Italian bishops’ conference annual assembly in the Vatican

In just two years the Pope has overhauled Vatican finances and set a striking new tone, but time is running out to reform the Curia and hold bishops accountable over clerical abuse

Pope encourages Christians to be passionate for “the proclamation of the joy of the Gospel” in message for World Mission Sunday