Bullying is the Devil’s work, says Francis

Pope Francis has said Christians must recognise the presence of Satan when bullying occurs. In his morning homily he said if we feel the “desire to attack someone because they are weak, we have no doubt: it is the Devil … attacking the weak is the work of Satan.”

Venezuelan cardinal pleads for fair elections

In his New Year message Cardinal Jorge Urosa Savino has called for this year’s presidential elections to be fair and transparent. He said 2017 had been “very tragic”.

Bishop detained for seven months is freed

Bishop Peter Shao Zhumin of Wenzhou, China, has been released from police custody after appeals from the Holy See and Germany.

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