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Pope Francis at the Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels in Assisi, Italy, Nov. 12, 2021. Vatican Media.

"It is time that the poor be given back their voice": Pope Francis in Assisi

The pope met with a group of more than 500 poor people from across Europe.

Pope Francis signs his new encyclical, Fratelli tutti, on the altar before the tomb of St. Francis of Assisi on Oct. 3, 2020. / Vatican Media.

Pope Francis Signs New Encyclical ‘Fratelli tutti’ in Assisi

Pope Francis signed his new encyclical, Fratelli tutti, Saturday during a visit to Assisi.

Sr. Anastacia Cristian Malisa, a member of the Order of Saint Clare (The Poor Clares) who died of COVID-19 in Italy's city of Rieti / Vatican News

Tanzanian Nun Who Succumbed to COVID-19 Lived a “joyful life of simplicity”

Sr. Anastacia Cristian Malisa, the Tanzanian-born nun of the Order of Saint Clare (The Poor Clares) who succumbed to COVID-19 April 25 while serving in Italy is being remembered as a simple and joyful person who was always at the service of vulnerable in the society.